Gerry Couture

Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs. (84 kg)

Born: August 6, 1925 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Died: July 13, 1994


NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1945-46 20 DET NHL 43 3 7 10 18
1946-47 21 DET NHL 30 5 10 15 0
1947-48 22 DET NHL 19 3 6 9 2
1948-49 23 DET NHL 51 19 10 29 6
1949-50 24 DET NHL 69 24 7 31 21
1950-51 25 DET NHL 53 7 6 13 2
1951-52 26 MTL NHL 10 0 1 1 4
1952-53 27 CBH NHL 70 19 18 37 22
1953-54 28 CBH NHL 40 6 5 11 14
6 yrs DET NHL 265 61 46 107 49
2 yrs CBH NHL 110 25 23 48 36
1 yr MTL NHL 10 0 1 1 4
Career NHL 385 86 70 156 89

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1945-46 20 DET NHL 43 4 0.07 0.16 0.23 0.10 0.42 3 12 15 5 -1.0 0.8 -0.2
1946-47 21 DET NHL 30 6 0.17 0.33 0.50 0.20 0.00 5 14 19 7 0.4 0.5 0.9
1947-48 22 DET NHL 19 4 0.16 0.32 0.47 0.19 0.11 4 9 13 5 0.3 0.4 0.7
1948-49 23 DET NHL 51 15 0.37 0.20 0.57 0.29 0.12 26 17 43 19 2.9 0.9 3.8
1949-50 24 DET NHL 69 16 0.35 0.10 0.45 0.24 0.30 30 10 40 19 2.8 1.2 3.9
1950-51 25 DET NHL 53 6 0.13 0.11 0.25 0.11 0.04 9 9 18 7 -0.3 1.1 0.8
1951-52 26 MTL NHL 10 0 0.00 0.10 0.10 0.03 0.40 0 1 1 0 -0.4 0.2 -0.2
1952-53 27 CBH NHL 70 16 0.27 0.26 0.53 0.23 0.31 24 26 50 20 3.5 0.9 4.4
1953-54 28 CBH NHL 40 5 0.15 0.13 0.28 0.12 0.35 8 7 15 6 0.2 0.1 0.3
6 yrs DET NHL 265 51 0.23 0.17 0.40 0.19 0.18 77 71 148 61 5.1 4.8 9.9
2 yrs CBH NHL 110 21 0.23 0.21 0.44 0.19 0.33 32 33 65 26 3.7 1.1 4.8
1 yr MTL NHL 10 0 0.00 0.10 0.10 0.03 0.40 0 1 1 0 -0.4 0.2 -0.2
Career NHL 385 72 0.22 0.18 0.41 0.19 0.23 109 105 214 88 8.4 6.0 14.4

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1944-45 19 DET NHL 2 0 0 0 0
1945-46 20 DET NHL 5 0 2 2 0
1946-47 21 DET NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1948-49 23 DET NHL 10 2 0 2 2
1949-50 24 DET NHL SC 14 5 4 9 2
1950-51 25 DET NHL 6 1 1 2 0
1952-53 27 CBH NHL 7 1 0 1 0
Career NHL 1 45 9 7 16 4

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1941-42 16 Saskatoon Jr. Quakers N-SJHL 8 12 6 18 0
1942-43 17 Saskatoon Jr. Quakers N-SJHL 8 14 10 24 26
1943-44 18 Saskatoon Jr. Quakers N-SJHL 1 1 1 2 2
1943-44 18 Univerity of Saskatchewan SAHA 2 6 3 9 2
1943-44 18 Saskatoon Navy SSHL 11 15 11 26 9
1944-45 19 Univerity of Saskatchewan N-SJHL 9 19 10 29 14
1946-47 21 Indianapolis Capitols AHL 34 24 18 42 21
1947-48 22 Indianapolis Capitols AHL 42 26 25 51 8
1951-52 26 Montreal Royals QMHL 6 1 4 5 0
1951-52 26 2 Teams AHL 47 23 22 45 4
1951-52 26 Buffalo Bisons AHL 9 2 3 5 2
1951-52 26 Cleveland Barons AHL 38 21 19 40 2
1953-54 28 Providence Reds AHL 19 10 7 17 2
1954-55 29 Calgary Stampeders WHL 70 33 49 82 8
1955-56 30 Calgary Stampeders WHL 66 32 50 82 10
1956-57 31 Calgary Stampeders WHL 63 19 26 45 20
1957-58 32 Saskatoon/St. Paul Saints WHL 58 23 31 54 22
1959-60 34 Saskatoon Quakers SSHL 23 26 29 55 26
Career 4 Seasons AHL 142 83 72 155 35
Career 4 Seasons N-SJHL 26 46 27 73 42
Career 1 Season QMHL 6 1 4 5 0
Career 1 Season SAHA 2 6 3 9 2
Career 2 Seasons SSHL 34 41 40 81 35
Career 4 Seasons WHL 257 107 156 263 60

