Pat Riggin

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Pat Riggin
Born (1959-06-26) June 26, 1959 (age 57)
Kincardine, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Right
Played for WHA
Birmingham Bulls
NHL
Atlanta Flames
Calgary Flames
Washington Capitals
Boston Bruins
Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL Draft 33rd overall, 1979
Atlanta Flames
Playing career 1978–1988

Patrick Michael Riggin (born May 26, 1959 in Kincardine, Ontario) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. Riggin was a goaltender who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Atlanta Flames, Calgary Flames, Washington Capitals, Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins, as well as the Birmingham Bulls of the World Hockey Association.[1] He was originally drafted from the London Knights, and was selected as the goalie for the London Knights all-time team. His father, Dennis, briefly played in the NHL for the Detroit Red Wings, and his brother Larry also spent time with the Knights organization in the 1970s.

Riggin shared the William M. Jennings Trophy with Al Jensen in 1983–84 as the Capitals' goaltending duo allowed the fewest goals in the NHL. He was alson named to the NHL Second All-Star Team that season.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SV%
1975–76 London Knights OMJHL 29 1385 86 0 3.68
1976–77 London Knights OMJHL 48 2809 138 2 2.95
1977–78 London Knights OMJHL 38 2266 140 0 3.65
1978–79 Birmingham Bulls WHA 46 16 22 5 2511 158 1 3.78 .880
1979–80 Atlanta Flames NHL 25 11 9 2 1368 73 2 3.20 .894
1979–80 Birmingham Bulls CHL 12 8 2 2 746 32 0 2.57 .920
1980–81 Calgary Flames NHL 42 21 16 4 2411 154 0 3.83 .883
1981–82 Calgary Flames NHL 52 19 19 11 2934 207 2 4.23 .871
1982–83 Washington Capitals NHL 38 16 9 9 2161 121 0 3.36 .881
1983–84 Hershey Bears AHL 3 2 0 1 185 7 0 2.27 .933
1983–84 Washington Capitals NHL 41 21 14 2 2299 102 4 2.66 .890
1984–85 Washington Capitals NHL 57 28 20 7 3388 168 2 2.98 .886
1985–86 Washington Capitals NHL 7 2 3 1 369 23 0 3.74 .827
1985–86 Boston Bruins NHL 39 17 11 8 2272 127 1 3.35 .869
1986–87 Boston Bruins NHL 10 3 5 1 513 29 0 3.39 .877
1986–87 Moncton Golden Flames AHL 14 6 5 0 798 34 1 2.56 .892
1986–87 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 17 8 6 3 988 55 0 3.34 .882
1987–88 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 22 7 8 4 1169 76 0 3.90 .869
1987–88 Muskegon Lumberjacks IHL 18 13 2 0 956 43 0 2.70
NHL totals 350 153 120 52 19,872 1135 11 3.43 .879

Playoffs[edit]

Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SV%
1975–76 London Knights OMJHL 1 0 1 0 60 6 0 6.00
1976–77 London Knights OMJHL 20 10 8 2 1197 66 2 3.20
1976–77 Ottawa 67's M-Cup 4 3 1 244 12 0 2.98
1977–78 London Knights OMJHL 9 6 2 1 536 27 0 3.03
1980–81 Calgary Flames NHL 11 6 4 629 37 0 3.53 .904
1981–82 Calgary Flames NHL 3 0 3 194 10 0 3.09 .899
1982–83 Washington Capitals NHL 3 0 1 101 8 0 4.75 .862
1983–84 Washington Capitals NHL 5 1 3 230 9 0 2.35 .889
1984–85 Washington Capitals NHL 2 1 1 122 5 0 2.46 .872
1985–86 Boston Bruins NHL 1 0 1 60 3 0 3.00 .870
1987–88 Muskegon Lumberjacks IHL 2 1 1 110 12 0 6.55
NHL totals 25 8 13 1336 72 0 3.23 .895

References[edit]

  1. ^ Podnieks, Andrew (2003). Players: The ultimate A–Z guide of everyone who has ever played in the NHL. Toronto: Doubleday Canada. p. 727. ISBN 0-385-25999-9. 
  2. ^ "Pat Riggin biography". Hockey Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2010-12-02. 

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Preceded by
Roland Melanson and Billy Smith
Winner of the Jennings Trophy
1984
(with Al Jensen)
Succeeded by
Tom Barrasso, Bob Sauve