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|1981 NHL DRAFT PICK|
Selected in first round
15 overall by Calgary Flames
Born July 11, 1963
Height: 6-1 Weight: 185
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Birthplace: Inverness, Nova Scotia (Canada)
Inverness, Nova Scotia
||Cole Harbour||N.S. AAA
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
Miscellaneous: Rated in The Hockey News draft preview issue as
No. 12 overall prospect and No. 17 OMJHL prospect for the 1981 NHL draft. ...
Was Kitchener's third-round pick, No. 27 overall, in 1980 OMJHL priority
selection. ... Attended Kitchener Collegiate Institute (high school) in
| Debut: December 30, 1981 (Boston at Calgary)|
Numbers: 11, 22, 2 (Calgary); 2
Stanley Cup: 1989.
Playing Status: Retired September 9, 2005
|CAREER NHL STATISTICS|
||Calgary, St. Louis||1,416
|CAREER NHL PLAYOFF STATISTICS|
||Calgary, St. Louis||177
AWARDS AND HONORS
Norris Trophy: 1998-99 (St. Louis)
Smythe Trophy: 1989 (Calgary)
NHL All-Star First Team: 1989-90, 1990-91 (Calgary), 1998-99,
Sporting News All-Star First Team: 1989-90, 1990-91 (Calgary)
NHL All-Star Second Team: 1986-87, 1988-89, 1993-94 (Calgary)
Sporting News All-Star Second Team: 1993-94 (Calgary)
All-Star Game: 1985, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994 (Calgary), 1996, 1997,
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 (injured, did not play), 2003 (St. Louis)
Stanley Cup Finals (Lost): 1986 (Calgary)
Hardest Shooter (SuperSkills
Winner): 1991, 1992 (Calgary), 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003 (St. Louis)
Emery Edge Award (+/- Leader): 1985-86 (plus-39)
St. Louis Captain: Sept. 15, 2003, until present
NHL Records: Most
consecutive playoff games by a defenseman with at least one point (19 for
Calgary from April 13, 1989, to April 6, 1990), most consecutive playoff games
by defenseman in a playoff year with at least one point (17 for Calgary
from April 13, 1989, to May 25, 1989), most career shots on goal by a
Records: Most seasons played (11), most career games played (803), most
career assists (609), most points by a defenseman in one game (6 at Toronto on
March 20, 1994, shares record), most career playoff points (102), most career playoff
assists (77), most points in one playoff year (31 in 1989), most points in one
playoff game (5 vs. Vancouver on April 20, 1994, shares record), most
points by a defenseman in one playoff game (5 vs. Vancouver on April 20,
1994), most career points by a defenseman (822), most career goals by a
defenseman (213), most career assists by a defenseman (609), most career
playoff goals by a defenseman (25), most points in one season by a defenseman
(103 in 1990-91), most goals in one season by a defenseman (28 in 1989-90,
1990-91 and 1993-94), most assists in one season by a defenseman (75 in
1990-91), most career playoff games played by a defenseman (95), most career
playoff assists by a defenseman (77), most points by a defenseman in one
playoff year (31 in 1989), most assists in one playoff year (24 in 1989), most
assists by a defenseman in one playoff year (24 in 1989), most shots in one
game (13 vs. St. Louis on March 24, 1993, shares record), most consecutive
games with at least one assist (9 from Dec. 6, 1986, to Dec. 28, 1986, shares
record), most consecutive playoff games with at least one point (19 from April
13, 1989, to April 6, 1990), most consecutive playoff games in one playoff
year with at least one point (17 from April 13, 1989, to May 25, 1989), most
points in one period (4 vs. Edmonton on March 28, 1991, shares record), most
points by a defenseman in one period (4 vs. Edmonton on March 28, 1991, shares
record), most goals in a playoff period (2 in first period vs. Los Angeles on
April 4, 1990, in first period vs. Montreal on May 14, 1989, and in first
period vs. Vancouver on April 20, 1994, shares record), most assists in one
playoff period (2, seven times, shares record), most points in one playoff
period (3 vs. St. Louis on May 4, 1986, and vs. Vancouver on April 20, 1994,
St. Louis Records: Most career points by a defenseman
(450), most shots on goal in a game (13 vs. NYI on April 3, 1997, shares
record), most goals by a defenseman in one playoff year (4 in 1999)
Seasons: 1990-91 (Calgary) (103)
NHL Playoffs Points Leader: 1989 (Calgary) (31 points)
Playoffs Assists Leader: 1986 (Calgary) (15 assists), 1989 (Calgary) (24
Leader: 1985-86 (57), 1986-87 (56), 1990-91 (75), 1991-92 (57), 1993-94
Calgary Playoffs Points Leader: 1986 (19, tie), 1989 (31)
Calgary Playoffs Assists
Leader: 1984 (12), 1986 (15), 1989 (24), 1994 (6, tie)
Assists Leader: 1995-96 (44)
St. Louis Playoffs Assists Leader:
2002 (7, tie)
Management Career: Named to St. Louis front office position in marketing and operations upon his retirement on Sept. 9, 2005.
