Don Spring

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Don Spring
Born (1959-06-15) June 15, 1959 (age 57)
Maracaibo, Venezuela
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Winnipeg Jets (NHL)
National team  Canada
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1979–1985

Donald Neil Spring (born June 15, 1959 in Maracaibo, Venezuela and raised in Edson, Alberta) is a retired ice hockey defenceman. He played with Team Canada at the 1980 Winter Olympics.[1]

Spring started his National Hockey League career with the Winnipeg Jets in 1980. He would play his entire career with the Jets. He would leave the NHL after the 1984 season. Spring still holds the record for the most career games in the NHL (259) by a player with only one career goal.[2]


  1. ^ IIHF (2010). IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2011. Moydart Press. p. 113. ISBN 978-0-9867964-0-1. 
  2. ^ Macleod, Robert. "Meet the NHL's one-goal wonders". Retrieved 13 September 2016. 

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