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Canada Dale Hawerchuk

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# Player GP G A TP
1. Patrik Karlkvist 41 21 29 50
2. Antti Suomela 38 24 24 48
3. Oscar Möller 37 22 17 39
4. Jonathan Pudas 39 10 29 39
5. Adam Tambellini 40 19 18 37
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
185 lbs / 84 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Contract
-
Highlights
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
2-time World Championship Bronze Medal 2
2-time Canada Cup Champion 2
2-time CHL Memorial Cup Champion 2
1-time CHL Player of the Year 1
1-time CHL Top Scorer Award 1
1-time NHL Rookie of the Year (Calder Trophy) 1
1-time NHL Second All-Star Team 1
1-time QMJHL First All-Star Team 1
1-time QMJHL Most Points (Jean Beliveau Trophy) 1
1-time QMJHL Most Valuable Player (Michel Brière Trophy) 1
1-time QMJHL Playoffs MVP (Guy Lafleur Trophy) 1

Son: Ben Hawerchuk

The 1981 1st overall pick was a superstar from the get-go, winning the Calder Trophy his rookie year with 103 points. Hawerchuk was the first NHL player to reach 1000 career games before turning 31. The 5x All-Star retired in 1997, totaling 1,409 points in 16 seasons.

Hawerchuk, 57, died on August 18, 2020, of stomach cancer, in Barrie, Ont.

Team Staff profile of Dale Hawerchuk also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1978-79 Oshawa Legionaires MetJBHL 36 32 52 84 - - |
1979-80 Cornwall Royals QMJHL 72 37 66 103 23 - | Playoffs 18 20 25 45 0 -
1980-81 Cornwall Royals “A” QMJHL 72 81 102 183 69 - | Playoffs 19 15 20 35 8 -
Canada U20 WJC-20 5 5 4 9 2 - |
1981-82 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 45 58 103 47 -4 | Playoffs 4 1 7 8 5 -
Canada WC 10 3 1 4 0 - |
1982-83 Winnipeg Jets NHL 79 40 51 91 31 -17 | Playoffs 3 1 4 5 8 -
1983-84 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 37 65 102 73 -14 | Playoffs 3 1 1 2 0 -
1984-85 Winnipeg Jets “C” NHL 80 53 77 130 74 22 | Playoffs 3 2 1 3 4 -
1985-86 Winnipeg Jets “C” NHL 80 46 59 105 44 -27 | Playoffs 3 0 3 3 0 -
Canada WC 8 2 4 6 4 - |
1986-87 Winnipeg Jets “C” NHL 80 47 53 100 52 3 | Playoffs 10 5 8 13 4 -
1987-88 Winnipeg Jets “C” NHL 80 44 77 121 59 -9 | Playoffs 5 3 4 7 16 -4
Canada CC 9 4 2 6 0 4 |
1988-89 Winnipeg Jets “C” NHL 75 41 55 96 28 -30 |
Canada “C” WC 10 4 8 12 6 - |
1989-90 Winnipeg Jets “C” NHL 79 26 55 81 70 -11 | Playoffs 7 3 5 8 2 5
1990-91 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 80 31 58 89 32 2 | Playoffs 6 2 4 6 10 -3
1991-92 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 77 23 75 98 27 -22 | Playoffs 7 2 5 7 0 3
Canada CC 8 2 3 5 0 1 |
1992-93 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 81 16 80 96 52 -17 | Playoffs 8 5 9 14 2 0
1993-94 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 81 35 51 86 91 10 | Playoffs 7 0 7 7 4 -1
1994-95 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 23 5 11 16 2 -2 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 -1
1995-96 St. Louis Blues NHL 66 13 28 41 22 5 |
Philadelphia Flyers NHL 16 4 16 20 4 10 | Playoffs 12 3 6 9 12 0
1996-97 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 51 12 22 34 32 9 | Playoffs 17 2 5 7 0 -2
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1979-80 Cornwall Royals M-Cup 5 1 5 6 0 - |
1980-81 Cornwall Royals “A” M-Cup 5 8 4 12 4 - |
1986-87 NHL All-Stars Rendez-vous 87 2 0 1 1 0 - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1988-89 Cornwall Royals OHL President
2005-06 Orangeville Crushers MWJHL Asst. Coach
2007-08 Orangeville Crushers OPJHL Chairman
Orangeville Crushers OPJHL Head Coach
2008-09 Orangeville Crushers OJHL Chairman
Orangeville Crushers OJHL Head Coach
2009-10 Orangeville Crushers OJHL Head Coach
2010-11 Barrie Colts OHL Head Coach
Canada U18 WJC-18 Asst. Coach
2011-12 Barrie Colts OHL Head Coach
2012-13 Barrie Colts OHL Head Coach
2013-14 Barrie Colts OHL Head Coach
2014-15 Barrie Colts OHL Head Coach
2015-16 Barrie Colts OHL Head Coach
2016-17 Barrie Colts OHL Head Coach
2017-18 Barrie Colts OHL Head Coach
2018-19 Barrie Colts OHL Head Coach
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 2 17 6 5 11 0.65 0 5 | 0
M-Cup 2 10 9 9 18 1.80 4 - | 0
MetJBHL 1 36 32 52 84 2.33 - - | 0
NHL 16 1 188 518 891 1 409 1.19 740 -92 | 15 97 30 69 99 1.02 67 -3
QMJHL 2 144 118 168 286 1.99 92 - | 2 37 35 45 80 2.16 8 -
Rendez-vous 87 1 2 0 1 1 0.50 0 - | 0
WC 3 28 9 13 22 0.79 10 - | 0
WJC-20 1 5 5 4 9 1.80 2 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Thomas Steen (F) 1981-1990 9 Winnipeg Jets
Doug Smail (F) 1981-1990 9 Winnipeg Jets
Laurie Boschman (F) 1982-1990 8 Winnipeg Jets
Ron Wilson (F) 1981-1988 7 Winnipeg Jets
Media and Articles
Date Article Website
08/20/2020 The quiet superstar: Sabres remember Dale Hawerchuk for humility, greatness BuffaloHockeyBeat.com
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1979, 1 #6 overall by Cornwall Royals in the OHL Priority Selection

Number 10 retired by Arizona Coyotes

Cult/Star player for Buffalo Sabres

Cult/Star player for Canada

Cult/Star player for Winnipeg Jets

- First player to score 1,000 NHL points before age of 31
- Made NHL debut on October 6, 1981 (Toronto at Winnipeg)
- Announced his retirement on August 25, 1997
- Played left wing at Canada Cup and for part of junior career
- Owns Memorial Cup record for most goals in one year (8; shared)
- Only player to play 1,000 NHL games before age of 31
- Youngest player to score 100 in an NHL season (18 years, 351 days)
- Owns Winnipeg/Phoenix record for most consecutive games played (475; Dec. 12 1982 to Dec. 10 1988)
- Owns NHL record for most points by North American rookie (103)
- Youngest player to appear in NHL All-Star Game (18 years, 312 days)
- First ever Winnipeg/Phoenix to score 100 points in an NHL season
- Signed eight-year contract with Winnipeg on June 25, 1985
- Scored 1000th NHL career point on March 8, 1991, against Chicago
- Was nominated for Masterton Trophy in 1994
- Signed with St. Louis on July 8, 1995
- Scored 500th NHL career point on January 31, 1996 (at Toronto)

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