Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Dan Quinn
Daniel Quinn was born on June 1, 1965 in Ottawa, Ontario and moved to London at age 12. A junior star for the Belleville Bulls of the Ontario Hockey League, Quinn was selected in the first round of the 1983 NHL Entry Draft by the Calgary Flames.

Quinn was dominating the OHL during the 1983-84 season, with 59 points in 24 games when he was summoned to join the Calgary Flames. In his rookie season with the club, Quinn scored almost a point-a-game, recording 52 points in 54 games. He maintained that strong play in the playoffs and was a vital cog in Calgary's run to the 1986 Stanley Cup Final.

On November 12, 1986, Quinn was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins. It was in Pittsburgh that Quinn would have the most success of his NHL career, recording seasons of 28, 40 and 34 goals respectively.

January 8, 1990, Quinn was on the move again. This time traded to the Vancouver Canucks along with Dave Capuano and Andrew McBain in exchange for Rod Buskas, Barry Pederson and Tony Tanti. Quinn would spend a season and half with the Canucks before being shipped to the St.Louis Blues at the NHL trade deadline. At season's end the Blues traded him to the Philadelphia Flyers.

Quinn would spend just on season with the Flyers, appearing in 67 games while recording 11 goals and 26 assists. He would sign as a free agent with the Minnesota North Stars prior to the 1992-93 season. Quinn was released by the North Stars after just 11 games and he finished the season with SC Bern of Switzerland's top league.

After agree to terms in the summer, Quinn posted 31 points in 44 games for the Los Angeles Kings during the 1994-95 season, but he was on the move again the following summer, signing as a free agent with the Ottawa Senators. In 1995-96, he tallied 24 points in 28 games for the Senators before being traded mid-season to the Philadelphia Flyers. In 35 games the Flyers Quinn scored seven times and added 14 assists.

On July 17, 1996, signed as a free agent with the Pittsburgh Penguins, but would retire after just 16 games.

After his playing career, Quinn turned to his other sporting pleasure, golf. He won the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship Tournament in Lake Tahoe five times and caddied in all four majors including The Masters for Ernie Els in 2010.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1980-81 London Diamonds ON-Jr.B 42 28 38 66 78
1980-81 Rockland Remparts ON-Jr.A 2 0 0 0 0
1981-82 Belleville Bulls OHL 67 19 32 51 41
1982-83 Belleville Bulls OHL 70 59 88 147 27 4 2 6 8 2
1983-84 Belleville Bulls OHL 24 23 36 59 12
1983-84 Calgary Flames NHL 54 19 33 52 20 -3 8 3 5 8 4
1984-85 Calgary Flames NHL 74 20 38 58 22 +9 3 0 0 0 0
1985-86 Calgary Flames NHL 78 30 42 72 44 -12 18 8 7 15 10
1986-87 Calgary Flames NHL 16 3 6 9 14 -6
1986-87 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 64 28 43 71 40 +14
1986-87 Canada WEC-A 10 2 2 4 12
1987-88 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 70 40 39 79 50 -8
1988-89 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 79 34 60 94 102 -37 11 6 3 9 10
1989-90 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 41 9 20 29 22 -15
1989-90 Vancouver Canucks NHL 37 16 18 34 27 -2
1990-91 Vancouver Canucks NHL 64 18 31 49 46 -28
1990-91 St. Louis Blues NHL 14 4 7 11 20 -5 13 4 7 11 32
1991-92 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 67 11 26 37 26 -13
1992-93 Minnesota North Stars NHL 11 0 4 4 6 -4
1993-94 SC Bern Swiss 25 13 18 31 56
1993-94 Ottawa Senators NHL 13 7 0 7 6 0
1994-95 EV Zug Swiss 7 7 6 13 26
1994-95 Los Angeles Kings NHL 44 14 17 31 32 -3
1995-96 Ottawa Senators NHL 28 6 18 24 24 -8
1995-96 Detroit Vipers IHL 4 0 5 5 2
1995-96 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 35 7 14 21 22 +2 12 1 4 5 6
1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 16 0 3 3 10 -6
NHL Totals 805 266 419 685 533 65 22 26 48 62


Traded to Pittsburgh by Calgary for Mike Bullard, November 12, 1986. Traded to Vancouver by Pittsburgh with Dave Capuano and Andrew McBain for Rod Buskas, Barry Pederson and Tony Tanti, January 8, 1990. Traded to St. Louis by Vancouver with Garth Butcher for Geoff Courtnall, Robert Dirk, Sergio Momesso, Cliff Ronning and St. Louis' 5th round pick (Brian Loney) in 1992 NHL Draft, March 5, 1991. Traded to Philadelphia by St. Louis with Rod Brind'Amour for Ron Sutter and Murray Baron, September 22, 1991. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, October 4, 1992. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, March 15, 1994. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, September 3, 1994. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, August 1, 1995. Traded to Philadelphia by Ottawa for cash, January 23, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 17, 1996.
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