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ANDREW CASSELS (1989-1991)

Andrew
Cassels

1952-1963
Position C
Shoots L
Weight 185lbs
Height 6'1"
Date of birth July 23rd, 1969
Place of birth Bramalea, ON, CAN
Seasons - MTL 2
Other numbers 43
Statistiques
SEASON
SEASON
GP Games played - Number of games the player has set foot on the ice
G Goals - Number of goals the player has scored
A Assists - Number of goals the player has assisted in
PTS Points - Scoring points, calculated as the sum of G and A
+/- Plus/Minus - The number of team goals for minus the number of team goals against while the player is on the ice
PIM Penalties infraction minutes - Number of penalty minutes the player has been assessed
TOTALS 60 8 19 27 3 22
1989-1990 6 2 0 2 1 2
1990-1991 54 6 19 25 2 20
SEASON
SEASON
GP Games played - Number of games the player has set foot on the ice
G Goals - Number of goals the player has scored
A Assists - Number of goals the player has assisted in
PTS Points - Scoring points, calculated as the sum of G and A
+/- Plus/Minus - The number of team goals for minus the number of team goals against while the player is on the ice
PIM Penalties infraction minutes - Number of penalty minutes the player has been assessed
TOTALS 8 0 2 2 -3 2
1990-1991 8 0 2 2 -3 2

ANDREW CASSELS IS ONE OF A SELECT FEW PLAYERS WHO SCORED ON THEIR FIRST NHL SHOT.

Primarily known for his playmaking abilities, center Andrew Cassels wasted no time making his presence felt upon joining the Canadiens in 1989-90. Cassels scored his first NHL goal against the Calgary Flames with his first shot on the very first shift of his career.

Born in 1969 in Bramalea, Ont., Cassels drew the attention of Montreal’s scouting department with a 92-point season with the Ottawa 67’s that saw him named the Ontario Hockey League’s rookie of the year. Drafted by the Habs in the first round, 17th overall, in 1987, he lived up to the expectations that came with his lofty draft position, posting 151 points in Ottawa and earning OHL MVP honors. Cassels followed up that season with 134 points in 1988-89 before moving on to Montreal.

After his blink-and-you-missed-it stint with the Canadiens, Cassels was sent to Sherbrooke, where he had 22 goals and 45 assists in 55 games in his only season in the American Hockey League.

He cracked the Canadiens lineup for good in 1990-91, contributing 25 points, including six goals, in 54 games with Montreal.

Prior to the beginning of the next season, his career took a major turn when the Habs traded him to Hartford four days before the season opener in exchange for a second round pick that would eventually net right winger Valeri Bure. Cassels’ career with the Canadiens lasted 60 games in which he had eight goals and 19 assists for a total of 27 points.

After six seasons with the Whalers, including the team’s final year in Hartford in 1996-97, Cassels returned to Canada to play with the Calgary Flames. He was subsequently a member of the Vancouver Canucks, the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Washington Capitals.

Over the course of his 16-year NHL career, Cassels led his team in assists seven times. He retired with 204 goals and 528 assists in 1,015 regular season games.