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1941-42 16 Saskatoon Jr. Quakers N-SJHL 6 9 5 14 0
1941-42 16 Saskatoon Jr. Quakers M-Cup 3 1 0 1 0
1942-43 17 Saskatoon Jr. Quakers N-SJHL 3 4 1 5 2
1942-43 17 Saskatoon Jr. Quakers M-Cup 8 14 7 21 2
1943-44 18 Univerity of Saskatchewan SAHA 1 3 1 4 2
1943-44 18 Saskatoon Navy SSHL 2 1 1 2 2
1943-44 18 University of Saskatchewan M-Cup 2 1 1 2 4
1943-44 18 Flin Flon Bombers Al-Cup 4 1 3 4 10
1944-45 19 Univerity of Saskatchewan N-SJHL 2 1 1 2 0
1944-45 19 Moose Jaw Canucks S-SJHL 4 4 3 7 2
1951-52 26 Cleveland Barons AHL 5 1 0 1 0
1954-55 29 Calgary Stampeders WHL 9 5 6 11 0
1955-56 30 Calgary Stampeders WHL 8 3 7 10 8
1956-57 31 Calgary Stampeders WHL 3 1 0 1 0
1959-60 34 Saskatoon Quakers SSHL 7 7 13 20 0
1959-60 34 Saskatoon Quakers Al-Cup 5 2 1 3 0
Career 1 Season AHL 5 1 0 1 0
Career 2 Seasons Al-Cup 9 3 4 7 10
Career 3 Seasons M-Cup 13 16 8 24 6
Career 3 Seasons N-SJHL 11 14 7 21 2
Career 1 Season S-SJHL 4 4 3 7 2
Career 1 Season SAHA 1 3 1 4 2
Career 2 Seasons SSHL 9 8 14 22 2
Career 3 Seasons WHL 20 9 13 22 8

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 9 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Gerry Couture 4.4 3.9 3.8 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.3 -0.2 -0.2
Jason Dawe 94.0 4.7 4.5 4.3 1.1 0.9 0.5 0.0 -0.1
Dave Balon 86.2 4.7 4.0 3.8 1.3 0.8 0.8 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1
David Volek 82.7 4.2 4.0 4.0 2.0 0.7 0.7
Dixon Ward 82.3 5.0 4.4 3.8 1.8 1.6 1.0 0.3 -0.2 -0.4
Vic Stasiuk 81.2 5.2 4.7 4.3 1.6 1.0 0.5 0.4 -0.1 -0.4
Andreas Johansson 80.0 4.7 4.4 3.0 2.0 1.1 1.0 0.0 0.0
Adam Brown 78.3 3.8 3.2 3.2 1.6 1.1 1.1 0.9 0.5 -0.4
Dutch Hiller 78.1 3.9 3.5 2.9 1.6 1.3 1.0 0.8 0.0 -0.1
Pete Babando 77.4 4.0 3.8 2.8 1.8 1.1 0.3
Dave Bolland 77.3 5.1 4.1 3.7 2.0 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.0 -0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Gerry Couture 4.4 3.9 3.8 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.3 -0.2 -0.2
Jason Dawe 94.0 4.7 4.5 4.3 1.1 0.9 0.5 0.0 -0.1
David Volek 82.7 4.2 4.0 4.0 2.0 0.7 0.7
Dixon Ward 81.1 5.0 4.4 3.8 1.8 1.6 1.0 0.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.4
Andreas Johansson 80.0 4.7 4.4 3.0 2.0 1.1 1.0 0.0 0.0
Adam Brown 78.3 3.8 3.2 3.2 1.6 1.1 1.1 0.9 0.5 -0.4
Dutch Hiller 78.1 3.9 3.5 2.9 1.6 1.3 1.0 0.8 0.0 -0.1
Pete Babando 77.4 4.0 3.8 2.8 1.8 1.1 0.3
Dave Bolland 77.3 5.1 4.1 3.7 2.0 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.0 -0.1
Chuck Kobasew 76.8 4.9 4.6 3.3 1.3 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.5 -0.1
Russ Blinco 76.7 4.1 3.7 3.3 1.4 1.3 0.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

June 19, 1951: Traded to Montreal by Detroit for Bert Hirschfeld, June 19, 1951.

September 22, 1952: Traded to Chicago by Montreal for cash, September 22, 1952.

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