Peter Taglianetti

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Peter Taglianetti
Born (1963-08-15) August 15, 1963 (age 54)
Framingham, MA, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defense
Shot Left
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins
Tampa Bay Lightning
Minnesota North Stars
Winnipeg Jets
NHL Draft 43rd overall, 1983
Winnipeg Jets
Playing career 1987–1996

Peter Anthony Taglianetti (born August 15, 1963) is an American former NHL defenseman and former college hockey coach at Washington & Jefferson College.[1] He is the father of Pittsburgh Panthers football player Andrew Taglianetti and former Pitt football player, Jon. The boys are twins.[2] and is also a former Pittsburgh Penguins broadcaster.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1981–82 Providence College ECAC 2 0 0 0 2
1982–83 Providence College ECAC 43 4 17 21 68
1983–84 Providence College ECAC 30 4 25 29 68
1984–85 Providence College HE 43 8 21 29 114
1984–85 Winnipeg Jets NHL 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
1985–86 Sherbrooke Canadiens AHL 24 1 8 9 75
1985–86 Winnipeg Jets NHL 18 0 0 0 48 3 0 0 0 2
1986–87 Sherbrooke Canadiens NHL 54 5 14 19 104 10 2 5 7 25
1986–87 Winnipeg Jets NHL 3 0 0 0 12
1987–88 Winnipeg Jets NHL 70 6 17 23 182 5 1 1 2 12
1988–89 Winnipeg Jets NHL 66 1 14 15 226
1989–90 Moncton Hawks AHL 3 0 2 2 2
1989–90 Winnipeg Jets NHL 49 3 6 9 136 5 0 0 0 6
1990–91 Minnesota North Stars NHL 16 0 1 1 14
1990–91 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 39 3 8 11 93 19 0 3 3 49
1991–92 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 44 1 3 4 57
1992–93 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 61 1 8 9 150
1992–93 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 11 1 4 5 34 11 1 2 3 16
1993–94 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 60 2 12 14 142 5 0 2 2 16
1994–95 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 3 0 1 1 7 4 0 0 0 19
1994–95 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 13 0 1 1 12 4 0 0 0 2
1995–96 Providence Bruins AHL 34 0 6 6 44
NHL totals 451 18 74 92 1106 53 2 8 10 103

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-ECAC Hockey Second Team 1983–84 [3]
AHCA East Second-Team All-American 1983–84 [4]
All-Hockey East First Team 1984–85 [5]
AHCA East Second-Team All-American 1984–85 [4]
Hockey East All-Tournament Team 1985 [6]
Stanley Cup Championship (Pittsburgh) 1991
Stanley Cup Championship (Pittsburgh) 1992

Personal[edit]

Taglianetti was one of several professional athletes who participated in the Yokozuna Bodyslam Challenge on board the USS Intrepid on July 4, 1993.[7] Taglianetti attempted to lift the 568 lb. Yokozuna,[8] but could not get the wrestler to leave his feet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coaching Staff". Washington & Jefferson College. 
  2. ^ "Former Penguin proud of football-playing son". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. November 22, 2008. 
  3. ^ "ECAC All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved June 11, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Hockey East All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 
  6. ^ "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide". Hockey East. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 
  7. ^ ProWrestlingHistory.com: Miscellaneous Events
  8. ^ Sullivan, Kevin. The WWE Championship: A Look Back at the Rich History of the WWE Championship. Simon and Schuster, 2010, p. 116

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