Russ Adam

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Russ Adam
Born (1961-05-05) May 5, 1961 (age 56)
Windsor, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for AHL
New Brunswick Hawks
St. Catharines Saints
NHL
Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL Draft 137th overall, 1980
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 1981–1986

Russell Norman Adam (born May 5, 1961) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played eight games in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Playing career[edit]

Born in Windsor, Ontario, Adam was drafted in the seventh round, 137th overall, by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft. He played a total of eight games in the NHL, all for the Leafs. He managed 1 goal, 3 points, and 11 penalty minutes in the 1982–83 season. Adam ended his playing days in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador in the Newfoundland Senior Hockey League. He resides in St. John's to this day with his wife Paula. Russ's son Luke was drafted 44th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft in Ottawa.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1977–78 Windsor Spitfires OMJHL 3 1 2 3 0
1978–79 Kitchener Rangers OMJHL 63 20 17 37 37
1979–80 Kitchener Rangers OMJHL 54 37 34 71 143
1980–81 Kitchener Rangers OHL 64 37 50 87 215
1981–82 New Brunswick Hawks AHL 51 11 21 32 50 12 3 5 8 32
1982–83 St. Catharines Saints OHA 64 19 17 36 119
1982–83 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 8 1 2 3 11
1983–84 St. Catharines Saints AHL 70 32 24 56 76 7 0 1 1 10
1984–85 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 60 28 46 74 56
1985–86 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 48 24 37 61 36 14 7 13 20 0
NHL totals 8 1 2 3 11

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