July 31, 1956|
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)|
New York Rangers|
14th overall, 1974|
New York Rangers
David Wilfred Maloney (born July 31, 1956 in Kitchener, Ontario and raised in Lindsay, Ontario) is a former professional ice hockey defenceman who played eleven seasons in the National Hockey League from 1974–75 until 1984–85.
Maloney was drafted 14th overall by the New York Rangers in the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft. He played 657 career NHL games, scoring 71 goals and 246 assists for 317 points, as well as compiling 1154 penalty minutes. He was also the youngest player to serve as Captain for the New York Rangers and captained them to the 1979 Stanley Cup Finals. That same year, Maloney, along with Phil Esposito and other Ranger teammates, recorded a song called the Hockey Sock Rock as a fundraiser for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Maloney played with his brother Don Maloney while with the Rangers.
In 1990, he called the New York Rangers-Washington series on SportsChannel America's coverage along with Rick Peckham. From 1995 to 1998, he was a studio analyst for NHL on Fox. He currently serves as the color commentator on Ranger radio broadcasts alongside Kenny Albert. He currently resides in Greenwich, Connecticut.
|1971–72||St. Michael's Buzzers||MetJHL||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|1974–75||New York Rangers||NHL||4||0||2||2||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|1975–76||New York Rangers||NHL||21||1||3||4||66||—||—||—||—||—|
|1976–77||New York Rangers||NHL||66||3||18||21||100||—||—||—||—||—|
|1977–78||New York Rangers||NHL||56||2||19||21||63||3||0||0||0||11|
|1978–79||New York Rangers||NHL||76||11||17||28||151||17||3||4||7||45|
|1979–80||New York Rangers||NHL||77||12||25||37||186||8||2||1||3||8|
|1980–81||New York Rangers||NHL||79||11||36||47||132||2||0||2||2||9|
|1981–82||New York Rangers||NHL||64||13||36||49||105||10||1||4||5||6|
|1982–83||New York Rangers||NHL||78||8||42||50||132||7||1||6||7||10|
|1983–84||New York Rangers||NHL||68||7||26||33||168||1||0||0||0||2|
|1984–85||New York Rangers||NHL||16||2||1||3||10||—||—||—||—||—|
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His son David works for the Hartford Wolf Pack. Another son, Daniel, served in the United States Air Force and is an Operation Enduring Freedom veteran. His daughter Brooke attended St. Lawrence University and played field hockey. His son Decker attended the University of Michigan where he played lacrosse, he currently works at 3650 REIT.
- "Sports". The Canadian Encyclopedia of Music in Canada. Archived from the original on 20 December 2010. Retrieved 4 January 2011.
- "1974 NHL Amateur Draft - Dave Maloney". Hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved 2011-10-30.
- Cohen, Russ; Halligan, John; Raider, Adam (2009). 100 Ranger Greats: Superstars, Unsung Heroes and Colorful Characters. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 0470736194. Retrieved 2020-02-03.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Hockey-Reference.com, or Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database
| New York Rangers first round draft pick
| New York Rangers captain