Greg Moore (ice hockey)

Gregory "Greg" Moore (born March 26, 1984) is an American professional ice hockey coach and former player. He is the current head coach of the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League. He previously played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the New York Rangers and Columbus Blue Jackets and for the Augsburger Panther of the German Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).

Greg Moore
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Born (1984-03-26) March 26, 1984 (age 36)
OccupationIce hockey coach, player

Coaching career
PositionHead coach
General managerKyle Dubas
TeamToronto Marlies
Previous team(s)Chicago Steel
Years as NHL player2007–2011
Years as a coach2018–present
Years with current team2019–present
Ice hockey career
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for New York Rangers
Columbus Blue Jackets
Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg
Augsburger Panther
National team  United States
NHL Draft 143rd overall, 2003
Calgary Flames
Playing career 2006–2015

In 2018, he was named the head coach of the Chicago Steel in the United States Hockey League (USHL), a Tier I junior league.[1] In 2019, he was named head coach of the Toronto Marlies.[2]

Playing careerEdit

Moore was drafted in the 5th round, 143rd overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Calgary Flames. He played his college hockey at the University of Maine.

On March 6, 2004, he was acquired by the Rangers, along with Jamie McLennan and Blair Betts, in exchange for Chris Simon and a seventh round choice in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

In the 2007–08 season, Moore made his NHL debut with the Rangers in a 2–1 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning on November 21, 2007.[3]

On July 6, 2009, Moore signed a one-year contract with the New York Islanders.[4] Moore was then assigned to affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, in the AHL for the beginning of the 2009–10 season. On March 1, 2010, Moore was traded by the Islanders to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Dylan Reese.[5] Initially reassigned to the Blue Jackets AHL affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch, Moore was later recalled to finish the season with Columbus and made his debut in a 3–2 defeat to the Washington Capitals on April 3, 2010.[6]

On July 9, 2010, Moore signed as a free agent to a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers.[7]

On February 28, 2011, Moore was traded by Philadelphia along with Lewiston Maineiacs player and Flyer prospect, Michael Chaput in returning to Columbus for Tom Sestito.[8]

On July 18, 2011, German professional ice hockey team Augsburger Panther from Augsburg, Bavaria, announced that Moore signed a one-year contract. In his solitary season in 2011–12 with Augsburg, Moore provided 20 goals in 52 games, helping the team to the Qualifying playoff round.

Upon the expiration of his contract with the Panthers, Moore signed a one-year contract with fellow DEL competitor Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg on April 3, 2012.[9] In February 2013 the contract was extended for another year.[10]

Before the season 2014–15 he signed a contract in the Czech 1st Liga with the Piráti Chomutov before returning to Augsburger Panther in Germany.[11]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01 U.S. National Development Team USDP 69 12 18 30 32
2001–02 U.S. National Development Team USDP 53 13 24 37 20
2002–03 Maine Black Bears HE 33 9 7 16 10
2003–04 Maine Black Bears HE 39 15 8 23 44
2004–05 Maine Black Bears HE 40 14 9 23 16
2005–06 Maine Black Bears HE 42 28 17 45 47
2005–06 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 2 1 1 2 2 13 2 5 7 6
2006–07 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 79 8 17 25 41 7 0 1 1 4
2007–08 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 72 26 40 66 31 5 1 2 3 2
2007–08 New York Rangers NHL 6 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 71 23 16 39 28 6 0 2 2 0
2009–10 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 62 14 17 31 28
2009–10 Syracuse Crunch AHL 16 5 5 10 10
2009–10 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 4 0 0 0 0
2010–11 Adirondack Phantoms AHL 57 7 13 20 18
2010–11 Springfield Falcons AHL 18 2 2 4 4
2011–12 Augsburger Panther DEL 52 20 10 30 20 2 1 0 1 0
2012–13 Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg DEL 50 13 17 30 72 12 4 3 7 8
2013–14 Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg DEL 2 0 0 0 0
2014–15 KLH Chomutov CZE.1 16 2 4 6 18
2014–15 Augsburger Panther DEL 28 4 5 9 53
NHL totals 10 0 0 0 0

InternationalEdit

Medal record
Representing   United States
Ice hockey
IIHF U18 Championships
  2002 Piešťany
IIHF U20 Championships
  2004 Helsinki
Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2002 United States WJC18   8 4 4 8 4
2003 United States WJC 4th 7 0 0 0 0
2004 United States WJC   6 0 3 3 2
Junior totals 21 4 7 11 6

Awards and honorsEdit

Award Year
All-Hockey East First Team 2005–06
AHCA East First-Team All-American 2005–06

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Greg Moore Named Head Coach of Chicago Steel". OurSportsCentral.com. June 6, 2018.
  2. ^ "Greg Moore Named Head Coach of Toronto Marlies". NHL.com. Retrieved 2019-12-02.
  3. ^ "Lundqvist quiets Lightning offense, Rangers score just enough". CBS Sports. 2007-11-21. Retrieved 2009-07-06.
  4. ^ "Isles sign Moore, Moulson, Mauldin and Flood for next season". New York Islanders. 2009-07-06. Retrieved 2009-07-06.
  5. ^ "Blue Jackets Land Greg Moore From Islanders". RealGM Hockey. 2010-03-01. Retrieved 2010-03-01.
  6. ^ "Caps hold on to beat Blue Jackets 3-2". Yahoo! Sports. 2010-04-03. Retrieved 2010-07-15.
  7. ^ "Greg Moore signs with the Philadelphia Flyers". WMTW. 2010-07-09. Retrieved 2010-07-15.
  8. ^ "Blue Jackets acquire Moore, Chaput from Flyers for Sestito". Columbus Blue Jackets. 2011-02-28. Retrieved 2011-03-01.
  9. ^ "Next transfer signed and sealed: Greg Moore EHC bound" (in German). Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg. 2012-04-03. Retrieved 2012-04-03.
  10. ^ "Greg Moore to wear orange jersey next year" (in German). Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg. 2013-02-05. Retrieved 2013-09-16.
  11. ^ "Zámořská posila! Ofenzivu Pirátů doplní produktivní americký útočník Greg Moore" (in Czech). Piráti Chomutov. 2012-04-03. Retrieved 2012-06-21.

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