Paul Stanton (Born June 22, 1967) is a former professional ice hockey player born in Boston, Massachusetts.

Drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1985 as a high school senior, Paul chose to play for the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and was named an NCAA West All-American in 1988.

He played his first NHL game in the 1991 season for the Penguins, and was a member of the Stanley Cup winning team in 1991 and 1992. He was later traded to the Boston Bruins and then to the New York Islanders, playing parts of those seasons with each team's respective minor league teams.

In 1996 he left the NHL for Europe, playing for Adler Mannheim. Prior to the 2000–01 season, he became a member of the Nuremberg Ice Tigers until 2002, when he started for the Frankfurt Lions.

He played for the United States at the 1995 World Championship.

His most recent team has been IF Malmö Redhawks of the Swedish Elitserien.

Paul Stanton currently resides in Naples, Florida and now serves as an assistant coach for the Florida Gulf Coast University Hockey Team.

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