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Canada Adam Oates
#77 Edmonton Oilers / NHL - 03/04
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Last added: Nolan Jendly
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Damien Brunner 9 7 6 13
2. Jesper Olofsson 8 9 3 12
3. Toni Rajala 9 1 10 11
4. Alexandre Grenier 8 2 8 10
5. Nando Eggenberger 8 6 3 9
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
59
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
1-time NCAA (Championship) Winner 1
2-time NCAA (ECAC) Champion 2

Oates's 1,079 career assists are the 8th most by a player in NHL history. He totaled 1,420 points in 19 seasons, playing for Detroit, St. Louis, Boston, Washington, Philadelphia, Anaheim, and Edmonton. Oates also holds the record for most NHL points among all NCAA alumni.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1979-80 Port Credit Titans MetJBHL 34 30 36 66 41 |
Markham Waxers OPJAHL 9 1 6 7 2 |
1980-81 Markham Waxers OPJAHL 43 36 53 89 24 |
1981-82 Markham Waxers “C” OJAHL 40 59 110 169 - |
1982-83 RPI (Rensselaer Polytech. Inst.) NCAA 22 9 33 42 8 |
1983-84 RPI (Rensselaer Polytech. Inst.) NCAA 38 26 57 83 15 |
1984-85 RPI (Rensselaer Polytech. Inst.) NCAA 38 31 60 91 29 |
1985-86 Detroit Red Wings NHL 38 9 11 20 10 -24 |
Adirondack Red Wings AHL 34 18 28 46 4 | Playoffs 17 7 14 21 4
1986-87 Detroit Red Wings NHL 76 15 32 47 21 0 | Playoffs 16 4 7 11 6 7
1987-88 Detroit Red Wings NHL 63 14 40 54 20 16 | Playoffs 16 8 12 20 6 -2
1988-89 Detroit Red Wings NHL 69 16 62 78 14 -1 | Playoffs 6 0 8 8 2 -1
1989-90 St. Louis Blues “A” NHL 80 23 79 102 30 9 | Playoffs 12 2 12 14 4 -10
1990-91 St. Louis Blues “A” NHL 61 25 90 115 29 15 | Playoffs 13 7 13 20 10 7
1991-92 St. Louis Blues “A” NHL 54 10 59 69 12 -4 |
Boston Bruins NHL 26 10 20 30 10 -5 | Playoffs 15 5 14 19 4 -6
1992-93 Boston Bruins “A” NHL 84 45 97 142 32 15 | Playoffs 4 0 9 9 4 0
1993-94 Boston Bruins “A” NHL 77 32 80 112 45 10 | Playoffs 13 3 9 12 8 -3
1994-95 Boston Bruins “A” NHL 48 12 41 53 8 -11 | Playoffs 5 1 0 1 2 -6
1995-96 Boston Bruins “A” NHL 70 25 67 92 18 16 | Playoffs 5 2 5 7 2 -3
1996-97 Boston Bruins “A” NHL 63 18 52 70 10 -3 |
Washington Capitals NHL 17 4 8 12 4 -2 |
1997-98 Washington Capitals “A” NHL 82 18 58 76 36 6 | Playoffs 21 6 11 17 8 8
1998-99 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 59 12 42 54 22 -1 |
1999-00 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 82 15 56 71 14 13 | Playoffs 5 0 3 3 4 0
2000-01 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 81 13 69 82 28 9 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 0 -4
2001-02 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 66 11 57 68 22 -2 |
Philadelphia Flyers NHL 14 3 7 10 6 -2 | Playoffs 5 0 2 2 0 -1
2002-03 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 67 9 36 45 16 -1 | Playoffs 21 4 9 13 6 2
2003-04 Edmonton Oilers NHL 60 2 16 18 8 0 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1974-75 Toronto Kings Peewee QC Int PW - - - - - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2009-10 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Asst. Coach
2010-11 New Jersey Devils NHL Asst. Coach
2011-12 New Jersey Devils NHL Asst. Coach
2012-13 Washington Capitals NHL Head Coach
2013-14 Washington Capitals NHL Head Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 34 18 28 46 1.35 4 - | 1 17 7 14 21 1.24 4 -
MetJBHL 1 34 30 36 66 1.94 41 - | 0
NCAA 3 98 66 150 216 2.20 52 - | 0
NHL 19 1337 341 1079 1420 1.06 415 53 | 15 163 42 114 156 0.96 66 -12
OJAHL (OPJAHL) 3 92 96 169 265 2.88 26 - | 0
QC Int PW 1 - - - - - - - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Rick Zombo (D) 1985-1996 6 Adirondack Red Wings, Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, St. Louis Blues
Brendan Witt (D) 1996-2002 6 Washington Capitals
Don Sweeney (D) 1991-1997 6 Boston Bruins
Jozef Stümpel (F) 1991-1997 6 Boston Bruins

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Cult/Star player for Anaheim Ducks

Cult/Star player for Boston Bruins

Cult/Star player for Detroit Red Wings

Cult/Star player for RPI (Rensselaer Polytech. Inst.)

Cult/Star player for St. Louis Blues

Cult/Star player for Washington Capitals

Oates was a stand-out lacrosse player in Etobicoke as he scored 735 points in 130 games of Jr.A lacrosse over 5 seasons. He holds the Ontario Junior Lacrosse record for most assists (19) and points (29) in a game.

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