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Canada Martin Gélinas
#23 SC Bern / NLA - 08/09
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Martin Ruzicka 12 8 9 17
2. Erik Thorell 12 5 12 17
3. Lukas Pech 13 5 11 16
4. Milan Gulas 13 8 7 15
5. Robert Ricka 14 11 3 14
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
51
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
192 lbs / 87 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1
1-time QMJHL Champion 1

Son: Matthew Gelinas

Gélinas was selected 7th overall in 1988 after scoring 131 points and winning a QMJHL Championship with the Hull Olympiques. He won a Stanley Cup with the Oilers as a rookie in 1990 after scoring 17 goals and 25 points in 41 games. He made 3 more Stanley Cup appearances with the Canucks in 1997, the Hurricanes in 2002, and the Flames in 2004. Gélinas reached the 50-point mark 4 times and set career highs with 35 goals and 68 points in 1997. He retired from the NHL in 2008 with 309 goals and 351 assists.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1985-86 Noranda Aces NOHA 5 1 1 2 0 |
1986-87 Estrie-Mauricie Cantonniers QMAAA 41 36 42 78 36 | Playoffs 7 7 5 12 2
1987-88 Hull Olympiques QMJHL 65 63 68 131 76 | Playoffs 17 15 18 33 32
1988-89 Edmonton Oilers NHL 6 1 2 3 0 -1 |
Hull Olympiques QMJHL 41 38 39 77 31 | Playoffs 9 5 4 9 14
Canada U20 WJC-20 7 0 2 2 8 |
1989-90 Edmonton Oilers NHL 46 17 8 25 30 0 | Playoffs 20 2 3 5 6 0
1990-91 Edmonton Oilers NHL 73 20 20 40 34 -7 | Playoffs 18 3 6 9 25 4
1991-92 Edmonton Oilers NHL 68 11 18 29 62 14 | Playoffs 15 1 3 4 10 -3
1992-93 Edmonton Oilers NHL 65 11 12 23 30 3 |
1993-94 Québec Nordiques NHL 31 6 6 12 8 -2 |
Vancouver Canucks NHL 33 8 8 16 26 -6 | Playoffs 24 5 4 9 14 -1
1994-95 Vancouver Canucks NHL 46 13 10 23 36 8 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0 1
1995-96 Vancouver Canucks “A” NHL 81 30 26 56 59 8 | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 12 -1
1996-97 Vancouver Canucks NHL 74 35 33 68 42 6 |
1997-98 Vancouver Canucks NHL 24 4 4 8 10 -6 |
Carolina Hurricanes NHL 40 12 14 26 30 1 |
Canada WC 6 1 0 1 6 1 |
1998-99 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 76 13 15 28 67 3 | Playoffs 6 0 3 3 2 -4
1999-00 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 81 14 16 30 40 -10 |
2000-01 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 79 23 29 52 59 -4 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 6 -4
2001-02 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 72 13 16 29 30 -1 | Playoffs 23 3 4 7 10 6
2002-03 Calgary Flames NHL 81 21 31 52 51 -3 |
2003-04 Calgary Flames NHL 76 17 18 35 70 10 | Playoffs 26 8 7 15 35 10
2004-05 Forward Morges HC NLB 41 38 23 61 81 | Playoffs 4 2 2 4 24
HC Lugano NLA 1 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 2
2005-06 Florida Panthers NHL 82 17 24 41 80 27 |
2006-07 Florida Panthers “A” NHL 82 14 30 44 36 7 |
2007-08 Nashville Predators NHL 57 9 11 20 20 5 |
2008-09 SC Bern NLA 27 15 7 22 45 | Playoffs 6 2 2 4 6
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1982-83 Shawinigan Jr Cataractes QC Int PW - - - - - |
1987-88 Hull Olympiques M-Cup 4 2 2 4 8 |
2008-09 SC Bern Champions HL 2 0 1 1 0 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2011-12 Nashville Predators NHL Dir. of Player Development
Milwaukee Admirals AHL Asst. Coach Interim
2012-13 Calgary Flames NHL Asst. Coach
2013-14 Calgary Flames NHL Asst. Coach
2014-15 Calgary Flames NHL Asst. Coach
2015-16 Calgary Flames NHL Asst. Coach
2016-17 Calgary Flames NHL Asst. Coach
2017-18 Calgary Flames NHL Asst. Coach
2018-19 Calgary Flames NHL Asst. Coach
2019-20 Calgary Flames NHL Asst. Coach
2020-21 Calgary Flames NHL Asst. Coach
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Champions HL 1 2 0 1 1 0.50 0 0 | 0
M-Cup 1 4 2 2 4 1.00 8 - | 0
NHL 19 1273 309 351 660 0.52 820 52 | 10 147 23 33 56 0.38 120 8
NLA (NL) 2 28 15 7 22 0.79 45 - | 2 11 2 3 5 0.45 8 -
NOHA 1 5 1 1 2 0.40 0 - | 0
QC Int PW 1 - - - - - - - | 0
QMAAA (QM18AAA) 1 41 36 42 78 1.90 36 - | 1 7 7 5 12 1.71 2 -
QMJHL 2 106 101 107 208 1.96 107 - | 2 26 20 22 42 1.62 46 -
NLB (SL) 1 41 38 23 61 1.49 81 - | 1 4 2 2 4 1.00 24 -
WC 1 6 1 0 1 0.17 6 1 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 0 2 2 0.29 8 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Esa Tikkanen (F) 1988-1997 7 Edmonton Oilers, Vancouver Canucks
Chris Joseph (D) 1988-1997 6 Edmonton Oilers, Vancouver Canucks
Bret Hedican (D) 1993-2002 6 Carolina Hurricanes, Vancouver Canucks
Glen Wesley (D) 1997-2002 5 Carolina Hurricanes

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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1987, 1 #2 overall by Hull Olympiques in the QMJHL Entry Draft

Cult/Star player for Bern

Cult/Star player for Forward-Morges HC

Cult/Star player for Gatineau Olympiques

Cult/Star player for Lugano

Transaction history:
- 1988-08-09 • Traded to the Edmonton Oilers
- 1993-06-20 • Traded to the Quebec Nordiques
- 1994-01-15 • Claimed off waivers by the Vancouver Canucks
- 1998-01-03 • Traded to the Carolina Hurricanes
- 2002-07-02 • Signed as a free agent by the Calgary Flames
- 2005-08-02 • Signed as a free agent by the Florida Panthers
- 2007-07-26 • Signed as a free agent by the Nashville Predators
- 2008-11-04 • Signed as a free agent by SC Bern
- 2009-06-17 • Announced his retirement as a player
- 2009-06-17 • Named Director of Player Development by Nashville Predators

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