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Canada Rick Tocchet
a.k.a. "Richard Tocchet"
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Vadim Shipachyov 57 20 47 67
2. Teemu Hartikainen 53 28 36 64
3. Damir Zhafyarov 58 21 40 61
4. Dmitrij Jaskin 59 38 22 60
5. Stéphane Da Costa 52 27 30 57
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
57
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
214 lbs / 97 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
2-time Canada Cup Champion 2
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1

Tocchet ranks 1st in NHL history with 18 Gordie Howe hat tricks. The 4x All-Star totaled 440 goals, 952 points, and 2,912 penalty minutes over his 18-year career. He won 2 Canada Cups as well as a Stanley Cup in 1992 with the Penguins. Rick won 2 more Cups as Assistant Coach of the Penguins in 2016 and 2017.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1980-81 St. Michael's Buzzers MJBHL 41 28 46 74 - |
1981-82 Soo Greyhounds OHL 59 7 15 22 184 | Playoffs 11 1 1 2 28
1982-83 Soo Greyhounds OHL 66 32 34 66 146 | Playoffs 16 4 13 17 67
1983-84 Soo Greyhounds OHL 64 44 64 108 209 | Playoffs 16 22 14 36 41
1984-85 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 75 14 25 39 181 6 | Playoffs 19 3 4 7 72 -1
1985-86 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 69 14 21 35 284 12 | Playoffs 5 1 2 3 26 1
1986-87 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 69 21 28 49 228 16 | Playoffs 26 11 10 21 72 7
1987-88 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 65 31 33 64 299 3 | Playoffs 5 1 4 5 55 -1
Canada CC 7 3 2 5 8 0 |
1988-89 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 66 45 36 81 183 -1 | Playoffs 16 6 6 12 69 0
1989-90 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 75 37 59 96 196 4 |
Canada WC 10 4 2 6 14 |
1990-91 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 70 40 31 71 150 2 |
1991-92 Philadelphia Flyers “C” NHL 42 13 16 29 102 3 |
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 19 14 16 30 49 12 | Playoffs 14 6 13 19 24 0
Canada CC 8 1 1 2 10 0 |
1992-93 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 80 48 61 109 252 28 | Playoffs 12 7 6 13 24 2
1993-94 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 51 14 26 40 134 -15 | Playoffs 6 2 3 5 20 -2
1994-95 Los Angeles Kings “A” NHL 36 18 17 35 70 -8 |
1995-96 Los Angeles Kings “A” NHL 44 13 23 36 117 3 |
Boston Bruins NHL 27 16 8 24 64 7 | Playoffs 5 4 0 4 21 -7
1996-97 Boston Bruins NHL 40 16 14 30 67 -3 |
Washington Capitals NHL 13 5 5 10 31 0 |
1997-98 Phoenix Coyotes “A” NHL 68 26 19 45 157 1 | Playoffs 6 6 2 8 25 0
1998-99 Phoenix Coyotes “A” NHL 81 26 30 56 147 5 | Playoffs 7 0 3 3 8 -3
1999-00 Phoenix Coyotes “A” NHL 64 12 17 29 67 -5 |
Philadelphia Flyers NHL 16 3 3 6 23 4 | Playoffs 18 5 6 11 49 -2
2000-01 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 60 14 22 36 83 10 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 6 -2
2001-02 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 14 0 2 2 28 -2 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1976-77 Don Mills Flyers QC Int PW - - - - - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2002-03 Colorado Avalanche NHL Asst. Coach Hired mid-season
2003-04 Colorado Avalanche NHL Asst. Coach
2005-06 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Asst. Coach
2008-09 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Asst. Coach
Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Head Coach Promoted mid-season
2009-10 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Head Coach
2014-15 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Asst. Coach
2015-16 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Asst. Coach
2016-17 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Asst. Coach
2017-18 Arizona Coyotes NHL Head Coach
2018-19 Arizona Coyotes NHL Head Coach
2019-20 Arizona Coyotes NHL Head Coach
2020-21 Arizona Coyotes NHL Head Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 2 15 4 3 7 0.47 18 0 | 0
MJBHL 1 41 28 46 74 1.80 - - | 0
NHL 18 1144 440 512 952 0.83 2912 82 | 13 145 52 60 112 0.77 471 -8
OHL 3 189 83 113 196 1.04 539 - | 3 43 27 28 55 1.28 136 -
QC Int PW 1 - - - - - - - | 0
WC 1 10 4 2 6 0.60 14 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Ron Sutter (F) 1984-1996 8 Boston Bruins, Canada, Philadelphia Flyers
Kjell Samuelsson (D) 1986-1994 8 Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins
Mark Howe (D) 1984-1992 8 Philadelphia Flyers
Murray Craven (F) 1984-1992 8 Canada, Philadelphia Flyers

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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1981, 5 #70 overall by Soo Greyhounds in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Arizona Coyotes

Cult/Star player for Philadelphia Flyers

Cult/Star player for Pittsburgh Penguins

Career transactions
- 2010-04-12 • Fired by the Tampa Bay Lightning
- 2008-11-16 • Named Head Coach by the Tampa Bay Lightning
- 2008-07-09 • Named Associate Coach by the Tampa Bay Lightning
- 2005-08-09 • Named Associate Coach by the Phoenix Coyotes
- 2003-01-16 • Named Assistant Coach by the Colorado Avalanche
- 2002-06-30 • Announced his retirement
- 2000-03-08 • Traded to the Philadelphia Flyers for Mikael Renberg
- 1997-07-23 • Signed by the Phoenix Coyotes
- 1997-03-01 • Traded to the Washington Capitals with Adam Oates & Bill Ranford for Jason Allison, Jim Carey, Anson Carter & a 1997 3rd round pick (Lee Goren)
- 1996-01-25 • Traded to the Boston Bruins for Kevin Stevens
- 1994-07-29 • Traded to the Los Angeles Kings for Luc Robitaille
- 1992-02-19 • Traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins with Kjell Samuelsson, Ken Wregget & a 1993 3rd round pick (Dave Roche) for Mark Recchi, Brian Benning & a 1992 1st round pick (Jason Bowen)

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