Dave Farrish

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Dave Farrish
Born (1956-08-01) August 1, 1956 (age 60)
Wingham, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
Quebec Nordiques
Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL Draft 24th overall, 1976
New York Rangers
WHA Draft 5th overall, 1976
San Diego Mariners
Playing career 1976–1990

David Allan Farrish (born August 1, 1956 in Wingham, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman who played 430 games in the National Hockey League. He played for the New York Rangers, Quebec Nordiques, and Toronto Maple Leafs. While playing in the American Hockey League, Farrish won the Eddie Shore Award as the league's best defenceman during the 1981–82 AHL season.

Farrish has served as head coach for the Moncton Hawks, Salt Lake Golden Eagles, Fort Wayne Komets, Springfield Falcons, Louisiana IceGators and the Pensacola Ice Pilots.[1] On November 30, 2011 Farrish was relieved of his coaching duties from the Anaheim Ducks about an hour after the Ducks snapped a 6-game losing streak, beating the Canadiens 4-1. On March 3, 2012, it was announced that Dave Farrish was appointed an assistant coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs.[1]

Farrish was named as an assistant coach for the Colorado Avalanche on July 7, 2015.


  1. ^ a b "Maple Leafs Add Dave Farrish To Coaching Staff". Mapleleafs.com. 4 March 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2013. 

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