June 4, 1976 |
Scarborough, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||230 lb (100 kg; 16 st 6 lb)|
|Played for||Buffalo Sabres
Tampa Bay Lightning
San Jose Sharks
Toronto Maple Leafs
|NHL Draft||17th overall, 1994
Wayne Primeau was drafted 17th overall in 1994 by the Buffalo Sabres where he scored his first NHL goal in his first NHL game against Martin Brodeur of the New Jersey Devils. He was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2000 and was then traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins on February 1, 2001.
Primeau was acquired by San Jose from the Pittsburgh Penguins for Matt Bradley on March 11, 2003. After a career year in 2003–04, Primeau was eligible for group IV unrestricted free agency. However, he decided to re-sign with the San Jose Sharks.
He was traded to the Boston Bruins on November 30, 2005 with Brad Stuart and Marco Sturm for Joe Thornton, and the Bruins traded him to the Calgary Flames, along with Stuart, in exchange for Chuck Kobasew and Andrew Ference on February 10, 2007.
On July 27, 2009 he was traded from the Calgary Flames to the Toronto Maple Leafs along with a 2nd round pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for forward Colin Stuart, defenceman Anton Stralman and a 7th round pick in 2012.
Prior to the start of the Maple Leafs' 2010 training camp, Primeau was signed to a professional tryout contract with the Leafs. He was released at the conclusion of training camp on September 26.
|1992–93||Owen Sound Platers||OHL||66||10||27||37||110||8||1||4||5||0|
|1993–94||Owen Sound Platers||OHL||65||25||50||75||75||9||1||6||7||8|
|1994–95||Owen Sound Platers||OHL||66||34||62||96||84||10||4||9||13||15|
|1995–96||Owen Sound Platers||OHL||28||15||29||44||52||—||—||—||—||—|
|1999–00||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||17||2||3||5||25||—||—||—||—||—|
|2000–01||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||47||2||13||15||77||—||—||—||—||—|
|2002–03||San Jose Sharks||NHL||7||1||1||2||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||San Jose Sharks||NHL||72||9||20||29||90||17||1||2||3||4|
|2005–06||San Jose Sharks||NHL||21||5||3||8||17||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||59||3||5||8||35||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Wayne Primeau joins Toronto Maple Leafs on a try-out". bettor.blog.com. 2010-09-19. Retrieved 2010-09-19.
- Wayne Primeau career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Wayne Primeau biography at Legends of Hockey
- Wayne Primeau player profile at NHL.com
|Buffalo Sabres first round draft pick