February 17, 1964 |
Meaford, ON, CAN
|Height||5 ft 5 in (165 cm)|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg; 11 st 1 lb)|
|Played for||Chicago Blackhawks|
Playing career[change | change source]
Before playing in the NHL, Pang played for the Belleville Bulls and Ottawa 67's of the OHL. He played 1 game with the Chicago Blackhawks and then played 3 seasons in the IHL for the Milwaukee Admirals and Saginaw Generals. He also played 7 games with the Nova Scotia Oilers of the AHL. Standing at 5'5", Pang was the 2nd shortest goalie behind only Roy "Shrimp" Worters to play in the NHL.
He returned to the Blackhawks during the 1987-88 NHL season and played with them for 2 seasons before ending his playing career in the IHL after playing 2 seasons with the Saginaw Hawks and 7 games with the Indianapolis Ice.
After retiring he became the assistant coach for the University of Notre Dame for 3 years and was the goalie coach for the Indianapolis Ice for 2 years.
Broadcasting[change | change source]
He is currently a color commentator for the St. Louis Blues TV broadcasts and a part-time analyst for TSN. Before becoming the color commentator for the Blues, Pang was the color commentator for the Phoenix Coyotes. He is also an "Inside the Glass" reporter for regular season and playoff action for NHL on NBC. Pang also contributes to Home Ice, XM Satellite Radio's all-hockey channel. He was a former top analyst for ESPN National Hockey Night and NHL on ABC which he broadcast over 95 Stanley Cup Finals games on National TV.
References[change | change source]
- "Don't Sell Him Short: A 5-5 Goalie, Darren Pang, Manages to Stand Tall in Net for the Blackhawks". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2013-10-21.
- "5 Questions For Darren Pang". New York Post. Retrieved 2013-10-21.