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Canada Daren Puppa
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Last added: Mikael Roos
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jorian Donovan 0 0 0 0
2. Mitchell Martin - - - -
3. Nolan Collins - - - -
4. Payton Robinson - - - -
5. Ben Bujold - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
56
Height
6'4" / 193 cm
Weight
205 lbs / 93 kg
Nation
Catches
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1

Brother: Derek Puppa
Cousin: Ralph Backstrom

Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1980-81 Kirkland Lake Blue Devils U18 B U18 B - - - |
1981-82 Kirkland Lake Legion 87s U18 GNML - - - |
1982-83 Kirkland Lake Legion 87s U18 GNML - - - |
1983-84 RPI (Rensselaer Polytech. Inst.) NCAA 32 2.94 .900 |
1984-85 RPI (Rensselaer Polytech. Inst.) NCAA 32 2.56 .901 |
1985-86 Buffalo Sabres NHL 7 3.15 .886 21 163 1 3-4-0 399 |
Rochester Americans AHL 20 4.34 .872 |
1986-87 Buffalo Sabres NHL 3 4.24 .835 13 66 0 0-2-1 184 |
Rochester Americans AHL 57 2.80 .900 | Playoffs 16 3.05 -
1987-88 Buffalo Sabres NHL 17 4.19 .870 61 408 0 8-6-1 873 | Playoffs 3 4.70 .836 11 56 0 1-1-0 140
Rochester Americans AHL 26 2.76 .906 | Playoffs 2 2.78 .898
1988-89 Buffalo Sabres NHL 37 3.37 .889 107 854 1 17-10-6 1908 |
1989-90 Buffalo Sabres NHL 56 2.89 .903 156 1454 1 31-16-6 3241 | Playoffs 6 2.43 .922 15 177 0 2-4-0 370
1990-91 Buffalo Sabres NHL 38 3.38 .885 118 911 2 15-11-6 2092 | Playoffs 2 7.42 .783 10 36 0 0-1-0 81
1991-92 Buffalo Sabres NHL 33 3.89 .878 114 818 0 11-14-4 1757 |
Rochester Americans AHL 2 4.54 .830 |
1992-93 Buffalo Sabres NHL 24 3.58 .890 78 628 0 11-5-4 1306 |
Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 8 2.26 .922 18 214 2 6-2-0 479 | Playoffs 1 3.00 .857 1 6 0 0-0-0 20
1993-94 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 63 2.71 .899 165 1472 4 22-33-6 3653 |
1994-95 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 36 2.68 .905 90 856 1 14-19-2 2013 |
1995-96 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 57 2.46 .918 131 1474 5 29-16-9 3189 | Playoffs 4 4.85 .837 14 72 0 1-3-0 173
1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 6 2.59 .907 14 136 0 1-1-2 325 |
Adirondack Red Wings AHL 1 2.90 .864 |
1997-98 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 26 2.72 .900 66 594 0 5-14-6 1456 |
1998-99 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 13 3.14 .906 33 317 2 5-6-1 691 |
1999-00 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 5 4.58 .853 19 110 0 1-2-0 249 |
Player Career Totals
League Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI | Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
AHL 5 106 | 2 18
GNML 2 - | 0
NCAA 2 64 | 0
NHL 15 429 3.03 .897 1204 10475 19 179-161-54 23815 | 5 16 3.90 .872 51 347 0 4-9-0 784
U18 B 1 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Mikael Andersson (F) 1985-1999 10 Buffalo Sabres, Rochester Americans, Tampa Bay Lightning
John Tucker (F) 1985-1996 9 Buffalo Sabres, Tampa Bay Lightning
Mike Ramsey (D) 1985-1993 8 Buffalo Sabres
Dave Andreychuk (F) 1985-1993 8 Buffalo Sabres, Toronto Maple Leafs

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04/02/2019 Return to ice special for former Sabres goalie Daren Puppa and his family BuffaloHockeyBeat.com
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Drafted 1993, 2 #4 overall by Tampa Bay Lightning in the NHL Expansion Draft

Drafted 1993, 1 #5 overall by Florida Panthers in the NHL Expansion Draft

Drafted 1982, 11 #154 overall by Belleville Bulls in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Tampa Bay Lightning

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