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John Taft

John Taft

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: May 8, 1954
BIRTHPLACE: Minneapolis, MN, United States
DRAFTED: DET / 1974 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 5th   (81st overall)

CAREER REGULAR SEASON STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPGSHGGWGSS%
1971-1972 Southwest High Lakers-High-MN
1972-1973 University Of Wisconsin-WCHA 409 18 27 28
1972-1973 United States-WEC-B 70 0 0 0
1973-1974 University Of Wisconsin-WCHA 361 17 18 20
1974-1975 University Of Wisconsin-WCHA 1111 17 28 22
1974-1975 United States-Nat-Tm 181 4 5
1974-1975 United States-WEC-A 101 2 3 4
1975-1976 United States-Nat-Tm 519 34 43 66
1975-1976 United States-Olympics 61 2 3 8
1976-1977 University Of Wisconsin-WCHA 4215 43 58 41
1977-1978 Kansas City Red Wings-CHL 715 22 27 25
1978-1979Red Wings150 2 2 2 4 0 0 0 130.0
1978-1979 Kansas City Red Wings-CHL 618 24 32 48
1979-1980 Adirondack Red Wings-AHL 471 7 8 25
1980-1981 Salt Lake Golden Eagles-CHL 688 19 27 68
1981-1982 Salt Lake Golden Eagles-CHL 706 16 22 46
1982-1983 Salt Lake Golden Eagles-CHL 775 25 30 65
NHL TOTALS1502224000130.0

CAREER PLAYOFF STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPGSHGGWGSS%
1978-1979 Kansas City Red Wings-CHL 40 2 2 0
1980-1981 Salt Lake Golden Eagles-CHL 171 2 3 33
1981-1982 Salt Lake Golden Eagles-CHL 10 0 0 0
1982-1983 Salt Lake Golden Eagles-CHL 60 0 0 8
Quote of the Day

I was surprised. I knew I got it. It's tough. You never know how hard it is until it registers on the gun. I got pretty much all I could into and you just hope for the best.

— Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber after winning the AMP NHL Hardest Shot event at the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition