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August 10, 1954|
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
New York Rangers
New Haven Nighthawks
5th overall, 1974|
4th overall, 1974|
Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Connor was selected by the Montreal Canadiens in round one, fifth overall in the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft, and selected by the Phoenix Roadrunners in round one, fourth overall in the 1974 WHA Secret Amateur Draft. Connor began his World Hockey Association career with the Phoenix Roadrunners before a stint with the Houston Aeros. In 1978, he played on the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League and is remembered for his series-winning double OT playoff goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Connor played one season with the Edmonton Oilers and parts of three seasons with the New York Rangers. He played professional hockey until 1984 and became the assistant coach of the AHL's New Haven Nighthawks following his playing career.
He competed on the All Athletes All Star edition of Wipeout Canada on April 24, 2011.
Cam now hosts the podcast View from the Penalty Box with Cam Connor.
Records and achievements
- Stanley Cup Champion with the Montreal Canadiens
- WCHL Rookie of Year 1973-74 Flin Flon Bombers
- WCHL All-Star Game 1973-74
- Selected to WHA All Star team in 1977
- Adams Cup (ice hockey)|Adams Cup 1983-84 CHL champion as a member of the Tulsa Oilers team coached by Tom Webster 
- Represented the Montreal Canadiens legends team at the historic outdoor Heritage Classic hockey game in 2003.
- Inducted into the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
- "LeBrun: Leafs-Habs series would be crazy-good". Retrieved 14 July 2017.
- "2015 Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame Inductees Announced". 680 CJOB - Winnipeg's News & Information Leader. Retrieved 2017-04-28.
- "Connor, Cam | Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame". www.mbhockeyhalloffame.ca. Retrieved 2017-04-28.
- "Tulsa Oilers 1983-84 roster and scoring statistics at hockeydb.com". www.hockeydb.com. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2017.
- Pinchevsky, Tal (July 31, 2015). "Wrestler Piper owes plenty to Cup-winner Connor". National Hockey League. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
- Cam Connor career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Radio interview with Cam http://oilersnation.com/2011/4/25/nation-radio-april-23-2011 (Segment 1)
- Cam talks with Reuters News about fighting in hockey and concussions https://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/01/us-nhl-deaths-idUSTRE7806LB20110901
| Montreal Canadiens first round draft pick