Doug Harvey

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Doug Harvey
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1973
1963 Topps Doug Harvey.jpg
Born (1924-12-19)December 19, 1924
Montreal, QC, CAN
Died December 26, 1989(1989-12-26) (aged 65)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Montreal Canadiens
New York Rangers
St. Louis Blues
Detroit Red Wings
Baltimore Clippers
Buffalo Bisons
Pittsburgh Hornets
Quebec Aces
Playing career 1945–1969

Douglas Norman Harvey (December 19, 1924 – December 26, 1989) was a Canadian professional hockey player. He played in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1947 until 1964, and from 1966 until 1969 and is widely regarded as one of the greatest defencemen ever to play the game. He won the James Norris Memorial Trophy as the league's top defenceman on seven occasions.[1][2]

Career statistics[change | change source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1942–43 Montreal Navy MCHL 4 0 0 0 0
1942–43 Montreal Jr. Royals QJHL 21 4 6 10 17 6 3 4 7 10
1942–43 Montreal Royals QSHL 1 0 0 0 0
1943–44 Montreal Jr. Royals QJHL 13 4 6 10 34 4 2 6 8 10
1943–44 Montreal Royals QSHL 1 1 1 2 2
1943–44 Montreal Navy MCHL 15 4 1 5 24 5 3 1 4 15
1943–44 Montreal Jr. Royals M-Cup 3 0 1 1 6
1944–45 Montreal Navy MCHL 3 0 2 2 2 6 3 1 4 6
1944–45 Montreal Jr. Royals QJHL 9 2 2 4 10
1945–46 Montreal Royals QSHL 34 2 6 8 90 11 1 6 7 37
1946–47 Montreal Royals QSHL 40 2 26 28 171 11 2 4 6 62
1946–47 Montreal Royals Al-Cup 14 4 9 13 26
1947–48 Montreal Canadiens NHL 35 4 4 8 32
1947–48 Buffalo Bisons AHL 24 1 7 8 38
1948–49 Montreal Canadiens NHL 55 3 13 16 87 7 0 1 1 10
1949–50 Montreal Canadiens NHL 70 4 20 24 76 5 0 2 2 10
1950–51 Montreal Canadiens NHL 70 5 24 29 93 11 0 5 5 12
1951–52 Montreal Canadiens NHL 68 6 23 29 82 11 0 3 3 8
1952–53 Montreal Canadiens NHL 69 4 30 34 67 12 0 5 5 8
1953–54 Montreal Canadiens NHL 68 8 29 37 110 10 0 2 2 12
1954–55 Montreal Canadiens NHL 70 6 43 49 58 12 0 8 8 6
1955–56 Montreal Canadiens NHL 62 5 39 44 60 12 2 5 7 10
1956–57 Montreal Canadiens NHL 70 6 44 50 92 10 0 7 7 10
1957–58 Montreal Canadiens NHL 68 9 32 41 131 10 2 9 11 16
1958–59 Montreal Canadiens NHL 61 4 16 20 61 11 1 11 12 22
1959–60 Montreal Canadiens NHL 66 6 21 27 45 8 3 0 3 6
1960–61 Montreal Canadiens NHL 58 6 33 39 48 6 0 1 1 8
1961–62 New York Rangers NHL 69 6 24 30 42 6 0 1 1 2
1962–63 New York Rangers NHL 68 4 35 39 92
1963–64 St. Paul Rangers CPHL 5 2 2 4 6
1963–64 New York Rangers NHL 14 0 2 2 10
1963–64 Quebec Aces AHL 52 6 36 42 30 9 0 4 4 10
1964–65 Quebec Aces AHL 64 1 36 37 72 4 1 1 2 9
1965–66 Baltimore Clippers AHL 67 7 32 39 80
1966–67 Baltimore Clippers AHL 24 2 9 11 10
1966–67 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 28 0 9 9 22 9 0 0 0 2
1966–67 Detroit Red Wings NHL 2 0 0 0 0
1967–68 Kansas City Blues CPHL 59 4 16 20 12 7 0 6 6 6
1967–68 St. Louis Blues NHL 8 0 4 4 12
1968–69 St. Louis Blues NHL 70 2 20 22 30
NHL totals 1113 88 452 540 1216 137 8 64 72 152

NHL coaching record[change | change source]

Team Year Regular season Post season
G W L T Pts Division rank Result
New York Rangers 1961–62 70 26 32 12 64 4th in NHL Lost in Semi-Finals

Awards[change | change source]