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Dave McLlwain
Born June 9, 1967 (1967-06-09) (age 54)
Seaforth, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Centre/Right Wing
Shoots Left
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins
Winnipeg Jets
New York Islanders
Buffalo Sabres
Toronto Maple Leafs
Ottawa Senators
EV Landshut
SC Bern
Kölner Haie
NHL Draft 172nd overall, 1986
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 1987–2009

Dave McLlwain (born David Allan McLlwain on June 9, 1967) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player.

He is best known for playing for a record four National Hockey League (NHL) teams (the Winnipeg Jets, the New York Islanders, the Buffalo Sabres and the Toronto Maple Leafs) in one season during the 1991–92 season.

Playing Career[]

Dave played junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) with the Kitchener Rangers and North Bay Centennials.

In his final year of junior he scored 46 goals and 119 points and represented Canada at the 1987 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (which was famous for the Punch-up in Piestany brawl in the final game).

Dave was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the ninth round (172nd overall) in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft.

During his NHL career, he bounced around from team to team frequently. He played for the Penguins (twice), the Winnipeg Jets, the New York Islanders (twice), the Buffalo Sabres, the Toronto Maple Leafs, and the Ottawa Senators.

He played his final game in the NHL on March 29, 1997, for the Islanders against the Bruins, a game in which he recorded one assist. He finished his NHL career with 100 goals and 107 assists in 501 games.

Dave moved to Europe in 1997, playing for EV Landshut. He then played two seasons for SC Bern before joining Kölner Haie, where he ended his career in March of 2009 after playing nine seasons with the club.

Career Statistics[]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1984–85 Kitchener Rangers OHL 61 13 21 34 29 4 0 0 0 0
1984–85 Dixie Beehives OJHL 1 1 1 2 0
1985–86 Kitchener Rangers OHL 13 7 7 14 12
1985–86 North Bay Centennials OHL 51 30 28 58 25 10 4 4 8 2
1986–87 North Bay Centennials OHL 60 46 73 119 35 24 7 18 25 40
1987–88 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 66 11 8 19 40
1987–88 Muskegon Lumberjacks IHL 9 4 6 10 23 6 2 3 5 8
1988–89 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 24 1 2 3 4 3 0 1 1 6
1988–89 Muskegon Lumberjacks IHL 46 37 35 72 51 7 8 2 10 6
1989–90 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 25 26 51 60 7 0 1 1 2
1990–91 Winnipeg Jets NHL 60 14 11 25 46
1991–92 Winnipeg Jets NHL 3 1 1 2 2
1991–92 New York Islanders NHL 54 8 15 23 28
1991–92 Buffalo Sabres NHL 5 0 0 0 2
1991–92 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 11 1 2 3 4
1992–93 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 66 14 4 18 30 4 0 0 0 0
1993–94 Ottawa Senators NHL 66 17 26 43 48
1994–95 Ottawa Senators NHL 43 5 6 11 22
1995–96 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 60 30 45 75 80
1995–96 Ottawa Senators NHL 1 0 1 1 2
1995–96 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 18 2 4 6 4 6 0 0 0 0
1996–97 New York Islanders NHL 4 1 1 2 0
1996–97 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 63 29 46 75 85 14 8 15 23 6
1997–98 EV Landshut DEL 47 21 13 34 34
1998–99 SC Bern Swiss-A 39 20 34 54 30
1999–00 SC Bern Swiss-A 45 16 33 49 51 5 1 1 2 6
2000–01 Cologne Sharks DEL 50 17 24 41 52 3 1 0 1 6
2001–02 Cologne Sharks DEL 52 12 28 40 58
2002–03 Cologne Sharks DEL 52 18 26 44 70 15 3 10 13 53
2003–04 Cologne Sharks DEL 47 23 29 52 126 2 1 2 3 2
2004–05 Cologne Sharks DEL 51 15 32 47 83 7 2 5 7 8
2005–06 Cologne Sharks DEL 51 14 50 64 111 9 3 9 12 22
2006–07 Cologne Sharks DEL 52 21 41 62 92 9 4 10 14 22
2007–08 Cologne Sharks DEL 53 19 35 54 73 13 1 8 9 26
2008–09 Cologne Sharks DEL 42 8 16 24 48
NHL Totals 501 100 107 207 292 20 0 2 2 8
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