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DAVID LING (1996-1998)


Position R
Shoots R
Weight 204lbs
Height 5'10"
Date of birth January 9th, 1975
Place of birth Halifax, NS, CAN
Seasons - MTL 2
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 3 0 0 0 -1 0
1996-1997 2 0 0 0 0 0
1997-1998 1 0 0 0 -1 0
David Ling was the Quebec Nordiques’ seventh-round pick and the 179th overall selection at the 1993 NHL Entry Draft. Following a stint with the Flames, he was traded to the Canadiens on Oct. 24, 1996, along with Calgary’s sixth-round pick in 1998 (Gordie Dwyer), in exchange for Scott Fraser. Ling played two games with the Habs on Jan. 11 and 14, 1997, as well as one more on Nov. 26, 1997 of the following season, against the Washington Capitals, recording no points. He was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks on Mar. 14, 1998 in exchange for Martin Gendron, but would never actually play a game in the Windy City. Ling also spent three seasons as a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets during his time in the NHL.