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Rick Vaive | #27

RW | 6' 1" | 198 lb
Career
GP G A P +/-
876 441 347 788 -79
  • Rick Vaive
  • Born: May 14, 1959
  • Birthplace: Ottawa, ON, CAN
  • Shoots: Right
  • Draft: 1979 VAN, 1st rd, 5th pk (5th overall)
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Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
NHL Career 876 441 347 788 -79 1,445 143 247 11 14 52 3 2,603 16.9
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
NHL Career 876 441 347 788 -79 1,445 143 247 11 14 52 3 2,603 16.9

Bio

Rick Vaive Bio

Rick Vaive was the first player in the history of the Toronto Maple Leafs to score at least 50 goals in a season, and his 54 goals in 1981-82 remain a team record.

Vaive was selected by the Vancouver Canucks with the No. 5 pick in 1979 NHL Draft after he scored 26 goals and had 248 penalty minutes with Birmingham of the World Hockey Association. However, after scoring 13 goals in 47 games with the Canucks, he was traded to the Maple Leafs on Feb. 18, 1980.

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