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RANDY ROTA (1972-1973)


Position C
Shoots L
Weight 170lbs
Height 5'8"
Date of birth August 16th, 1950
Place of birth Creston, BC, CAN
Seasons - MTL 1
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 2 1 1 2 2 0
1972-1973 2 1 1 2 2 0
Randy Rota was the California Golden Seals’ third-round pick and the 33rd overall selection at the 1970 NHL Entry Draft. He was traded to the Canadiens on Oct. 8, 1971 in exchange for Lyle Cater and John French. He played his first of two games with the Canadiens on Nov. 14, 1972 against the New York Islanders, scoring his first goal in the NHL against Billy Smith while he was on a line with Frank and Pete Mahovlich.

The Canadiens traded him to the Los Angeles Kings on May 29, 1973, along with Bob Murdoch in exchange for L.A.’s first-round pick in the 1974 Draft (Mario Tremblay) as well as financial compensation. Rota also spent time as a member of the Kansas City Scouts and Colorado Rockies.