Tim Bothwell

Timothy John Bothwell (born May 6, 1955, in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a retired professional ice hockey defenseman who played 502 games in the National Hockey League. He played for the New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues, and Hartford Whalers, and several AHL teams. Before his professional career, he played at Brown, where he was a three-time all-Ivy League defenseman, member of the Bruins' 1975-76 NCAA semi-finalists, and captain of the team the next two seasons. Tim was inducted into the Brown University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1984. He retired from playing hockey in 1990.[1]

Tim Bothwell
Born (1955-05-06) May 6, 1955 (age 66)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
St. Louis Blues
Hartford Whalers
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1978–1990

Coaching careerEdit

After his time as a player he became an assistant and coach. His first experiences were with male hockey, leading the Western Hockey League’s Medicine Hat Tigers (1990-92), the International Hockey League’s Phoenix Roadrunners (1992-94) and the University of Calgary men’s team (1994-2001). Bothwell was an assistant coach with the NHL's Atlanta Thrashers from 2001 to 2003, and then decided to try women's hockey.[2] In 2004, he was an assistant coach with the Calgary Oval X-Treme.[3] He was assistant on the Canadian Women’s Olympic Team that won the gold medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics. He served as the University of Vermont women's ice hockey coach from 2006-2012.[4] In 2013, Bothwell became coach for the CWHL's Calgary Inferno.[2] Tim is currently the head coach of the 2014-15 Midget AAA boys team at Edge School For Athletes in Calgary, Alberta, Canada[5]

Personal lifeEdit

Bothwell is the son of the late John Bothwell, the eighth bishop of the Diocese of Niagara.[6]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1973–74 Burlington Mohawks CJBHL 42 22 41 63 59
1974–75 Brown University ECAC 9 6 9 15 14
1975–76 Brown University ECAC 29 12 22 34 30
1976–77 Brown University ECAC 27 7 27 34 40
1977–78 Brown University ECAC 29 9 26 35 48
1978–79 New York Rangers NHL 1 0 0 0 2
1978–79 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 66 15 33 48 44 10 4 6 10 8
1979–80 New York Rangers NHL 45 4 6 10 20 9 0 0 0 8
1979–80 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 22 6 7 13 25
1980–81 New York Rangers NHL 3 0 1 1 0
1980–81 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 73 10 53 63 98 4 1 2 3 6
1981–82 New York Rangers NHL 13 0 3 3 10
1981–82 Springfield Indians AHL 10 0 4 4 7
1982–83 St. Louis Blues NHL 61 4 11 15 34
1983–84 St. Louis Blues NHL 62 2 13 15 65 11 0 2 2 14
1983–84 Montana Magic CHL 4 0 3 3 0
1984–85 St. Louis Blues NHL 79 4 22 26 62 3 0 0 0 2
1985–86 Hartford Whalers NHL 62 2 8 10 53 10 0 0 0 8
1986–87 Hartford Whalers NHL 4 1 0 1 0
1986–87 St. Louis Blues NHL 72 5 16 21 46 6 0 0 0 6
1987–88 St. Louis Blues NHL 78 6 13 19 76 10 0 1 1 18
1988–89 St. Louis Blues NHL 22 0 0 0 14
1988–89 Peoria Rivermen IHL 14 0 7 7 14
1989–90 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 75 3 26 29 56
NHL totals 502 28 93 121 382 49 0 3 3 56

Awards and honorsEdit

Award Year
All-ECAC Hockey First Team 1976–77 [7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Legends of Hockey Retrieved July 13, 2007.
  2. ^ a b "Calgary Inferno Player Bios". Archived from the original on January 16, 2014. Retrieved March 8, 2014.
  3. ^ "Sportacular Event". Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved January 25, 2011.
  4. ^ Bothwell Resigns As Vermont Women's Hockey Coach March 7, 2012. Retrieved June 9, 2013.
  5. ^ Tim Bothwell Archived 2015-10-24 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved February 1, 2015.
  6. ^ Nolan, Daniel. "Anglicans lose a 'great leader,'" The Hamilton Spectator, Friday, January 31, 2014.
  7. ^ "ECAC All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.

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