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Canada Dale Hunter
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Database: 878 150 players
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Lukas Jasek 5 2 6 8
2. Mika Pyörälä 5 6 1 7
3. Alex Broadhurst 4 3 4 7
4. Sakari Salminen 6 1 6 7
5. Derek Barach 6 4 2 6
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
61
Height
5'10" / 178 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
201 lbs / 91 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired

Brothers: Dave Hunter & Mark Hunter
Sons: Dylan Hunter & Tucker Hunter

Hunter ranks 2nd in NHL history with 3,565 penalty minutes. He is also the only player to record over 1,000 points and 3,000 PIMs. Dale played 19 seasons with the Nordiques, Capitals, and Avalanche and retired in 1999 with 323 goals and 697 assists.

Team Staff profile of Dale Hunter also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1976-77 Strathroy Blades WOHL 42 25 30 55 100 |
1977-78 Kitchener Rangers OMJHL 68 22 42 64 115 | Playoffs 9 1 0 1 32
1978-79 Sudbury Wolves OMJHL 59 42 98 110 188 | Playoffs 10 4 12 16 47
1979-80 Sudbury Wolves OMJHL 61 34 51 85 189 | Playoffs 9 6 9 15 45
1980-81 Québec Nordiques NHL 80 19 44 63 226 5 | Playoffs 5 2 4 6 34
1981-82 Québec Nordiques NHL 80 22 50 72 272 26 | Playoffs 16 3 7 10 52
1982-83 Québec Nordiques NHL 80 17 46 63 206 10 | Playoffs 4 2 1 3 24
1983-84 Québec Nordiques NHL 77 24 55 79 232 35 | Playoffs 9 2 3 5 41
1984-85 Québec Nordiques NHL 82 20 52 72 209 23 | Playoffs 17 4 6 10 97
1985-86 Québec Nordiques NHL 80 28 42 70 265 6 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 15
1986-87 Québec Nordiques NHL 46 10 29 39 135 4 | Playoffs 13 1 7 8 56
1987-88 Washington Capitals NHL 79 22 37 59 240 7 | Playoffs 14 7 5 12 98 2
1988-89 Washington Capitals NHL 80 20 37 57 219 -3 | Playoffs 6 0 4 4 27 3
1989-90 Washington Capitals “A” NHL 80 23 39 62 233 17 | Playoffs 15 4 8 12 61 -1
1990-91 Washington Capitals “A” NHL 76 16 30 46 234 -22 | Playoffs 11 1 9 10 41 2
1991-92 Washington Capitals “A” NHL 80 28 50 78 205 -2 | Playoffs 7 1 4 5 16 -1
1992-93 Washington Capitals “A” NHL 84 20 59 79 198 3 | Playoffs 6 7 1 8 35 -7
1993-94 Washington Capitals “A” NHL 52 9 29 38 131 -4 | Playoffs 7 0 3 3 14 -2
1994-95 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 45 8 15 23 101 -4 | Playoffs 7 4 4 8 24 0
1995-96 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 82 13 24 37 112 5 | Playoffs 6 1 5 6 24 4
1996-97 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 82 14 32 46 125 -2 |
1997-98 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 82 8 18 26 103 1 | Playoffs 21 0 4 4 30 -1
1998-99 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 50 0 5 5 102 -7 |
Colorado Avalanche NHL 12 2 4 6 17 0 | Playoffs 19 1 3 4 38 0
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1989-90 Washington Capitals Fr-Tour 4 1 2 3 4 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1999-00 Washington Capitals NHL Dir. of Player Development
2000-01 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
2001-02 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach Replaced Lindsay Hofford midseason
2002-03 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
2003-04 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
2004-05 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
2005-06 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
2006-07 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
2007-08 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
2008-09 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
2009-10 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
2010-11 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
2011-12 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
Washington Capitals NHL Head Coach Replaced Bruce Boudreau midseason
2012-13 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
2013-14 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
Canada U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup Head Coach
OHL All-Stars Jr Super Series Head Coach One game 2013/11/25
2014-15 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
2015-16 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
2016-17 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
2017-18 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
2018-19 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
2019-20 London Knights OHL Franchise Owner
London Knights OHL President
London Knights OHL Head Coach
QMJHL All-Stars Jr Super Series Head Coach
OHL All-Stars Jr Super Series Head Coach
Canada U20 WJC-20 Head Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Fr-Tour 1 4 1 2 3 0.75 4 - | 0
NHL 19 1409 323 697 1020 0.72 3565 98 | 18 186 40 78 118 0.63 727 -1
OMJHL (OHL) 3 188 98 191 259 1.38 492 - | 3 28 11 21 32 1.14 124 -
WOHL 1 42 25 30 55 1.31 100 - | 0
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Player Connections
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Michal Pivonka (F) 1987-1999 12 Washington Capitals
Kelly Miller (F) 1987-1999 12 Washington Capitals
Calle Johansson (D) 1988-1999 11 Washington Capitals
Peter Bondra (F) 1990-1999 9 Washington Capitals

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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1977, 4 #44 overall by Kitchener Rangers in the OHL Priority Selection

Number 15 retired by Sudbury Wolves

Number 32 retired by Washington Capitals

Cult/Star player for Kitchener Rangers

Cult/Star player for Québec Nordiques

Cult/Star player for Sudbury Wolves

Cult/Star player for Washington Capitals

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