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Donald Michael "Slip" Maloney (born September 5, 1958 in Lindsay, Ontario) is a Canadian ice hockey executive and former player. He is currently the Vice President of Hockey Operations for the Calgary Flames.[1] He was formerly the general manager of the Phoenix/Arizona Coyotes. He played for the New York Rangers for parts of eleven seasons. His best season came in the 1982–83 season, in which he tallied 29 goals and 69 points in 78 games. In addition, he played with his brother Dave Maloney while with the Rangers.

Don Maloney
Born (1958-09-05) September 5, 1958 (age 60)
Lindsay, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
Hartford Whalers
New York Islanders
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 26th overall, 1978
New York Rangers
Playing career 1978–1991

Maloney was traded to the Hartford Whalers during the 1988–89 season. He also played for the Rangers' perennial rivals, the New York Islanders, from 1989 to 1991.

He served as the Islanders' general manager from 1992 to 1995. Maloney served as the Rangers' vice president of player personnel and was also as assistant general manager to Glen Sather from 1996 to 2007. On May 28, 2007, he was named general manager of the Phoenix Coyotes.

In 2009, Maloney was ranked No. 26 on the all-time list of New York Rangers in the book 100 Ranger Greats.[2]

On June 2, 2010, Maloney was named the NHL's General Manager of the Year, making him the first ever recipient of the award.[3]

At the conclusion of the 2015–16 season, the Arizona Coyotes relieved Maloney of his duties as general manager.[4]

On August 17, 2016, Maloney was hired as a professional scout for the Calgary Flames.[5]

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Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1974–75 Kitchener Greenshirts WWJHL
1974–75 Kitchener Rangers OMJHL 5 1 3 4 0
1975–76 Kitchener Rangers OMJHL 61 27 41 68 132 5 3 1 4 9
1976–77 Kitchener Rangers OMJHL 38 22 34 56 126
1977–78 Kitchener Rangers OMJHL 62 30 74 104 143 9 4 9 13 40
1978–79 New York Rangers NHL 28 9 17 26 39 18 7 13 20 19
1978–79 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 38 18 26 44 62
1979–80 New York Rangers NHL 79 25 48 73 97 9 0 4 4 10
1980–81 New York Rangers NHL 61 29 23 52 99 13 1 6 7 13
1981–82 New York Rangers NHL 54 22 36 58 73 10 5 5 10 10
1982–83 New York Rangers NHL 78 29 40 69 88 5 0 1 1 0
1983–84 New York Rangers NHL 79 24 42 66 62 5 1 4 5 0
1984–85 New York Rangers NHL 37 11 16 27 32 3 4 0 4 2
1985–86 New York Rangers NHL 68 11 17 28 56 16 2 1 3 31
1986–87 New York Rangers NHL 72 19 38 57 117 6 2 1 3 6
1987–88 New York Rangers NHL 66 12 21 33 60
1988–89 New York Rangers NHL 31 4 9 13 16
1988–89 Hartford Whalers NHL 21 3 11 14 23 4 0 0 0 8
1989–90 New York Islanders NHL 79 16 27 43 47 5 0 0 0 2
1990–91 New York Islanders NHL 12 0 5 5 6
NHL totals 765 214 350 564 815 94 22 35 57 101

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1985 Canada WC 8 1 1 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BRIAN BURKE STEPPING BACK FROM CSEC". NHL.com. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  2. ^ Cohen, Russ (2009). 100 Ranger Greats. New York: Wiley. ISBN 978-0470736197.
  3. ^ Coyotes, Phoenix. "Maloney Named NHL General Manager of the Year". Retrieved May 9, 2012.
  4. ^ "Sources: Don Maloney out as Arizona Coyotes GM". The Arizona Republic. April 11, 2016.
  5. ^ "Flames hire former Coyotes executive Don Maloney as a pro scout". Sportsnet.ca. August 17, 2016. Retrieved February 14, 2018.

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Preceded by
Bill Torrey
General manager of the New York Islanders
19921995
Succeeded by
Darcy Regier
Preceded by
Mike Barnett
General manager of the Phoenix/Arizona Coyotes
20072016
Succeeded by
John Chayka