Richie Dunn

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Richie Dunn
Born (1957-05-12)May 12, 1957
Boston, MA, USA
Died September 20, 2016(2016-09-20) (aged 59)
Clarence, NY, USA
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defense
Shot Left
Played for Buffalo Sabres
Calgary Flames
Hartford Whalers
National team  United States
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1977–1990

Richard L. Dunn (May 12, 1957 – September 20, 2016) was an American professional ice hockey defenseman. He played in the National Hockey League with the Buffalo Sabres, Calgary Flames, and Hartford Whalers between 1977 and 1989. In his NHL career, Dunn appeared in 483 games. He scored 36 goals and added 140 assists.

He was also a member of the US national team at the 1981 Canada Cup and 1986 Ice Hockey World Championship tournaments. Dunn died on September 20, 2016, aged 59.[1][2]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1974–75 Kingston Canadians OHA 51 0 1 1 0
1975–76 Kingston Canadians OHA 61 7 18 25 62
1976–77 Windsor Spitfires OHA 65 5 21 26 98
1977–78 Hershey Bears AHL 54 7 22 29 17 -- -- -- -- --
1977–78 Buffalo Sabres NHL 25 0 3 3 16 1 0 0 0 2
1978–79 Hershey Bears AHL 34 5 18 23 10 4 0 1 1 4
1978–79 Buffalo Sabres NHL 24 0 3 3 14 -- -- -- -- --
1979–80 Buffalo Sabres NHL 80 7 31 38 61 14 2 8 10 8
1980–81 Buffalo Sabres NHL 79 7 42 49 34 8 0 5 5 6
1981–82 Buffalo Sabres NHL 72 7 19 26 73 4 0 1 1 0
1982–83 Calgary Flames NHL 80 3 11 14 47 9 1 1 2 8
1983–84 Hartford Whalers NHL 63 5 20 25 30 -- -- -- -- --
1984–85 Binghamton Whalers AHL 64 9 39 48 43 8 2 2 4 8
1984–85 Hartford Whalers NHL 13 1 4 5 2 -- -- -- -- --
1985–86 Rochester Americans AHL 34 6 17 23 12 -- -- -- -- --
1985–86 Buffalo Sabres NHL 29 4 5 9 25 -- -- -- -- --
1986–87 Rochester Americans AHL 64 6 26 32 47 18 1 6 7 6
1986–87 Buffalo Sabres NHL 2 0 1 1 2 -- -- -- -- --
1987–88 Rochester Americans AHL 68 12 35 47 52 7 3 3 6 2
1987–88 Buffalo Sabres NHL 12 2 0 2 8 -- -- -- -- --
1988–89 Rochester Americans AHL 69 9 35 44 81 -- -- -- -- --
1988–89 Buffalo Sabres NHL 4 0 1 1 2 -- -- -- -- --
1989–90 Rochester Americans AHL 41 7 7 14 34 7 0 4 4 4
NHL Totals 483 36 140 176 314 36 3 15 18 24

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moritz, Amy (September 21, 2016). "Former Buffalo Sabre Richie Dunn dies at age 59". The Buffalo News. Retrieved September 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ Oklobzija, Kevin (September 21, 2016). "Richie Dunn, former Amerks and Sabres defenseman, dies". Democrat and Chronicle. Retrieved September 21, 2016. 

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