Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Dave Feamster
Defenceman Dave Feamster played parts of four seasons with the Chicago Black Hawks in the 1980s. Although he had a decent shot from the point he was utilized in a stay-at-home role on Chicago.

Born in Detroit, Michigan, played four years at Colorado College. After scoring 42 points in 39 games as a sophomore, he was chosen 96th overall by the Chicago Black Hawks in the 1978 Amateur Draft. He also played on Team USA when it finished fifth at the 1978 World Junior Championships. Feamster enjoyed an outstanding senior year in 1979-80 with 50 points in 37 games. He was also named to the WCHA first all-star team and the NCAA west first all-American team.

In 1980-81 the young defender spent a year developing with the CHL's Dallas Black Hawks. Feamster split the 1981-82 season between Chicago and the New Brunswick Hawks of the AHL. He scored six points and played sound defence in the playoffs when Chicago recahed the semifinals.

Feamster played 78 games for the Hawks in 1982-83 when they recorded 104 points and reached the semifinals for the second straight year. Injuries reduced his load to 46 games the next season then he only played 16 contests in 1984-85 before he was forced to retire.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1975-76 Detroit Jr. Red Wings GLJHL 41 19 22 41
1976-77 Colorado College CCHA 37 9 28 37 96
1977-78 Colorado College CCHA 39 8 33 41 90
1977-78 United States WJC-A 6 0 5 5 8
1978-79 Colorado College CCHA 37 11 45 56 98
1979-80 Colorado College WCHA 37 17 33 50 135
1980-81 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 77 12 33 45 117 6 2 3 5 23
1981-82 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 29 0 2 2 29 -6 15 2 4 6 53
1981-82 New Brunswick Hawks AHL 42 6 30 36 69
1982-83 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 78 6 12 18 69 +15 13 1 0 1 4
1983-84 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 46 6 7 13 42 -8 5 0 1 1 4
1984-85 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 16 1 3 4 14 +5
NHL Totals 169 13 24 37 154 33 3 5 8 61


WCHA First All-Star Team (1980)
NCAA West First All-American Team (1980)
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