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Peter Anthony Taglianetti (born August 15, 1963) is an American former NHL defenseman and former college hockey coach at Washington & Jefferson College.[1] He is the father of Pittsburgh Panthers football player Andrew Taglianetti and former Pitt football player, Jon. The boys are twins.[2] and is also a former Pittsburgh Penguins broadcaster.

Peter Taglianetti
Born (1963-08-15) August 15, 1963 (age 56)
Framingham, Massachusetts, U.S.
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defense
Shot Left
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins
Tampa Bay Lightning
Minnesota North Stars
Winnipeg Jets
NHL Draft 43rd overall, 1983
Winnipeg Jets
Playing career 1987–1996

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1981–82 Providence College ECAC 2 0 0 0 2
1982–83 Providence College ECAC 43 4 17 21 68
1983–84 Providence College ECAC 30 4 25 29 68
1984–85 Providence College HE 43 8 21 29 114
1984–85 Winnipeg Jets NHL 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
1985–86 Sherbrooke Canadiens AHL 24 1 8 9 75
1985–86 Winnipeg Jets NHL 18 0 0 0 48 3 0 0 0 2
1986–87 Sherbrooke Canadiens AHL 54 5 14 19 104 10 2 5 7 25
1986–87 Winnipeg Jets NHL 3 0 0 0 12
1987–88 Winnipeg Jets NHL 70 6 17 23 182 5 1 1 2 12
1988–89 Winnipeg Jets NHL 66 1 14 15 226
1989–90 Moncton Hawks AHL 3 0 2 2 2
1989–90 Winnipeg Jets NHL 49 3 6 9 136 5 0 0 0 6
1990–91 Minnesota North Stars NHL 16 0 1 1 14
1990–91 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 39 3 8 11 93 19 0 3 3 49
1991–92 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 44 1 3 4 57
1992–93 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 61 1 8 9 150
1992–93 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 11 1 4 5 34 11 1 2 3 16
1993–94 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 60 2 12 14 142 5 0 2 2 16
1994–95 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 3 0 1 1 7 4 0 0 0 19
1994–95 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 13 0 1 1 12 4 0 0 0 2
1995–96 Providence Bruins AHL 34 0 6 6 44
NHL totals 451 18 74 92 1106 53 2 8 10 103

Awards and honorsEdit

PersonalEdit

Taglianetti was one of several professional athletes who participated in the Yokozuna Bodyslam Challenge on board the USS Intrepid on July 4, 1993.[7] Taglianetti attempted to lift the 568 lb. Yokozuna,[8] but could not get the wrestler to leave his feet.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Coaching Staff". Washington & Jefferson College. Archived from the original on 2010-05-28.
  2. ^ "Former Penguin proud of football-playing son". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. November 22, 2008.
  3. ^ "ECAC All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved June 11, 2013.
  5. ^ "Hockey East All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  6. ^ "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide". Hockey East. Retrieved 2014-05-19.
  7. ^ ProWrestlingHistory.com: Miscellaneous Events
  8. ^ Sullivan, Kevin. The WWE Championship: A Look Back at the Rich History of the WWE Championship. Simon and Schuster, 2010, p. 116

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