Rob DiMaio

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Rob DiMaio
Born (1968-02-19) February 19, 1968 (age 46)
Calgary, AB, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for NHL
New York Islanders (19881992)
Tampa Bay Lightning (19921994)
Philadelphia Flyers (19941996)
Boston Bruins (19962000)
New York Rangers (2000)
Carolina Hurricanes (2000–2001)
Dallas Stars (20012004)
Tampa Bay Lightning (2005–2006)
AHL
Springfield Indians
Capital District Islanders
Utah Grizzlies
NHL Draft 118th overall, 1987
New York Islanders
Playing career 1988–2006

Robert Charles 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.[1]

Playing career[edit]

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.

Transactions[edit]

  • 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.
  • 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.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1984–85 Kamloops Blazers WHL 55 9 18 27 29 7 1 3 4 2
1985–86 Kamloops Blazers WHL 6 1 0 1 0
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 Springfield Indians AHL 40 13 18 31 67
1988–89 New York Islanders NHL 16 0 1 1 30
1989–90 Springfield Indians AHL 54 25 27 52 69 16 4 7 11 45
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
1993–94 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 14 3 5 8 6
1994–95 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 36 3 1 4 53 15 2 4 6 4
1995–96 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 59 6 15 21 58 3 0 0 0 0
1996–97 Boston Bruins NHL 72 13 15 28 82
1997–98 Boston Bruins NHL 79 10 17 27 82 6 1 0 1 8
1998–99 Boston Bruins NHL 71 7 14 21 95 12 2 0 2 8
1999–00 Boston Bruins NHL 50 5 16 21 42
1999–00 New York Rangers NHL 12 1 3 4 8
2000–01 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 74 6 18 24 54 6 0 0 0 4
2001–02 Utah Grizzlies AHL 3 1 1 2 0
2001–02 Dallas Stars NHL 61 6 6 12 25
2002–03 Dallas Stars NHL 69 10 9 19 76 12 1 4 5 10
2003–04 Dallas Stars NHL 69 9 15 24 52 5 0 1 1 2
2004–05 SCL Tigers NLA 9 2 3 5 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
NHL totals 894 106 171 277 840 62 7 9 16 40

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