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[ALUMNI BIO] Manny Malhotra

BIRTHDATE: May 18, 1980

HOW ACQUIRED: Selected by Guelph in the 1st round of the 1996 OHL Priority Selection – 17th Overall

POST JR. CAREER: Following his junior career, Manny played for New York (NHL), Hartford (AHL), Dallas (NHL), Columbus (NHL), Olimpija Ljubljana (IEL), HV71 (SHL), San Jose (NHL), Vancouver (NHL), Carolina (NHL), Charlotte (AHL), Montréal (NHL), and Lake Erie (AHL).

POSITION: Centre

STATUS: Development Coach, Vancouver Canucks

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Lou Embro Memorial Award (1996)
  • Wellington Motors Rookie of the Year (1996-97)
  • 2x Paul Fendley Memorial Scholastic Player of the Year Award (1996-97, 1997-98)
  • Played in the 1997-98 CHL Top Prospects Game
  • OHL J. Ross Robertson Cup Champion with the Guelph Storm (1997-98)
  • CHL Memorial Cup Most Sportsmanlike Player (1997-98)
  • CHL Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1997-98)
  • Mike Kelly Humanitarian Award (1997-98)
  • OHL’s Bobby Smith Trophy for OHL Scholastic Player of the Year (1997-98)
  • All-Time Franchise Stats:
    • 9th in Assists by a Rookie (28)
    • T-10th in Goals by a Rookie (16)
  • AHL Calder Cup Champion with the Hartford Wolf Pack (1999-00)
  • Bronze Medalist with Team Canada 2000 IIHF World Junior Championship
  • Spengler Cup Champion with Team Canada (2015-16)

Selected in the 1st round (7th overall) in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Rangers

STATS:

Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1996-97 Guelph Storm OHL 61 16 28 44 26 18 7 7 14 11
1997-98 Guelph Storm OHL 57 16 35 51 29 12 7 6 13 8
1998-99 New York Rangers NHL 73 8 8 16 13
1999-00 Guelph Storm OHL 5 2 2 4 4 6 0 2 2 4
1999-00 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 12 1 5 6 2 23 1 2 3 10
1999-00 New York Rangers NHL 27 0 0 0 4
2000-01 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 28 5 6 11 69 5 0 0 0 0
2000-01 New York Rangers NHL 50 4 8 12 31
2001-02 New York Rangers NHL 56 7 6 13 42
2001-02 Dallas Stars NHL 16 1 0 1 5
2002-03 Dallas Stars NHL 59 3 7 10 42 5 1 0 1 0
2003-04 Dallas Stars NHL 9 0 0 0 4
2003-04 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 56 12 13 25 24
2004-05 HV71 Jonkoping SEL 20 5 2 7 16
2005-06 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 58 10 21 31 41
2006-07 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 82 9 16 25 76
2007-08 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 71 11 18 29 34
2008-09 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 77 11 24 35 28 4 0 0 0 0
2009-10 San Jose Sharks NHL 71 14 19 33 41 15 1 0 1 0
2010-11 Vancouver Canucks “A” NHL 72 11 19 30 22 6 0 0 0 0
2011-12 Vancouver Canucks “A” NHL 78 7 11 18 14 5 0 0 0 0
2012-13 Vancouver Canucks “A” NHL 9 0 0 0 0
2013-14 Carolina Hurricanes “A” NHL 69 7 6 13 18
2013-14 Charlotte Checkers AHL 8 0 0 0 17
2014-15 Montréal Canadiens NHL 58 1 3 4 12
2015-16 Lake Erie Monsters AHL 23 4 2 6 6
NHL Totals 991 116 179 295 451 35 2 0 2 0

OHL: Guelph
NHL: New York/Dallas/Columbus/San Jose/Vancouver/Carolina/Montréal

 

Malhotra making NHL history

Malhotra signs with Canucks

Manny Malhotra encourages use of visor

Malhotra and Canucks Build Local Playground