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Canada John Purves
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Last added: Joe Aluia
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Cédric Desruisseaux 40 42 36 78
2. Thomas Casey 38 34 40 74
3. Brett Budgell 40 15 43 58
4. Lukas Cormier 39 16 38 54
5. Mathieu Desgagnés 31 24 28 52
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
53
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
209 lbs / 95 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Team Staff profile of John Purves also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1983-84 North York Rangers OJAHL 40 24 35 59 58 |
1984-85 Belleville Bulls OHL 55 15 14 29 39 | Playoffs 12 0 3 3 2
1985-86 Belleville Bulls OHL 16 3 9 12 6 |
Hamilton Steelhawks OHL 36 13 28 41 36 |
1986-87 Hamilton Steelhawks OHL 28 12 11 23 37 | Playoffs 9 2 0 2 12
1987-88 Hamilton Steelhawks OHL 64 39 44 83 65 | Playoffs 14 7 18 25 4
1988-89 Niagara Falls Thunder OHL 5 5 11 16 2 |
North Bay Centennials OHL 42 34 52 86 38 | Playoffs 12 14 12 26 16
1989-90 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 75 29 35 64 12 | Playoffs 9 5 7 12 4
1990-91 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 53 22 29 51 27 | Playoffs 6 2 3 5 0
Washington Capitals NHL 7 1 0 1 0 -3 |
1991-92 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 78 43 46 89 47 -22 |
1992-93 ESV Kaufbeuren Germany 43 15 17 32 34 |
1993-94 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 69 38 48 86 29 4 | Playoffs 18 10 14 24 12 3
1994-95 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 60 30 33 63 16 9 | Playoffs 4 4 1 5 6 4
1995-96 San Francisco Spiders IHL 75 56 49 105 32 31 | Playoffs 4 0 3 3 0 -4
1996-97 Kansas City Blades IHL 66 25 47 72 17 10 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -2
1997-98 Kansas City Blades IHL 21 6 10 16 9 -10 |
San Antonio Dragons IHL 59 22 21 43 12 -26 |
1998-99 Utah Grizzlies IHL 80 24 39 63 24 -7 |
1999-00 Utah Grizzlies IHL 78 36 27 63 40 3 | Playoffs 5 1 0 1 2 1
2000-01 Utah Grizzlies IHL 78 22 36 58 32 0 |
2001-02 Utah Grizzlies AHL 57 14 18 32 28 -5 | Playoffs 5 2 0 2 0 -2
2002-03 Nottingham Panthers “C” BISL 27 9 11 20 82 | Playoffs 17 8 5 13 6
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2003-04 Brampton Battalion U15 AAA SCTA U15 Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 4 263 108 128 236 0.90 114 -27 | 3 20 9 10 19 0.95 4 -2
BISL 1 27 9 11 20 0.74 82 - | 1 17 8 5 13 0.76 6 -
Germany 1 43 15 17 32 0.74 34 - | 0
IHL 8 586 259 310 569 0.97 211 14 | 5 34 15 18 33 0.97 20 2
NHL 1 7 1 0 1 0.14 0 -3 | 0
OHL 5 246 121 169 290 1.18 223 - | 4 47 23 33 56 1.19 34 -
OJAHL 1 40 24 35 59 1.48 58 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Stan Drulia (F) 1984-1989 5 Belleville Bulls, Hamilton Steelhawks, Niagara Falls Thunder (OHL)
Dennis Vial (D) 1985-1989 4 Hamilton Steelhawks, Niagara Falls Thunder (OHL)
Kirk Tomlinson (F) 1985-1995 4 Fort Wayne Komets, Hamilton Steelhawks
Mike Rosati (G) 1985-1989 4 Hamilton Steelhawks, Niagara Falls Thunder (OHL)

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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1984, 1 #8 overall by Belleville Bulls in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Belleville Bulls

Cult/Star player for San Francisco Spiders

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