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Last added: Lukas Krejci
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. A.J. Jenks - - - -
2. Anthony Petruzzelli - - - -
3. Shawn Szydlowski - - - -
4. Alex Tonge - - - -
5. Spencer Dorowicz - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
83
Height
5'10" / 178 cm
Weight
165 lbs / 75 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time NHL Rookie of the Year (Calder Trophy) 1
6-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 6

Cousins: Daren Puppa & Derek Puppa

Team Staff profile of Ralph Backstrom also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1953-54 Kirkland Lake Lion Cubs NOHA - - - - - | -
1954-55 Montréal Jr. Canadiens QJHL 21 7 6 13 2 | Playoffs 5 2 1 3 4
1955-56 Montréal Jr. Canadiens QJHL 18 10 8 18 4 | -
1956-57 Hull-Ottawa Canadiens EOHL 18 7 10 17 4 | -
Montréal Canadiens NHL 3 0 0 0 0 | -
1957-58 Hull-Ottawa Canadiens “C” EOHL 33 21 25 46 13 | -
Montréal Royals QHL 1 0 1 1 0 | -
Rochester Americans AHL 2 0 0 0 0 | -
Montréal Canadiens NHL 2 0 1 1 0 | -
1958-59 Montréal Canadiens NHL 64 18 22 40 19 | Playoffs 11 3 5 8 12
1959-60 Montréal Canadiens NHL 64 13 15 28 24 | Playoffs 7 0 3 3 2
1960-61 Montréal Canadiens NHL 69 12 20 32 44 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 4
1961-62 Montréal Canadiens NHL 66 27 38 65 29 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 6
1962-63 Montréal Canadiens NHL 70 23 12 35 51 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 2
1963-64 Montréal Canadiens NHL 70 8 21 29 41 | Playoffs 7 2 1 3 8
1964-65 Montréal Canadiens NHL 70 25 30 55 41 | Playoffs 13 2 3 5 10
1965-66 Montréal Canadiens NHL 67 22 20 42 10 | Playoffs 10 3 4 7 4
1966-67 Montréal Canadiens NHL 69 14 27 41 39 | Playoffs 10 5 2 7 6
1967-68 Montréal Canadiens NHL 70 20 25 45 14 4 | Playoffs 13 4 3 7 4
1968-69 Montréal Canadiens NHL 72 13 28 41 16 20 | Playoffs 14 3 4 7 10
1969-70 Montréal Canadiens NHL 72 19 24 43 20 4 | -
1970-71 Montréal Canadiens NHL 16 1 4 5 0 0 | -
Los Angeles Kings NHL 33 14 13 27 8 -7 | -
1971-72 Los Angeles Kings NHL 76 23 29 52 22 -22 | -
1972-73 Los Angeles Kings NHL 63 20 29 49 6 -12 | -
Chicago Black Hawks NHL 16 6 3 9 2 0 | Playoffs 16 5 6 11 0
1973-74 Chicago Cougars WHA 78 33 50 83 26 | Playoffs 18 5 14 19 4
1974-75 Chicago Cougars WHA 70 15 24 39 28 | -
1975-76 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics WHA 41 21 29 50 14 9 | -
New England Whalers WHA 38 14 19 33 6 0 | Playoffs 17 5 4 9 8 4
1976-77 New England Whalers WHA 77 17 31 48 30 1 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -1
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1974-75 Canada Summit Summit74 8 3 4 7 10 | -
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1977-78 Univ. of Denver NCAA Asst. Coach
1978-79 Univ. of Denver NCAA Asst. Coach
1979-80 Univ. of Denver NCAA Asst. Coach
1980-81 Los Angeles Kings NHL Asst. Coach
1981-82 Univ. of Denver NCAA Head Coach
1982-83 Univ. of Denver NCAA Head Coach
1983-84 Univ. of Denver NCAA Head Coach
1984-85 Univ. of Denver NCAA Head Coach
1985-86 Univ. of Denver NCAA Head Coach
1986-87 Univ. of Denver NCAA Head Coach
1987-88 Univ. of Denver NCAA Head Coach
1988-89 Univ. of Denver NCAA Head Coach
1989-90 Univ. of Denver NCAA Head Coach
1990-91 Phoenix Roadrunners IHL Head Coach
1991-92 Phoenix Roadrunners IHL Head Coach
1999-00 St. Louis Blues NHL Scout
2000-01 St. Louis Blues NHL Scout
2001-02 St. Louis Blues NHL Scout
2002-03 Colorado Eagles CHL Franchise Owner
Colorado Eagles CHL President
Colorado Eagles CHL General Manager
2003-04 Colorado Eagles CHL Franchise Owner
Colorado Eagles CHL President
Colorado Eagles CHL General Manager
2004-05 Colorado Eagles CHL Franchise Owner
Colorado Eagles CHL President
Colorado Eagles CHL General Manager
2005-06 Colorado Eagles CHL Franchise Owner
Colorado Eagles CHL President
Colorado Eagles CHL General Manager
2006-07 Colorado Eagles CHL Franchise Owner
2007-08 Colorado Eagles CHL Franchise Owner
2008-09 Colorado Eagles CHL Franchise Owner
2009-10 Colorado Eagles CHL Franchise Owner
2010-11 Colorado Eagles CHL Franchise Owner
2011-12 Colorado Eagles ECHL Franchise Owner
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 0
EOHL 2 51 28 35 63 1.24 17 0 | 0
NHL 17 1032 278 361 639 0.62 386 -13 | 12 116 27 32 59 0.51 68 0
NOHA 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 0
QHL 1 1 0 1 1 1.00 0 0 | 0
QJHL 2 39 17 14 31 0.79 6 0 | 1 5 2 1 3 0.60 4 0
Summit74 1 8 3 4 7 0.88 10 0 | 0
WHA 4 304 100 153 253 0.83 104 10 | 3 38 10 18 28 0.74 12 3
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Montréal Canadiens

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