Barrie Native, Former NHLer Dan Maloney Has Died

Played with four NHL teams, including the Leafs

Former NHL player and coach Dan Maloney has died at age 68.

A Barrie Native, he played 11 seasons in the bigs with Chicago, LA, Detroit and Toronto scoring 192 goals and adding 259 assists.

He also coached the Leafs and Winnipeg Jets.

Maloney was inducted into the Barrie Sports Hall of Fame in 1994.

[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Barrie native Dan Maloney created for himself a successful professional hockey career the old fashioned way. He earned it. Although an outstanding athlete, Maloney’s success was less a product of his skills than of his character. From his youth, Dan Maloney has been the type of player that every coach wants playing for him. It is no surprise then, that he became the type of coach that every player wants to play for
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Barrie Sports Hall of Fame portrait by Joni Saunders