Derek King

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Derek King
Born (1967-02-11) February 11, 1967 (age 48)
Hamilton, ON, CAN[1]
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for New York Islanders
Hartford Whalers
Toronto Maple Leafs
St. Louis Blues
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 13th overall, 1985
New York Islanders
Playing career 1986–2004

Derek King (born February 11, 1967) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger who is currently assistant coach for the Owen Sound Attack of the Ontario Hockey League. King played 14 seasons in the National Hockey League from 1986–87 until 1999–2000.

Playing career[edit]

King was drafted 13th overall by the New York Islanders in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft. He played 830 career NHL games, scoring 261 goals and 351 assists for 612 points. He was a three-time 30-goal scorer, including one 40-goal season. He scored the last Maple Leafs goal in Maple Leaf Gardens in 1999

Coaching career[edit]

On August 21, 2009, King was named the assistant coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs AHL affiliate the Toronto Marlies.

On July 28, 2015, King was named assistant coach of the Owen Sound Attack of the Ontario Hockey League.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1984–85 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 63 35 38 73 106 16 3 13 16 11
1985–86 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 25 12 17 29 33
1985–86 Oshawa Generals OHL 19 8 13 21 15 6 3 2 5 13
1986–87 Oshawa Generals OHL 57 53 53 106 74 17 14 10 24 40
1986–87 New York Islanders NHL 2 0 0 0 0
1987–88 Springfield Indians AHL 10 7 6 13 6
1987–88 New York Islanders NHL 55 12 24 36 30 5 0 2 2 2
1988–89 Springfield Indians AHL 4 4 0 4 0
1988–89 New York Islanders NHL 60 14 29 43 14
1989–90 Springfield Indians AHL 21 11 12 23 33
1989–90 New York Islanders NHL 46 13 27 40 20 4 0 0 0 4
1990–91 New York Islanders NHL 66 19 26 45 44
1991–92 New York Islanders NHL 80 40 38 78 46
1992–93 New York Islanders NHL 77 38 38 76 47 18 3 11 14 14
1993–94 New York Islanders NHL 78 30 40 70 59 4 0 1 1 0
1994–95 New York Islanders NHL 43 10 16 26 41
1995–96 New York Islanders NHL 61 12 20 32 23
1996–97 New York Islanders NHL 70 23 30 53 20
1996–97 Hartford Whalers NHL 12 3 3 6 2
1997–98 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 77 21 25 46 43
1998–99 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 81 24 28 52 20 16 1 3 4 4
1999–00 Grand Rapids Griffins IHL 52 19 30 49 25 17 7 8 15 8
1999–00 St. Louis Blues NHL 19 2 7 9 6
1999–00 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 3 0 0 0 2
00–01 Grand-Rapids Griffins IHL 76 32 51 83 19 10 5 5 10 4
01–02 Munich Barons DEL 60 19 26 45 22 9 2 4 6 4
02–03 Grand-Rapids Griffins AHL 59 13 28 41 20 15 4 10 14 6
03–04 Grand-Rapids Griffins AHL 77 9 21 30 19 4 0 2 2 0
NHL totals 830 261 351 612 417 47 4 17 21 24

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cole, Stephen (2006). The Canadian Hockey Atlas. Doubleday Canada. ISBN 978-0-385-66093-8. 
  2. ^ "The Owen Sound Attack announce hiring of Ryan McGill and Derek King". Owen Sound Attack. July 28, 2015. Retrieved July 28, 2015. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Brad Dalgarno
New York Islanders first round draft pick
1985
Succeeded by
Tom Fitzgerald