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USA Dave Christian
a.k.a. "David Christian"
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1. Alexis D'Aoust - - - -
2. Guillaume Beaudoin - - - -
3. Olivier Archambault - - - -
4. Mathieu Gagnon - - - -
5. Mathieu Brodeur - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
62
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
176 lbs / 80 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1

Father: Billy Christian
Brother: Ed Christian
Uncles: Gord Christian & Roger Christian
Nephews: Bryant Christian, Jordy Christian & Brock Nelson
Cousin: Jay Ness

Dave Christian helped the U.S. win gold at the 1980 Olympics with a team-high of 8 assists. Over 15 seasons with the Jets, Capitals, Bruins, Blues, and Blackhawks, he reached the 20-goal mark 10 times and the 50-point mark 9 times. Christian retired from the NHL in 1994 with 340 goals and 433 assists.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1974-75 Warroad High USHS-MN - - - - - |
1975-76 Warroad High USHS-MN - - - - - |
1976-77 Warroad High USHS-MN - - - - - |
1977-78 Univ. of North Dakota NCAA 38 8 16 24 14 |
1978-79 Univ. of North Dakota NCAA 40 22 24 46 22 |
USA U20 WJC-20 5 2 1 3 0 |
1979-80 Winnipeg Jets NHL 15 8 10 18 2 -5 |
Team USA International 59 10 20 30 26 |
USA OG 7 0 8 8 6 |
1980-81 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 28 43 71 22 -54 |
USA WC 8 8 3 11 6 |
1981-82 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 25 51 76 28 -41 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 2
USA CC 6 1 0 1 4 |
1982-83 Winnipeg Jets “C” NHL 55 18 26 44 23 -5 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
1983-84 Washington Capitals NHL 80 29 52 81 28 26 | Playoffs 8 5 4 9 5
1984-85 Washington Capitals NHL 80 26 43 69 14 20 | Playoffs 5 1 1 2 0
USA CC 6 2 1 3 2 0 |
1985-86 Washington Capitals NHL 80 41 42 83 15 3 | Playoffs 9 4 4 8 0
1986-87 Washington Capitals NHL 76 23 27 50 8 -5 | Playoffs 7 1 3 4 6
1987-88 Washington Capitals NHL 80 37 21 58 26 -14 | Playoffs 14 5 6 11 6 9
1988-89 Washington Capitals NHL 80 34 31 65 12 2 | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 0 -3
USA WC 6 4 3 7 2 |
1989-90 Washington Capitals NHL 28 3 8 11 4 -12 |
Boston Bruins NHL 50 12 17 29 8 4 | Playoffs 21 4 1 5 4 -6
1990-91 Boston Bruins NHL 78 32 21 53 41 8 | Playoffs 19 8 4 12 4 -2
1991-92 St. Louis Blues NHL 78 20 24 44 41 2 | Playoffs 4 3 0 3 0 -1
USA CC 7 1 1 2 0 0 |
1992-93 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 60 4 14 18 12 6 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
1993-94 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 9 0 3 3 0 0 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
Indianapolis Ice IHL 40 8 18 26 6 12 |
1994-95 Minnesota Moose IHL 81 38 42 80 16 -30 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0 -4
1995-96 Minnesota Moose IHL 69 21 25 46 8 -22 |
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 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1997-98 Fargo-Moorhead Ice Sharks USHL GM/Head Coach
1998-99 Fargo-Moorhead Ice Sharks USHL GM/Head Coach
1999-00 Fargo-Moorhead Ice Sharks USHL GM/Head Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 3 19 4 2 6 0.32 6 0 | 0
Fr-Tour 1 4 1 2 3 0.75 0 - | 0
IHL 3 190 67 85 152 0.80 30 -40 | 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 0 -4
International 1 59 10 20 30 0.51 26 - | 0
NCAA 2 78 30 40 70 0.90 36 - | 0
NHL 15 1009 340 433 773 0.77 284 -65 | 13 102 32 25 57 0.56 27 -3
OG 1 7 0 8 8 1.14 6 - | 0
USHS-MN 3 - - - - - - - | 0
WC 2 14 12 6 18 1.29 8 - | 0
WJC-20 1 5 2 1 3 0.60 0 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Rod Langway (D) 1981-1990 8 USA, Washington Capitals
Scott Stevens (D) 1983-1990 7 Washington Capitals
Kevin Hatcher (D) 1984-1992 7 USA, Washington Capitals
Bob Gould (F) 1983-1990 7 Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals

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Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Univ. of North Dakota

Cult/Star player for USA

Cult/Star player for Warroad High

Cult/Star player for Washington Capitals

Also wore #13 at the University of North Dakota.

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