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|1983 NHL DRAFT PICK|
No. 24 overall by New Jersey Devils
September 7, 1965
Height: 6-3 Weight: 195
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Kingston, Ontario (Canada)
Hometown: Kingston, Ontario
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
Miscellaneous: Ranked by NHL Central Scouting Bureau as No. 18 overall
prospect for the 1983 NHL draft. ... Was Peterborough's third-round pick,
No. 41 overall, in 1982 OHL priority selection.
| Debut: February 22, 1986 (St. Louis at Pittsburgh)|
Numbers: 2 (St. Louis); 57
Stanley Cup: Never won.
Retired November 7, 1998
|CAREER NHL STATISTICS|
||St. Louis, N.Y. Islanders
AWARDS AND HONORS
Miscellaneous: Was on St. Louis roster
during 1986 playoffs, but did not appear in any playoff games. ... Traded by St. Louis to Edmonton
for Todd Ewen on Oct. 15, 1986, but never played for parent team. ... Signed
with N.Y. Islanders as an unrestricted free agent on June 20, 1988. ... Signed with
Boston as an unrestricted free agent on Dec. 19, 1990, but never played for
parent team. ... Signed with Hartford as an unrestricted free agent on Aug.
14, 1991, but never played for Whalers.
Peterborough (OHL); Peoria (IHL); Nova Scotia, Springfield (AHL); Olten
(Switzerland); Maine (AHL);
Milwaukee (IHL); Milan Devils (Italy); Fort Wayne, Manitoba, Cincinnati (IHL);
Baton Rouge (ECHL); Mohawk Valley (UHL)|
AWARDS AND HONORS
AHL Calder Cup: 1990
Italy Championship: 1994 (Milan Devils)
AHL All-Star First Team: 1991-92
IHL All-Star First Team: 1992-93 (Milwaukee)
OHL All-Star Second Team: 1983-84 (Peterborough)
Third Team: 1984-85 (Peterborough)
OHL All-Star Game: 1984,
Coaching Career: Named Mohawk Valley (UHL) player-assistant coach
prior to 1998-99 season, retired as player in November 1998, and remained
in assistant coach position through 1998-99 season. ... Named Mohawk Valley
(UHL) head coach prior to 1999-00 season and remained in that position into
2000-01 season. ... Named Lowell (AHL) assistant coach during 2000-01 season
and remained in that position through 2000-01 season. ... Named Dartmouth (MaJHL)
head coach prior to 2001-02 season and remained in that position through
2001-02 season. ... Named Truro (MaJHL) head coach prior to 2002-03 season
and remained in that position through 2003-04 season.
Career: Named Truro (MaJHL) general manager prior to 2002-03 season and
remained in position through 2003-04 season.
with Olten (Switzerland) as an unrestricted free agent in May 1990, but
returned to North America early in 1990-91 season and signed with Boston in
Personal: Cousin of former NHL
player Dennis Kearns.
|HOW HE GOT AWAY|
New Jersey traded Evans and 1986 fifth-round pick (Michael Wolak) to St.
Louis for Mark Johnson on September 19, 1985.||
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