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Canada Mark Messier
#11 New York Rangers / NHL - 03/04
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Database: 878 150 players
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tomas Zigo - - - -
2. Juraj Valach - - - -
3. Milan Kytnár - - - -
4. Andreas Strauch - - - -
5. Robert Dzugan - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
60
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
205 lbs / 93 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
3-time Canada Cup Champion 3
1-time NHL Contribution to U.S. Hockey (Lester Patrick Trophy) 1
2-time NHL Most Valuable Player (Hart Trophy) 2
2-time NHL MVP Selected by NHLPA (Ted Lindsay Award) 2
6-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 6
1-time NHL Stanley Cup MVP (Conn Smythe Trophy) 1

Father : Doug Messier
Sons : Lyon Messier | Douglas Messier
Brother : Paul Messier
Cousins : Joby Messier | Jordan Messier | Marcus Messier | Mitch Messier
Nephew : Luke Esposito
Brother-in-Law : John Blum

The 15x All-Star won 6 Stanley Cups throughout his career, scoring 694 goals while adding 1,193 assists. In 1994, Messier became the first and only player to captain 2 Stanley Cup Championship teams, leading the New York Rangers to their first title in over 50 years.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1976-77 Spruce Grove Mets AJHL 57 27 39 66 91 |
1977-78 St. Albert Saints AJHL 54 25 49 74 194 | Playoffs
Portland Winter Hawks WCHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 7 4 1 5 2
1978-79 St. Albert Saints AJHL 17 15 18 33 64 |
Indianapolis Racers WHA 5 0 0 0 0 -4 |
Cincinnati Stingers WHA 47 1 10 11 58 -6 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 0
1979-80 Edmonton Oilers NHL 75 12 21 33 120 -10 | Playoffs 3 1 2 3 2 2
Houston Apollos CHL 4 0 3 3 4 |
1980-81 Edmonton Oilers NHL 72 23 40 63 102 -12 | Playoffs 9 2 5 7 13 1
1981-82 Edmonton Oilers NHL 78 50 38 88 119 21 | Playoffs 5 1 2 3 8 -4
1982-83 Edmonton Oilers NHL 77 48 58 106 72 19 | Playoffs 15 15 6 21 14 10
1983-84 Edmonton Oilers NHL 73 37 64 101 165 40 | Playoffs 19 8 18 26 19 9
1984-85 Edmonton Oilers “A” NHL 55 23 31 54 57 8 | Playoffs 18 12 13 25 12 13
Canada “A” CC 8 2 4 6 8 -3 |
1985-86 Edmonton Oilers “A” NHL 63 35 49 84 68 36 | Playoffs 10 4 6 10 18 0
1986-87 Edmonton Oilers “A” NHL 77 37 70 107 73 21 | Playoffs 21 12 16 28 16 13
1987-88 Edmonton Oilers “A” NHL 77 37 74 111 103 21 | Playoffs 19 11 23 34 29 9
Canada CC 9 1 6 7 6 2 |
1988-89 Edmonton Oilers “C” NHL 72 33 61 94 130 -5 | Playoffs 7 1 11 12 8 -1
Canada WC 6 3 3 6 8 |
1989-90 Edmonton Oilers “C” NHL 79 45 84 129 79 19 | Playoffs 22 9 22 31 20 5
1990-91 Edmonton Oilers “C” NHL 53 12 52 64 34 15 | Playoffs 18 4 11 15 16 2
1991-92 New York Rangers “C” NHL 79 35 72 107 76 31 | Playoffs 11 7 7 14 6 -4
Canada “A” CC 8 2 6 8 10 7 |
1992-93 New York Rangers “C” NHL 75 25 66 91 72 -6 |
1993-94 New York Rangers “C” NHL 76 26 58 84 76 25 | Playoffs 23 12 18 30 33 14
1994-95 New York Rangers “C” NHL 46 14 39 53 40 8 | Playoffs 10 3 10 13 8 -11
1995-96 New York Rangers “C” NHL 74 47 52 99 122 29 | Playoffs 11 4 7 11 16 -10
1996-97 New York Rangers “C” NHL 71 36 48 84 88 12 | Playoffs 15 3 9 12 6 2
Canada “A” WCup 7 1 4 5 12 -5 |
1997-98 Vancouver Canucks “C” NHL 82 22 38 60 58 -10 |
1998-99 Vancouver Canucks “C” NHL 59 13 35 48 33 -12 |
1999-00 Vancouver Canucks “C” NHL 66 17 37 54 30 -15 |
2000-01 New York Rangers “C” NHL 82 24 43 67 89 -25 |
2001-02 New York Rangers “C” NHL 41 7 16 23 32 -1 |
2002-03 New York Rangers “C” NHL 78 18 22 40 30 -2 |
2003-04 New York Rangers “C” NHL 76 18 25 43 42 3 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1986-87 NHL All-Stars Rendez-vous 87 2 1 0 1 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2009-10 New York Rangers NHL Senior Advisor
Canada WC General Manager
2010-11 New York Rangers NHL Senior Advisor
Team Canada Deutschland Cup Head Coach
Team Canada Spengler Cup Head Coach
New York Jr. Rangers QC Int PW Asst. Coach
2011-12 New York Rangers NHL Senior Advisor
2012-13 New York Rangers NHL Senior Advisor
2015-16 New York Americans QC Int PW Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AJHL 3 128 67 106 173 1.35 349 - | 1 - - - - - - -
CC 3 25 5 16 21 0.84 24 6 | 0
CHL 1 4 0 3 3 0.75 4 - | 0
NHL 25 1756 694 1193 1887 1.07 1910 210 | 17 236 109 186 295 1.25 244 50
Rendez-vous 87 1 2 1 0 1 0.50 0 - | 0
WC 1 6 3 3 6 1.00 8 - | 0
WCup 1 7 1 4 5 0.71 12 -5 | 0
WHA 1 52 1 10 11 0.21 58 -10 | 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
WCHL (WHL) 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 1 7 4 1 5 0.71 2 -
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Kevin Lowe (D) 1979-1996 16 Canada, Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers
Charlie Huddy (D) 1979-1991 12 Canada, Edmonton Oilers, Houston Apollos
Wayne Gretzky (F) 1978-1997 12 Canada, Canada, Edmonton Oilers, Indianapolis Racers, NHL All-Stars, New York Rangers
Jeff Beukeboom (D) 1985-1997 12 Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers

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Number 11 retired by Edmonton Oilers

Number 11 retired by New York Rangers

Cult/Star player for Canada

Cult/Star player for Edmonton Oilers

Cult/Star player for New York Rangers

Cult/Star player for Portland Winterhawks

Cult/Star player for Vancouver Canucks

Career transactions
- 1991-10-04 • Traded to the New York Rangers for Bernie Nicholls, Steven Rice & Louie DeBrusk

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