Jim Malone
Position Centre
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
190 lb (86 kg)
Teams Moncton Alpines
Tulsa Oilers
Fredericton Express
Salt Lake Golden Eagles
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1962-02-20)February 20, 1962,
Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada
NHL Draft Rnd 1, 14th overall, 1980
New York Rangers
Pro Career 1980 – 1985

James "Jim" Edward Malone (Born February 20, 1962 in Chatham, New Brunswick) is a retired Canadian professional centre.

Career[edit | edit source]

Malone was an outstanding Junior hockey player with the Toronto Marlboros of the (OMJHL/OHL) racking up 48 Points with the Marlboros in his rookie season 79–80. He was picked in the 1st round 14th overall in the 1980 NHL draft by the New York Rangers. He continued to play with the Marlboros until 1982. Malone then moved on and played with the Tulsa Oilers of the CHL 1982–83 where he had 15 points in 29 games.In December 1982 Malone suffered a knee injury. Malone came back from the injury to play with the Moncton Alpines of the AHL for the rest of the 1982–83 season. He returned to the Tulsa Oilers for the 1983–84 season and went on to win the league's playoff title that year. Malone would later play with the Salt Lake Golden Eagles of the IHL and the Fredericton Express of the AHL for the 1984–85 season. It was after the 84–85 season that Malone's knee injury force him to end his career.

Jim Malone is the younger brother of former NHLer and current Tampa Bay Lightning scout Greg Malone and is the uncle of current Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Malone. Jim's son Brad Malone is a 4th round pick of the Colorado Avalanche

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