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Canada USA Keith Primeau

#25 Philadelphia Flyers / NHL - 05/06

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Keith Primeau Facts

Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
52
Height
6'5" / 196 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
220 lbs / 100 kg
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
1-time OHL Most Points (Eddie Powers Trophy) 1
1-time OHL Second All-Star Team 1

Primeau was a huge two-way center with terrific shutdown ability. He played a gritty, aggressive style of hockey, but could also put the puck in the net and set up linemates.
Unfortunately, his career was cut short due to post-concussion syndrome.
- Erik K. Piri, EP

Sons: Cayden Primeau, Chayse Primeau, Corey Primeau
Brother: Wayne Primeau
Brother-in-law: Derrick Smith
Nephews: Dalton Smith & Mason Primeau and Manning Primeau
Niece: Madison Primeau

Team Staff profile of Keith Primeau also available

Keith Primeau Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1986-87 Whitby Flyers Midget 65* 69* 80* 149* 116* -* |
1987-88 Hamilton Kilty B's GHL 19* 19* 17* 36* 16* -* |
Hamilton Steelhawks OHL 47* 6* 6* 12* 69* -* | Playoffs 11 0 2 2 2 -
1988-89 Niagara Falls Thunder OHL 48* 20* 35* 55* 56* -* | Playoffs 17 9 6 15 12 -
1989-90 Niagara Falls Thunder OHL 65* 57* 70* 127* 97* -* | Playoffs 16 16 17 33 49 -
1990-91 Detroit Red Wings NHL 58* 3* 12* 15* 106* -12* | Playoffs 5 1 1 2 25 3
Adirondack Red Wings AHL 6* 3* 5* 8* 8* -* |
1991-92 Detroit Red Wings NHL 35* 6* 10* 16* 83* 9* | Playoffs 11 0 0 0 14 -1
Adirondack Red Wings AHL 42* 21* 24* 45* 89* 11* | Playoffs 9 1 7 8 27 1
1992-93 Detroit Red Wings NHL 73* 15* 17* 32* 152* -6* | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 26 1
1993-94 Detroit Red Wings NHL 78* 31* 42* 73* 173* 34* | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 6 0
1994-95 Detroit Red Wings NHL 45* 15* 27* 42* 99* 17* | Playoffs 17 4 5 9 45 -2
1995-96 Detroit Red Wings NHL 74* 27* 25* 52* 168* 19* | Playoffs 17 1 4 5 28 -1
1996-97 Hartford Whalers NHL 75* 26* 25* 51* 161* -3* |
Canada WCup 5* 0* 0* 0* 21* -1* |
Canada WC 11* 3* 3* 6* 14* 4* |
1997-98 Carolina Hurricanes “A” NHL 81* 26* 37* 63* 110* 19* |
Canada OG 6* 2* 1* 3* 4* 3* |
Canada “C” WC 6* 3* 1* 4* 4* -1* |
1998-99 Carolina Hurricanes “C” NHL 78* 30* 32* 62* 75* 8* | Playoffs 6 0 3 3 6 -3
1999-00 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 23* 7* 10* 17* 31* 10* | Playoffs 18 2 11 13 13 -4
2000-01 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 71* 34* 39* 73* 76* 17* | Playoffs 4 0 3 3 8 -3
2001-02 Philadelphia Flyers “C” NHL 75* 19* 29* 48* 128* -3* | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 6 -3
2002-03 Philadelphia Flyers “C” NHL 80* 19* 27* 46* 93* 4* | Playoffs 13 1 1 2 14 -2
2003-04 Philadelphia Flyers “C” NHL 54* 7* 15* 22* 80* 11* | Playoffs 18 9 7 16 22 11
2004-05 Did not play * * * * * * |
2005-06 Philadelphia Flyers “C” NHL 9* 1* 6* 7* 6* 0* |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2009-10 Las Vegas Wranglers ECHL Dir. of Player Development
2010-11 Las Vegas Wranglers ECHL Dir. of Player Development
2011-12 Las Vegas Wranglers ECHL Dir. of Player Development
2012-13 Las Vegas Wranglers ECHL Dir. of Player Development
Team Comcast 14U AAA 14U AAA Head Coach
2014-15 Philadelphia Revolution EHL Dir. of Player Development
Bishop Eustace Prep USHS-NJ Asst. Coach
2015-16 Philadelphia Revolution EHL Head Coach
2018-19 Youngstown Phantoms USHL Pres. of Hockey Operations
Maryland Black Bears NAHL VP. of Hockey Operations
DHI Octane Selects U15 WSI U15 Head Coach
2019-20 Youngstown Phantoms USHL Pres. of Hockey Operations
Maryland Black Bears NAHL VP. of Hockey Operations
2020-21 Youngstown Phantoms USHL Pres. of Hockey Operations
Maryland Black Bears NAHL VP. of Hockey Operations
2021-22 Youngstown Phantoms USHL Pres. of Hockey Operations
Maryland Black Bears NAHL VP. of Hockey Operations
2022-23 Youngstown Phantoms USHL Pres. of Hockey Operations
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Keith Primeau Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 48* 24* 29* 53* 1.10* 97* 11* | 1 9 1 * 7 * 8 * 0.89 * 27 * 1 *
GHL 1 19* 19* 17* 36* 1.89* 16* -* | 0 * * * * * *
Midget 1 65* 69* 80* 149* 2.29* 116* -* | 0 * * * * * *
NHL 15 909* 266* 353* 619* 0.68* 1 541* 124* | 12 128 18 * 39 * 57 * 0.45 * 213 * -4 *
OG 1 6* 2* 1* 3* 0.50* 4* 3* | 0 * * * * * *
OHL 3 160* 83* 111* 194* 1.21* 222* -* | 3 44 25 * 25 * 50 * 1.14 * 63 * - *
WC 2 17* 6* 4* 10* 0.59* 18* 3* | 0 * * * * * *
WCup 1 5* 0* 0* 0* 0.00* 21* -1* | 0 * * * * * *
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Keith Primeau Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1987, 4 #51 overall by Hamilton Steelhawks in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Adirondack Red Wings

Cult/Star player for Philadelphia Flyers

Cult/Star player for Whitby Flyers

Career transactions
- 2006-09-16 • Announced his retirement
- 2000-01-23 • Traded to the Philadelphia Flyers with a 2000 5th rounder (traded to NYI: Kristofer Ottosson) for Rod Brind'Amour, Jean-Marc Pelletier & a 2000 2nd rounder (Agris Saviels)
- 1997-06-25 • Rights transferred to the Carolina Hurricanes after the Hartford Whalers franchise relocated
- 1996-10-09 • Traded to the Hartford Whalers with Paul Coffey & a 1997 1st round pick (Nikos Tselios) for Bbrendan Shanahan & Brian Glynn
- 1990-06-16 • Selected 3rd overall in the NHL Entry Draft by the Detroit Red Wings

On May 10, 2000, Keith Primeau ended longest game in modern NHL playoff history with his goal at 92:01 of overtime.

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