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Tony Amonte

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Tony Amonte
Born (1970-08-02)August 2, 1970
Hingham, MA, USA
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 202 lb (92 kg; 14 st 6 lb)
Position Right wing
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
Chicago Blackhawks
Phoenix Coyotes
Philadelphia Flyers
Calgary Flames
National team  United States
NHL Draft 68th overall, 1988
New York Rangers
Playing career 1991–2007
Medal record
Representing  United States
Men's ice hockey
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2002 Salt Lake City Tournament
World Cup of Hockey
Gold medal – first place 1996 Canada

Anthony Lewis Amonte (born August 2, 1970) is an American retired professional ice hockey right winger. He played a career total of 1174 regular season games and 99 playoff games in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played for the New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks, Phoenix Coyotes, Philadelphia Flyers, and the Calgary Flames. He currently works as the head coach of Thayer Academy Varsity Hockey Team.

Career[change | change source]

Before playing in the NHL, Amonte played 2 years of college hockey with the Boston University Terriers. He was drafted with the 68th overall pick by the New York Rangers in the 1988 NHL Draft. Amonte played in the NHL for five teams, New York Rangers from 1991 to 1994, Chicago Blackhawks from 1994 to 2002, Phoenix Coyotes from 2002 to 2003, Philadelphia Flyers from 2003 to 2004 and the Calgary Flames from 2005 to 2007.

Achievements and awards[change | change source]

  • He was named to the Hockey East Second All-Star Team in 1991.
  • He was named to the NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team in 1991.
  • He was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team in 1992.
  • He played in 5 NHL All-Star Games in 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001.

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Preceded by
Doug Gilmour
Chicago Blackhawks captain
Succeeded by
Alexei Zhamnov