Miscellaneous: Called up to Calgary for good on Dec. 14, 1983, and never
returned to minor leagues after that date. ... Began NHL career as a
power-play specialist for Calgary before taking a regular shift on defense as
1983-84 season progressed. ... Became famous for power of his slap shot during
1983-84 season when he broke goalie Mike Liut's mask with a shot from outside
the blue line during Calgary's Jan. 17, 1984, game at St. Louis. ... Missed part of 1984-85 season with sprained
knee, an injury suffered during Calgary's Feb. 27, 1985, game vs. N.Y.
Islanders. He did not return to action until Calgary's March 31, 1985, game
vs. Winnipeg. ... Missed part of 1985-86 season with lacerated hand, an injury
suffered during Calgary's March 23, 1986, game at Winnipeg. ... Set Calgary
single-season record (since broken) for points by a defenseman with 76 in
1986-87. ... Finished sixth in voting for 1986-87 Norris Trophy. ... Set
Calgary single-season records (since broken) for points (83) and goals (25) by
a defenseman in 1987-88. ... Was second among NHL defensemen with 83 points in
1987-88. ... Was third among NHL defensemen with 83 points in 1988-89. ...
Became Calgary's all-time assists leader when he passed Guy Chouinard with his
337th career assist during Flames' Nov. 8, 1989, game vs. Los Angeles. ...
Represented by agent Don Meehan during his NHL career. ... Was involved in
brawl outside Calgary's Old Scotch Restaurant on July 3, 1989, which led to
his arrest on assault charges. The incident happened just two days before
his wedding. ... Set
Calgary single-season records (since broken) for shots on goal (304) and points by a defenseman
(90) in 1989-90. ... Was second among NHL defensemen with 90 points in 1989-90. ...
Stretched ligaments in knee when he collided with Tony Granato during Game 3
of Calgary's first-round series at Los Angeles on April 8, 1990, but did not
miss any playoff games. ... Was runner-up to Ray Bourque for 1989-90 Norris
Trophy. ... Signed four-year, $4 million contract with Calgary during summer
of 1990, making him the highest-paid player in Flames history to that point in
time. ... Became first defenseman in Atlanta/Calgary franchise history and
only fourth in NHL history (with Bobby Orr, Denis Potvin and Paul Coffey) to
score 100 points in a season when he achieved feat in 1990-91. His 100th point
was goal during Calgary's March 28, 1991, game vs. Edmonton. ... Became
Atlanta/Calgary franchise's career points leader (record since broken) when he
passed Kent Nilsson with 563rd point on Jan. 8, 1991 at Toronto. ... Set
Calgary single-season record (since broken) for shots on goal with 305 in
1990-91. ... Led
all NHL defensemen in points (103), goals (28) and assists (75) in 1990-91.
... Was runner-up to Ray Bourque for 1990-91 Norris Trophy. ... Missed part of
1991-92 season with separated shoulder, an injury suffered in Calgary's
Nov. 22, 1991, game at Vancouver. ... Missed nearly half of 1992-93 season
with dislocated left hip, an injury suffered in Calgary's Nov. 11, 1992, game
at Hartford. He did not return to action until Calgary's Feb. 2, 1993, game at
Washington. ... Became Atlanta/Calgary franchise's career games played leader
when he passed Jim Peplinski by playing in his 706th career game on Feb. 23,
1993, at San Jose. ... Was Calgary's nominee for 1992-93 Masterton Trophy. ...
Missed parts of 1993-94 season with strained shoulder, an injury suffered
during Calgary's Dec. 22, 1993, game at Edmonton and re-aggravated during
Calgary's Jan. 2, 1994, game at St. Louis, and with bruised knee, an injury
suffered during Calgary's Feb. 24, 1993, game vs. Tampa Bay. ... Left Calgary
in 1994 with franchise record (since broken) for career points (822). ...
Missed parts of 1995 season with shoulder injury, suffered during St. Louis'
Jan. 31, 1995, game vs. Anaheim, and with the flu, contracted in April 1995.
