Paul Reinhart
Position Defenceman
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
205 lb (93 kg)
Teams Vancouver Canucks
Calgary Flames
Atlanta Flames
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born December 8 1960 (1960-12-08) (age 59),
Kitchener, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 12th overall, 1979
Atlanta Flames
Pro Career 1979 – 1990

Paul Reinhart (born 6 January, 1960 in Kitchener, Ontario) was a Canadian defenceman who played in the NHL for the Atlanta Flames, Calgary Flames, and Vancouver Canucks.

Reinhart was drafted 12th overall by the Atlanta Flames in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft. Reinhart played 648 career NHL games, scoring 133 goals and 426 assists for 559 points.

He played junior hockey with the hometown Kitchener Rangers from 1975-75 through 1978-79. He scored an amazing 51 goals and 78 assists in 1978-79.

Reinhart made the jump directly to the Flames in 1979-80 and stayed with them as they moved to Calgary in 1979-80. He was the Flames top defenceman through the years.

By 1987-88 chronic back problems had made him expendable. Reinhart was traded to the Vancouver Canucks where he played for two seasons.

Reunhart retired in 1980, never having played a game in minor pros. He played in the NHL All Star Game in 1985 & 1989. He also played for Canada in the 1981 Canada Cup.

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1975–76Kitchener RangersOMJHL536333942
1976–77Kitchener RangersOMJHL514141816
1977–78Kitchener RangersOMJHL4717284515
1978–79Kitchener RangersOMJHL66517812957
1979–80Atlanta FlamesNHL799384731
1980–81Calgary FlamesNHL7418496752161141516
1981–82Calgary FlamesNHL621348611730112
1982–83Calgary FlamesNHL781758752886392
1983–84Calgary FlamesNHL27615211011611172
1984–85Calgary FlamesNHL752346691841120
1985–86Calgary FlamesNHL32825331521513184
1986–87Calgary FlamesNHL761554692240116
1987–88Calgary FlamesNHL140441082796
1988–89Vancouver CanucksNHL64750574472354
1989–90Vancouver CanucksNHL6717405730
NHL totals 648 133 427 560 277 82 23 54 77 42

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Preceded by
Brad Marsh
Atlanta Flames' first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Denis Cyr
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