Terry Virtue

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Terry Virtue
Born (1970-08-12) August 12, 1970 (age 45)
Scarborough, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Boston Bruins
New York Rangers
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1988–2007

Terry William Virtue (born August 12, 1970 in Scarborough, Ontario) is a former Canadian ice hockey defenceman.

Career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

Virtue spent his professional career in the minor leagues, most notably for the Worcester IceCats of the American Hockey League, one of the several teams for which he served as team captain. He played five games in the National Hockey League, four in the 1998–99 NHL season for the Boston Bruins, and one the next season for the New York Rangers.

Virtue retired from Hockey after the 2007 season.

Coaching career[edit]

Terry has acted as an assistant coach/player for the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL, an assistant coach for the Tri-City Americans, and an associate coach for the Owen Sound Attack. Terry has also coached for the Canon McMillian High School varsity AAA hockey team and the AAA U-14 Esmark Stars.

Personal life[edit]

"Virtch" is married to the former Lori Smith of Wheeling, West Virginia, whom he met while playing for the ECHL Wheeling Thunderbirds (now Wheeling Nailers).

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1988–89 Victoria Cougars WHL 8 1 1 2 13 8 0 3 3 8
1989–90 Victoria Cougars WHL 24 1 9 10 85
1989–90 Tri-City Americans WHL 34 1 10 11 82 6 0 0 0 32
1990–91 Tri-City Americans WHL 11 1 8 9 24
1990–91 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 59 9 44 53 127
1991–92 Roanoke Valley Rebels ECHL 38 4 22 26 165
1991–92 Louisville Icehawks ECHL 23 1 15 16 58 13 0 8 8 49
1992–93 Louisville Icehawks ECHL 28 0 17 17 84
1992–93 Wheeling Thunderbirds ECHL 31 3 15 18 86
1993–94 Cape Breton Oilers AHL 26 4 6 10 10 5 0 0 0 17
1993–94 Wheeling Thunderbirds ECHL 34 5 28 33 61 6 2 2 4 4
1994–95 Atlanta Knights IHL 1 0 0 0 2
1994–95 Worcester IceCats AHL 73 14 25 39 186
1995–96 Worcester IceCats AHL 76 7 31 38 234 4 0 0 0 4
1996–97 Worcester IceCats AHL 80 16 26 42 220 5 0 4 4 8
1997–98 Worcester IceCats AHL 74 8 26 34 233 11 1 4 5 41
1998–99 Providence Bruins AHL 76 8 48 56 117 17 2 12 14 29
1998–99 Boston Bruins NHL 4 0 0 0 0
1999-00 New York Rangers NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1999-00 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 67 5 22 27 166 23 3 7 10 57
2000-01 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 71 5 24 29 166 5 1 0 1 2
2001-02 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 76 4 20 24 117 10 0 1 1 19
2002-03 Worcester IceCats AHL 78 5 30 35 144
2003-04 Worcester IceCats AHL 74 6 16 22 66 10 1 0 1 19
2004-05 Springfield Falcons AHL 13 1 1 2 21
2004-05 Utah Grizzlies AHL 65 3 18 21 122
2005-06 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 54 7 34 41 98
2005-06 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 4 0 1 1 4
2005-06 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 12 1 1 2 33 16 0 8 8 42
2006-07 Austin Ice Bats CHL 51 9 124 33 89
2006-07 Binghamton Senators AHL 23 1 4 5 27
NHL totals 5 0 0 0 0

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
AHL Calder Cup Champion 1998–99
AHL Most Assists by Defenseman 1998–99
AHL Second All-Star Team 1998–99
AHL Calder Cup Champion 1999–00
OHL Memorial Cup Champion 2010-11

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