Don Maloney

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This article is about the hockey player. For the American author on Japan, see Don Maloney (author).
Don Maloney
Born (1958-09-05) September 5, 1958 (age 58)
Lindsay, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
Hartford Whalers
New York Islanders
NHL Draft 26th overall, 1978
New York Rangers
Playing career 1978–1991

Donald Michael "Slip" Maloney (born September 5, 1958 in Lindsay, Ontario) is currently a pro scout for the Calgary Flames, and is a former NHL player. He was formerly the General Manager of the Arizona Coyotes. He played for the New York Rangers for parts of eleven seasons. His best season came in the 1982–83 season, in which he tallied 29 goals and 69 points in 78 games. In addition, he played with his brother Dave Maloney while with the Rangers.

Maloney was traded to the Hartford Whalers during the 1988–89 season. He also played for the Rangers' perennial rivals, the New York Islanders, from 1989 to 1991.

He served as the Islanders General Manager from 1992 to 1995. Maloney served as the Rangers' vice-president of player personnel and was also Assistant GM to Glen Sather from 1996 to 2007. On May 28, 2007, he was named General Manager of the Phoenix Coyotes.

In 2009, Maloney was ranked No. 26 on the all-time list of New York Rangers in the book 100 Ranger Greats.[1]

On June 2, 2010, Maloney was named the NHL's General Manager of the Year, making him the first ever recipient of the award.[2]

At the conclusion of the 2015–16 season, the Arizona Coyotes relieved Maloney of his duties as general manager.[3]

On August 17, 2016, Maloney was hired as a professional scout for the Calgary Flames.


  1. ^ Cohen, Russ (2009). 100 Ranger Greats. New York: Wiley. ISBN 978-0470736197. 
  2. ^ Coyotes, Phoenix. "Maloney Named NHL General Manager of the Year". Retrieved May 9, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Sources: Don Maloney out as Arizona Coyotes GM". The Arizona Republic. April 11, 2016. 

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Preceded by
Bill Torrey
General Manager of the New York Islanders
Succeeded by
Darcy Regier
Preceded by
Mike Barnett
General Manager of the Phoenix Coyotes
Succeeded by
John Chayka