Rick Wamsley

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Rick Wamsley
Born (1959-05-25) May 25, 1959 (age 55)
Simcoe, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Montreal Canadiens
St. Louis Blues
Calgary Flames
Toronto Maple Leafs
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 58th overall, 1979
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 1979–1993

Richard James Wamsley (born May 25, 1959) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played in the National Hockey League for the Montreal Canadiens, St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames and Toronto Maple Leafs. He is currently the goaltending coach for the NHL's Ottawa Senators.

Drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in 1979, Wamsley played with the Nova Scotia Voyageurs before being called up to the big team. He spent three successful seasons in Montreal before being shipped to St. Louis in exchange for the draft picks which the Canadiens would ultimately use to select future players Shayne Corson and Stéphane Richer.

Wamsley and Denis Herron shared the William M. Jennings Trophy with Montreal in 1982. Wamsley was traded to the Calgary Flames with Rob Ramage for Brett Hull and would be a part of their Stanley Cup team in 1989. He previously served as a goaltending coach for the St. Louis Blues and pro scout and goaltending coach with the Columbus Blue Jackets. Prior to joining the Blue Jackets, Wamsley spent six seasons as a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs organization. While in Toronto, he served as a pro and amateur scout in 1998–99 and was an assistant coach under Pat Burns from 1996–98. Wamsley joined the Leafs' organization as a goaltending consultant immediately after retiring from playing following the 1992–93 season. On July 28, 2010, Wamsley joined the Ottawa Senators organization in the capacity of goaltending coach.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

  Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA   GP W L MIN GA SO GAA
1976–77 St. Catharines Fincups OMJHL 12 647 36 0 3.34 3 0 1 132 10 0 4.52
1977–78 Hamilton Fincups OMJHL 25 1495 74 2 2.97 3 2 1 333 9 0 2.90
1978–79 Brantford Alexanders OMJHL 24 1444 128 0 5.32
1979–80 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 40 19 16 2 2305 125 2 3.25 3 1 1 143 12 0 5.03
1980–81 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 43 17 19 3 2372 155 0 3.92 4 2 1 199 6 1 1.81
1980–81 Montreal Canadiens NHL 5 3 0 1 253 8 1 1.90
1981–82 Montreal Canadiens NHL 38 23 7 7 2206 101 2 2.75 5 2 3 300 11 0 2.20
1982–83 Montreal Canadiens NHL 46 27 12 5 2583 151 0 3.51 3 0 3 152 7 0 2.76
1983–84 Montreal Canadiens NHL 42 19 17 3 2333 144 2 3.70 1 0 0 32 0 0 0.00
1984–85 St. Louis Blues NHL 40 23 12 5 2319 126 0 3.20 2 0 2 120 7 0 3.50
1985–86 St. Louis Blues NHL 42 22 16 3 2410 142 0 3.54 10 4 6 569 37 0 3.90
1986–87 St. Louis Blues NHL 41 17 15 6 2410 142 0 3.54 2 1 1 120 5 0 2.50
1987–88 St. Louis Blues NHL 31 13 16 1 1818 103 2 3.40
1987–88 Calgary Flames NHL 2 1 0 0 73 5 0 4.11 1 0 1 31 2 0 3.84
1988–89 Calgary Flames NHL 35 17 11 4 1927 95 2 2.96 1 0 1 20 2 0 6.00
1989–90 Calgary Flames NHL 36 18 8 6 1969 107 2 3.26 1 0 1 49 9 0 11.04
1990–91 Calgary Flames NHL 29 14 7 5 1670 85 0 3.05 1 0 0 2 1 0 25.53
1991–92 Calgary Flames NHL 9 3 4 0 457 34 0 4.47
1991–92 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 8 4 3 0 428 27 0 3.78
1992–93 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 3 0 3 0 160 15 0 5.64
1992–93 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 2 0 1 0 112 8 0 4.29
NHL totals 407 204 131 46 23121 1287 12 3.34 27 7 18 1396 81 0 3.48

International[edit]

Year Team Comp GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA
1983 Canada WC 10 6 4 0 600 30 1 3.00
1985 Canada WC 2 1 1 0 120 11 0 5.50
Totals 12 7 5 0 720 41 1 3.42

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