February 19, 1968 |
Calgary, AB, CAN
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
Capital District Islanders
New York Islanders (1988–1992)
Tampa Bay Lightning (1992–1994)
Philadelphia Flyers (1994–1996)
Boston Bruins (1996–2000)
New York Rangers (2000)
Carolina Hurricanes (2000–2001)
Dallas Stars (2001–2004)
Tampa Bay Lightning (2005–2006)
|NHL Draft||118th overall, 1987
New York Islanders
Robert DiMaio (born February 19, 1968) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played in 894 National Hockey League (NHL) games with the New York Islanders, Tampa Bay Lightning, Philadelphia Flyers, Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, Carolina Hurricanes, and Dallas Stars. He is currently a scout with the St. Louis Blues.
DiMaio was first drafted by the New York Islanders 6th round, 118th overall in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft, and captained their minor league Springfield Indians affiliate to a Calder Cup championship in 1990; he was the final active NHL player of the Indians' franchise. Over the course of his career, he played for the Islanders, Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Carolina Hurricanes, Dallas Stars, and was one of the original Lightning players during Tampa's inaugural season. He suffered a severe concussion after a controversial hit by Montreal Canadiens forward Guillaume Latendresse during the 2006 preseason, which ended his career. He has been winner of the italian championship in the 2005 with Hockey Club Milano Vipers.
- June 18, 1992- Claimed by the Tampa Bay Lightning from the New York Islanders in the Expansion Draft.
- March 18, 1994- Traded by the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for Jim Cummins and Philadelphia's 1995 4th round draft choice.
- September 30, 1996- Claimed on waivers by the San Jose Sharks from the Philadelphia Flyers.
- September 30, 1996- Traded by the San Jose Sharks to the Boston Bruins in exchange for Boston's 1997 5th round draft choice.
- August 4, 2000- Traded by the New York Rangers, along with Darren Langdon, to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for Sandy McCarthy and Carolina's 2001 4th round draft choice.
- July 1, 2001- Signed as free agent with the Dallas Stars.
- January 2005- Signed with Hockey Club Milano Vipers.
- August 9, 2005- Signed as a free agent with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
|1985–86||Medicine Hat Tigers||WHL||55||20||30||50||82||22||6||6||12||39|
|1986–87||Medicine Hat Tigers||WHL||70||27||43||70||130||20||7||11||18||46|
|1987–88||Medicine Hat Tigers||WHL||54||47||44||91||120||14||12||19||31||59|
|1988–89||New York Islanders||NHL||16||0||1||1||30||—||—||—||—||—|
|1989–90||New York Islanders||NHL||7||0||0||0||2||1||1||0||1||4|
|1990–91||Capital District Islanders||AHL||12||3||4||7||22||—||—||—||—||—|
|1990–91||New York Islanders||NHL||1||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|1991–92||New York Islanders||NHL||50||5||2||7||43||—||—||—||—||—|
|1992–93||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||54||9||15||24||62||—||—||—||—||—|
|1993–94||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||39||9||7||15||40||—||—||—||—||—|
|1999–00||New York Rangers||NHL||12||1||3||4||8||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||HC Milano Vipers||Italy||9||4||8||12||4||15||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||61||4||13||17||30||2||0||0||0||0|