Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- John Tanner
Goalie John Tanner played a few games for the Quebec Nordiques in the 80s and 90s. He was a top junior prospect who played in several minor pro leagues during his career.

Born in Cambridge, Ontario, Tanner was taken 54th overall by Quebec after he won 22 games for the OHL's Peterborough Petes. He continued to toil in junior for another two years and saw action briefly for the woeful Nordiques. In 1991-92 he played 14 games and notched a 1-7-4 record for the club before he was relegated to the minors for the remainder of his career.

Tanner played in four different minor leagues before retiring in 1997. His best season was 1992-93 when he won 20 games for the AHL's Halifax Citadels.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP W L T SO Avg GP W L T SO Avg
1986-87 New Hamburg Spirit of '83 ON-Jr.C 15 0 5.60
1987-88 Peterborough Petes OHL 26 18 4 3 0 3.45 2 1 0 0 0 1.84
1988-89 Peterborough Petes OHL 34 22 10 0 2 3.34 8 4 3 0 0 3.74
1988-89 Peterborough Petes M-Cup 1 0 1 0 0 5.08
1989-90 Quebec Nordiques NHL 1 0 1 0 0 3.00
1989-90 Peterborough Petes OHL 18 6 8 2 0 4.05
1989-90 London Knights OHL 19 12 5 1 1 2.90 6 2 4 0 0 4.22
1990-91 Quebec Nordiques NHL 6 1 3 1 0 4.21
1990-91 London Knights OHL 7 3 3 1 0 4.07
1990-91 Sudbury Wolves OHL 19 10 8 0 0 3.45 5 1 4 0 0 4.60
1991-92 Quebec Nordiques NHL 14 1 7 4 1 3.47
1991-92 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 16 7 6 2 0 3.77
1991-92 Halifax Citadels AHL 12 6 5 1 2 2.59
1992-93 Halifax Citadels AHL 51 20 18 7 0 4.19
1993-94 Cornwall Aces AHL 38 14 15 4 1 3.63
1993-94 San Diego Gulls IHL 13 5 3 2 0 3.53 3 0 1 0 0 2.53
1994-95 Greensboro Monarchs ECHL 6 0 4 1 0 4.73
1994-95 San Diego Gulls IHL 8 1 3 1 0 4.87
1995-96 Detroit Falcons ColHL 2 1 0 0 0 4.27
1995-96 Muskegon Fury ColHL 2 0 2 0 0 5.38
1995-96 Rochester Americans AHL 10 3 6 1 0 3.94
1996-97 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 19 7 10 1 0 3.76
NHL Totals 21 2 11 5 1 3.59


Traded to Anaheim by Quebec for Anaheim's 4th round pick (Tomi Kallio) in 1995 NHL Draft, February 20, 1994.
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