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Position Centre
Shot Left
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
190 lb (86 kg)
Teams Philadelphia Flyers
Boston Bruins
Washington Capitals
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born December 17 1958 (1958-12-17) (age 51),
Timmins, ON, CAN
Pro Career 1982 – 1995

Dave James Poulin (born on December 17, 1958, in Timmins, Ontario) is a retired professional centre.

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Playing career

He was not drafted in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft so he went to Sweden for one season, There he caught the eye of his coach, Ted Sator, who was also a Philadelphia Flyers scout. The Flyers signed Poulin as a free agent.

During his fourteen year career in the National Hockey League, Poulin played with the Philadelphia Flyers (serving as captain from 1984–1990), Boston Bruins, and Washington Capitals. In 724 career NHL games, he scored 205 goals and 325 assists, and won the Selke Trophy in the 1986–87 NHL season.

In 2004, Poulin was entered into the Flyers Hall of Fame.

Career statistics

                                   Regular Season              
Season  Team                     Lge   GP   G   A    Pts  PIM   
    
1978-79 University Of Notre Dame WCHA  37   28  31   59   32
1979-80 University Of Notre Dame WCHA  24   19  24   43   46
1980-81 University Of Notre Dame WCHA  35   13  22   35   53
1981-82 University Of Notre Dame WCHA  39   29  30   59   44
1982-83 Philadelphia Flyers      NHL    2    2   0    2    0
        Maine Mariners           AHL   16    7   9   16    2
        Rögle BK (Swedish div. 1)SWE   32   35  27   62   64
1983-84 Philadelphia Flyers      NHL   73   31  45   76   47
1984-85 Philadelphia Flyers      NHL   73   30  44   74   59
1985-86 Philadelphia Flyers      NHL   79   27  42   69   49
1986-87 Philadelphia Flyers      NHL   75   25  45   70   53
1987-88 Philadelphia Flyers      NHL   68   19  32   51   32
1988-89 Philadelphia Flyers      NHL   69   18  17   35   49
1989-90 Philadelphia/Boston      NHL   60   15  27   42   24
1990-91 Boston Bruins            NHL   31    8  12   20   25
1991-92 Boston Bruins            NHL   18    4   4    8   18
1992-93 Boston Bruins            NHL   84   16  33   49   62
1993-94 Washington Capitals      NHL   63    6  19   25   52
1995    Washington Capitals      NHL   29    4   5    9   10
             NHL Totals               724  205 325  530  482

Coaching career

Poulin spent 10 years as head hockey coach at his alma mater, the University of Notre Dame. He currently serves in an athletic administrative position at the university.

External links

  • Meltzer, Bill Flyers Heroes of the Past: Dave Poulin at PhiladelphiaFlyers.com
  • Dave Poulin to be Inducted Into Philadelphia Flyers Hall of Fame, 23 Feb 2004
  • Dave Poulin's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
  • Dave Poulin's biography at Legends of Hockey
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