Russ Adam
Position Centre
Shoots Left
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
185 lb (84 kg)
Teams Toronto Maple Leafs
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born May 5 1961 (1961-05-05) (age 59),
Windsor, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 137th overall, 1980
Toronto Maple Leafs
Pro Career 1981 – 1986

Russ Adam (born May 5, 1961 in Windsor, Ontario) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played eight games in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Playing career Edit

Russ Adam was drafted in the seventh round, 137th overall, by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft. He played a total of eight games in the NHL, all for the Leafs. He managed 1 goal, 3 points, and 11 penalty minutes in the 1982–83 season.

By 1984 the Leafs had given up on Adam and he joined the Fort Wayne Komets for two seasons, He then played two seasons for the St. John's Capitals of the Newfoundland Senior League.

Adam ended his career in Europe in 1992.

Adam's son Luke was drafted 44th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1977–78Windsor SpitfiresOMJHL31230
1978–79Kitchener RangersOMJHL6320173737
1979–80Kitchener RangersOMJHL54373471143
1980–81Kitchener RangersOHL64375087215
1981–82New Brunswick HawksAHL51112132501235832
1982–83St. Catharines SaintsAHL64191736119
1982–83Toronto Maple LeafsNHL812311
1983–84St. Catharines SaintsAHL7032245676701110
1984–85Fort Wayne KometsIHL6028467456
1985–86Fort Wayne KometsIHL482437613614713200
NHL totals 8 1 2 3 11

References Edit

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