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Canada Paul Kariya

#9 St. Louis Blues / NHL - 09/10
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Last added: Addy Cowan
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Axel Holmström 28 9 19 28
2. Simon Hjalmarsson 26 8 20 28
3. Jerry Turkulainen 29 6 22 28
4. Joona Ikonen 26 15 12 27
5. Eemeli Suomi 22 8 18 26
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
48
Height
5'10" / 178 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
181 lbs / 82 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time NCAA (Championship) Winner 1
1-time NCAA (East) First All-American Team 1
1-time NCAA (Hockey East) Champion 1
1-time NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award) 1
1-time NHL All-Rookie Team 1
3-time NHL First All-Star Team 3
2-time NHL Gentleman Conduct (Lady Byng Trophy) 2
2-time NHL Second All-Star Team 2
1-time U20 WJC All-Star Team 1
2-time World Championship All-Star Team 2
1-time World Championship Best Forward 1

Brothers: Martin Kariya & Steve Kariya

Kariya was a star from the get-go, drafted 4th overall in 1993 after scoring 100 points in 39 games in the NCAA. In just his 2nd NHL season, he set a career-high with 50 goals and 108 points. Kariya went on to record 402 goals and 989 points in 989 games, retiring in 2010 with 2 Lady Byng Trophies as well as Olympic, World Championship, and World Junior Championship gold.

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 Penticton Panthers BCJHL 54 46 66 112 8 - |
Canada U18 (all) International-Jr 5 4 8 12 2 - |
1991-92 Penticton Panthers BCJHL 41 45 87 132 16 - |
Canada U20 WJC-20 6 1 1 2 2 - |
1992-93 Univ. of Maine NCAA 39 25 75 100 12 - |
Canada U20 WJC-20 7 2 6 8 2 5 |
Canada WC 8 2 7 9 0 10 |
1993-94 Univ. of Maine “C” NCAA 12 8 16 24 4 - |
Team Canada International 31 10 38 48 4 - |
Canada OG 8 3 4 7 2 - |
Canada WC 8 5 7 12 2 12 |
1994-95 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 47 18 21 39 4 -17 |
1995-96 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim “A” NHL 82 50 58 108 20 9 |
Canada WC 8 4 3 7 2 2 |
1996-97 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim “C” NHL 69 44 55 99 6 36 | Playoffs 11 7 6 13 4 -2
1997-98 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim “C” NHL 22 17 14 31 23 12 |
1998-99 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim “C” NHL 82 39 62 101 40 17 | Playoffs 3 1 3 4 0 0
1999-00 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim “C” NHL 74 42 44 86 24 22 |
2000-01 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim “C” NHL 66 33 34 67 20 -9 |
2001-02 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim “C” NHL 82 32 25 57 28 -15 |
Canada OG 6 3 1 4 0 5 |
2002-03 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim “C” NHL 82 25 56 81 48 -3 | Playoffs 21 6 6 12 6 0
2003-04 Colorado Avalanche NHL 51 11 25 36 22 -5 | Playoffs 1 0 1 1 0 -1
2004-05 Did not play |
2005-06 Nashville Predators “A” NHL 82 31 54 85 40 -6 | Playoffs 5 2 5 7 0 0
2006-07 Nashville Predators NHL 82 24 52 76 36 6 | Playoffs 5 0 2 2 2 -4
2007-08 St. Louis Blues “A” NHL 82 16 49 65 50 -10 |
2008-09 St. Louis Blues “A” NHL 11 2 13 15 2 1 |
2009-10 St. Louis Blues “A” NHL 75 18 25 43 36 -7 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1991-92 Canada U18 Phoenix Cup 6 3 7 10 4 - |
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
BCJHL (BCHL) 2 95 91 153 244 2.57 24 - | 0
Phoenix Cup (Hlinka Gretzky Cup) 1 6 3 7 10 1.67 4 - | 0
International 1 31 10 38 48 1.55 4 - | 0
International-Jr 1 5 4 8 12 2.40 2 - | 0
NCAA 2 51 33 91 124 2.43 16 - | 0
NHL 15 989 402 587 989 1.00 399 31 | 6 46 16 23 39 0.85 12 -7
OG 2 14 6 5 11 0.79 2 5 | 0
WC 3 24 11 17 28 1.17 4 24 | 0
WJC-20 2 13 3 7 10 0.77 4 5 | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
06/29/2011
06/29/2011 Confirmed No team Retired
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Player Biography and Trivia

Number 9 retired by Anaheim Ducks

Cult/Star player for Anaheim Ducks

Cult/Star player for Canada

Cult/Star player for Colorado Avalanche

Cult/Star player for Nashville Predators

Cult/Star player for St. Louis Blues

Cult/Star player for Univ. of Maine

Career transactions
- 2011-06-29 • Announced his retirement
- 2007-07-01 • Signed to a three-year contract by the St. Louis Blues
- 2005-08-05 • Signed to a two-year contract by the Nashville Predators
- 2003-07-03 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Colorado Avalanche
- 2002-07-31 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
- 1999-06-27 • Re-signed to a three-year contract by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
- 1997-12-11 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim


His father, Tetsuhiko, played rugby for the Canadian National Team.

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