... Missed remainder of 1995 regular season with shoulder injury, suffered
during St. Louis' April 25, 1995, game at Dallas. ... Scored a natural hat
trick for St. Louis during Dec. 11, 1996, game at Dallas. ... Missed part of
1996-97 season with dislocated shoulder, an injury suffered during St. Louis'
Feb. 4, 1997, game at Detroit. ... Led all NHL defensemen with 296 shots on
goal in 1996-97. ... Played in his 1,000th NHL game for St. Louis on Oct. 23,
1997, vs. Vancouver. ... Missed parts of 1997-98 season with dislocated
shoulder, an injury suffered during St. Louis' Dec. 13, 1997, game vs.
Edmonton, and with laceration near left eye, an injury suffered during St.
Louis' April 12, 1998, game at Dallas. ... Named NHL Player of Week for the
week ending Jan. 11, 1998. ... Scored his 1,000th career NHL point during St.
Louis' April 7, 1998, game at Detroit. ... Missed parts of 1999-00 season with
broken fibula, an injury suffered during St. Louis' Oct. 9, 1999, game at
Edmonton, with rib injury, suffered during St. Louis' Jan. 14, 2000, game at
Anaheim, with collapsed lung, an injury suffered during St. Louis' Jan. 21,
2000, game at Chicago, and with back spasms, an injury suffered during St.
Louis' Feb. 10, 2000, game vs. Detroit. ... Missed part of 2000-01 season with
bruised left cornea, lacerated left eyelid and blurred vision, an injury suffered when
he was hit by a high stick from Scott Hannan during St. Louis' Jan. 27, 2001,
game vs. San Jose. The injury kept him out of the 2001 NHL All-Star Game, and
he did not return to action until St. Louis' March 20, 2001, game vs. N.Y.
Islanders. ... Became St. Louis' all-time points leader among defensemen when
he scored his 300th point to pass Rob Ramage on Dec. 2, 2000, vs. Florida. ...
Signed two-year, $14 million contract extension with St. Louis in October
2001, keeping him under contract to team through 2003-04 season. ... Missed
parts of 2001-02 season with bruised ankle, an injury suffered during St.
Louis' Nov. 17, 2001, game at Calgary, with back spasms, an injury suffered
during St. Louis' Jan. 5, 2002, game vs. Dallas, and with bruised foot, an
injury suffered during St. Louis' Jan. 28, 2002, game vs. Anaheim. ... Led all
NHL defensemen with 68 points in 2002-03. ... Missed part of 2003 playoffs
with upper body injury, suffered during Game 2 of St. Louis' first-round
series at Vancouver on April 12, 2003. ... Served as St. Louis' acting captain
while Chris Pronger was injured from Oct. 10, 2002, until Sept. 15, 2003. ...
Entered 2003-04 season as highest-scoring active NHL defenseman (1,272
points). ... Missed remainder of 2003-04 regular season with torn retina in
left eye. The injury, as well as a slightly torn retina in right eye, required
surgery on Oct. 17, 2003.
|Post-Draft Teams: Kitchener (OHL); Colorado (CHL)|
(fourth place), 2002 (gold medal)
Canada Cup: 1991
World Championships: 1990
AWARDS AND HONORS
Memorial Cup: 1982
Kaminsky Trophy (Outstanding Defenseman): 1982-83 (Kit.)
Memorial Cup All-Star First Team: 1982 (Kitchener)
First Team: 1981-82, 1982-83 (Kitchener)
Kitchener Records: Most goals by a defenseman in one season (38 in
1983-84: Played on CHL regular-season champion (Colorado).
Grew one inch after 1981 draft, and played entire NHL career at 6-foot-2. ...
Paired on defense with David Shaw for Kitchener in 1982-83. ... Tied OHL
single-season record (since broken) for goals by a defenseman with 38 in
1982-83. ... Attended Canada's training camp for 1987 Canada Cup, but did not
make final roster. ... Was on
Calgary team that joined Washington for 1989 NHL Friendship Tour in Soviet
Union. The Flames faced four Soviet teams on the tour. ... Played on Calgary's
off-season charity softball team. ... Owned racehorses during playing
days in Calgary. ... Was active in charitable causes during his playing days,
including work with Calgary chapter of the Canadian Cancer Society and the St.
Louis March of Dimes.
Personal: Nicknamed "Chopper." ... Full name is
Allan MacInnis. ... Also known as Allan MacInnis during his playing days. ...
Older brother of former minor-leaguer Rob MacInnis.
|HOW HE GOT AWAY|
|TRADE: Calgary traded MacInnis and 1997
fourth-round pick (Didier Tremblay) to St. Louis in exchange for Phil Housley,
1996 second-round pick (Steve Begin), and 1997 second-round pick (John Tripp)
on July 4, 1994. The deal became necessary for the Flames because MacInnis was
a restricted free agent, and Calgary would not have been able to match the
offer sheet that the Blues were set to provide him.||
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