Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Greg Moffett

1 NHL Game

October 22, 1983 Montreal Canadiens vs Toronto Maple Leafs. 3-5 loss.

   Greg Moffett spent four years at the University of New Hampshire before starting his pro hockey career. He was a 1979 NCAA All-Star and that summer was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens. 

   Early into the 1983/84 NHL season the Montreal Canadiens ran into some goaltending issues. On October 20th, Rick Wramsley twisted his ankle in a game agains the Minnesota North Stars. While Wamsley recovered the Habs recalled Greg Moffett from their AHL affiliate. Moffett dressed in 1 NHL game as a backup to Richard Sevigny. Moffett was quickly returned to the Nova Scotia Voyageurs. 

   Moffett won the 1984/1985 Calder Cup Championship with the Sherbrooke Canadiens as Patrick Roy's backup. 

   January, 1986 Greg Moffett joined the AHL's Maine Mariners when they faced a goaltending shortage. He spent some time as their backup and at season's end retired from pro hockey for good. 

   Moffett earned a law degree in 1989. He has become a successful lawyer in Concord, New Hampshire. 

Career stats from Hockeydb.com
Born Apr 1 1959 -- Bath, ME
Height 5.11 -- Weight 175
Drafted by Montreal Canadiens -round 6 #121 overall 1979 NHL Entry Draft

RS ScoringRS Goalie StatsPO Scoring
1977-78U. of New HampshireECAC30014015006.43020700.824
1978-79U. of New HampshireECAC3100143189003.73
1979-80U. of New HampshireECAC26141394100004.30121307030.875
1980-81U. of New HampshireECAC27001593101003.8013918760.897
1981-82Flint GeneralsIHL100653002.77---
1981-82Nova Scotia VoyageursAHL3514200
1982-83Nova Scotia VoyageursAHL432102423165204.082018411440.874600
1983-84Nova Scotia VoyageursAHL100049335024.261702330.869500
1984-85Sherbrooke CanadiensAHL412292364162114.11191739990.860400

1 comment:

  1. Only goalie from the 1979 draft not to play at least a dozen NHL games