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Rob Zamuner
Robzamuner
Position Left wing
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
205 lb (93 kg)
Teams New York Rangers (1991–1992)
Tampa Bay Lightning (19921999)
Ottawa Senators (19992001)
Boston Bruins (20012004)
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born September 17 1969 (1969-09-17) (age 47),
Oakville, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 45th overall, 1987
New York Rangers
Pro Career 1991 – 2006


Robert F. "Rob" Zamuner (born September 17, 1969 in Oakville, Ontario) is a retired ice hockey forward, playing thirteen seasons in the NHL, most recently with the Boston Bruins.

Playing careerEdit

Zamuner played junior hockey for the Guelph Platers of the Ontario Hockey League and was drafted 45th overall by the New York Rangers in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft. He played only briefly for New York, spending more time on their AHL affiliate in Binghamton.

In 1992 he signed as a free agent with the expansion Tampa Bay Lightning when the Rangers showed little interest in re-signing him. In Tampa he developed a reputation as a competent, hard working, defensive-minded forward, and was named team captain in 1998. The next year he was traded to the Ottawa Senators for Andreas Johansson and the right to sign General Manager Rick Dudley, who was still serving as GM of the Senators. He played in Ottawa for two seasons, playing regularly on the third line in a defensive role. In 2001 he moved on, signing as a free agent with the Boston Bruins.

During the 2004–05 NHL lockout, Zamuner went to play with HC Basel in Switzerland. With his scoring deteriorating, no NHL team willing to sign him he stayed in Europe the next season, signing with Bolzano HC in Italy. He retired in 2006.

Internationally, Zamuner played twice on Canada's world championship teams, and surprised many by being selected for Canada's 1998 Olympic men's hockey team.

Post-playing careerEdit

Zamuner is currently employed with the NHLPA as their Northeast Divisional Representative.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1986–87Guelph PlatersOHL6261521850552
1987–88Guelph PlatersOHL5820416118
1988–89Guelph PlatersOHL66466511138755109
1989–90Flint SpiritsIHL774435793241016
1990–91Binghamton RangersAHL80255883509761335
1991–92Binghamton RangersAHL61195372421189178
1991–92New York RangersNHL91232
1992–93Tampa Bay LightningNHL8415284374
1993–94Tampa Bay LightningNHL59661242
1994–95Tampa Bay LightningNHL43961524
1995–96Tampa Bay LightningNHL7215203562623510
1996–97Tampa Bay LightningNHL8217335056
1997–98Tampa Bay LightningNHL7714122641
1998–99Tampa Bay LightningNHL588111924
1999–00Ottawa SenatorsNHL57912213262022
2000–01Ottawa SenatorsNHL791918375240006
2001–02Boston BruinsNHL661213252460224
2002–03Boston BruinsNHL55106161850004
2003–04Boston BruinsNHL574591670000
2003–04Providence BruinsAHL40112
2004–05BaselNLB4010243491
2005–06Bolzano HCItaly17810186
2005–06BaselNLA1212326410110
NHL Totals7981391723114673445926
OHL Totals1927212119364125101511

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Preceded by
Mikael Renberg
Tampa Bay Lightning captains
1998–99
Succeeded by
Bill Houlder

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