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Harold Snepsts

Harold Snepsts

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: October 24, 1954
BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, Canada
DRAFTED: VAN / 1974 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 4th   (59th overall)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1977, 1982) Traded to Minnesota by Vancouver for Al MacAdam, June 21, 1984. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 31, 1985. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, October 6, 1988. Traded to St. Louis by Vancouver with Rich Sutter and St. Louis' 2nd round choice (previously acquired, St. Louis selected Craig Johnson) in 1990 Entry Draft for Adrien Plavsic, Montreal's 1st round choice (previously acquired, Vancouver selected Shawn Antoski) in 1990 Entry Draft and St. Louis' 2nd round choice (later traded to Montreal Montreal selected Craig Darby) in 1991 Entry Draft, March 6, 1990. Officially announced his retirement and named Head Coach of Peoria (IHL), June 21, 1991. Named Assistant Coach of St. Louis, May 8, 1992. Named Head Coach of San Diego (IHL), August 12, 1993.
Quote of the Day

This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.

— Islanders captain John Tavares