Lanny McDonald

Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)

Born: February 16, 1953 in Hanna, Alberta
Draft: Toronto, 1st round (4th overall), 1973 NHL Amateur
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1992 (Full List)


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Fine Details ▪ Last updated May 22, 2015 11:25 PM

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1973-74 20 TOR NHL 70 14 16 30 3 43 12 2 0 3 12 3 1 142 9.9
1974-75 21 TOR NHL 64 17 27 44 5 86 14 2 1 1 17 9 1 168 10.1
1975-76 22 TOR NHL 75 37 56 93 24 70 26 6 5 4 36 20 0 270 13.7
1976-77 23 TOR NHL 80 46 44 90 12 77 26 16 4 5 29 13 2 293 15.7 AS-2
1977-78 24 TOR NHL 74 47 40 87 34 54 36 11 0 5 23 17 0 243 19.3
1978-79 25 TOR NHL 79 43 42 85 12 32 27 16 0 2 29 13 0 314 13.7 AS-5
1979-80 26 TOT NHL 81 40 35 75 -16 53 26 14 0 5 21 14 0 334 12.0 AS-9
1979-80 26 TOR NHL 35 15 15 30 -1 10 9 6 0 2 10 5 0 140 10.7 AS-9
1979-80 26 CLR NHL 46 25 20 45 -15 43 17 8 0 3 11 9 0 194 12.9 AS-9
1980-81 27 CLR NHL 80 35 46 81 -27 56 24 11 0 2 30 16 0 298 11.7
1981-82 28 TOT NHL 71 40 42 82 19 57 29 10 1 4 25 17 0 243 16.5
1981-82 28 CLR NHL 16 6 9 15 -3 20 6 0 0 1 5 4 0 65 9.2
1981-82 28 CGY NHL 55 34 33 67 22 37 23 10 1 3 20 13 0 178 19.1
1982-83 29 CGY NHL 80 66 32 98 -2 90 49 17 0 8 16 16 0 272 24.3 AS-2,Hart-8,Masterton-1
1983-84 30 CGY NHL 65 33 33 66 -15 64 23 10 0 1 21 12 0 245 13.5
1984-85 31 CGY NHL 43 19 18 37 -4 36 10 9 0 2 15 3 0 117 16.2
1985-86 32 CGY NHL 80 28 43 71 -2 44 17 11 0 3 26 17 0 227 12.3
1986-87 33 CGY NHL 58 14 12 26 -3 54 10 4 0 3 9 3 0 127 11.0
1987-88 34 CGY NHL 60 10 13 23 2 57 10 0 0 2 12 1 0 79 12.7 Clancy-1
1988-89 35 CGY NHL 51 11 7 18 -1 26 11 0 0 3 7 0 0 72 15.3
8 yrs CGY NHL 492 215 191 406 -3 408 153 61 1 25 126 65 0 1317 16.3
7 yrs TOR NHL 477 219 240 459 89 372 150 59 10 22 156 80 4 1570 13.9
3 yrs CLR NHL 142 66 75 141 -45 119 47 19 0 6 46 29 0 557 11.8
Career NHL 1111 500 506 1006 41 899 350 139 11 53 328 174 4 3444 14.5

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
1973-74 20 TOR NHL 70 12 0.20 0.23 0.43 0.17 0.61 2.03 13 15 28 11 58 12 47 4 3 0.8 0.8 1.7
1974-75 21 TOR NHL 64 17 0.27 0.42 0.69 0.27 1.34 2.63 14 24 38 14 70 12 69 16 5 2.2 0.9 3.1
1975-76 22 TOR NHL 75 36 0.49 0.75 1.24 0.47 0.93 3.60 32 49 81 31 126 37 95 30 24 7.2 1.4 8.6
1976-77 23 TOR NHL 80 37 0.58 0.55 1.13 0.47 0.96 3.66 41 40 81 33 136 44 105 25 12 7.9 1.3 9.2 AS-2
1977-78 24 TOR NHL 74 37 0.64 0.54 1.18 0.49 0.73 3.28 42 36 78 33 126 39 54 1 34 8.0 2.0 10.0
1978-79 25 TOR NHL 79 36 0.54 0.53 1.08 0.45 0.41 3.97 36 36 72 29 130 46 72 0 12 6.9 1.4 8.4 AS-5
1979-80 26 TOT NHL 81 32 0.49 0.43 0.93 0.40 0.65 4.12 33 30 63 26 115 42 100 11 -16 5.8 0.8 6.6 AS-9
1979-80 26 TOR NHL 35 12 0.43 0.43 0.86 0.36 0.29 4.00 12 13 25 10 51 17 36 1 -1 2.1 0.4 2.5 AS-9
1979-80 26 CLR NHL 46 20 0.54 0.43 0.98 0.43 0.93 4.22 21 17 38 16 64 25 64 10 -15 3.7 0.4 4.1 AS-9
1980-81 27 CLR NHL 80 32 0.44 0.58 1.01 0.40 0.70 3.73 27 36 63 25 116 45 117 19 -27 5.1 0.8 5.9
1981-82 28 TOT NHL 71 33 0.56 0.59 1.15 0.47 0.80 3.42 29 31 60 24 124 42 77 14 19 5.3 1.5 6.8
1981-82 28 CLR NHL 16 6 0.38 0.56 0.94 0.37 1.25 4.06 4 7 11 4 25 8 20 0 -3 0.8 0.2 1.0
1981-82 28 CGY NHL 55 27 0.62 0.60 1.22 0.50 0.67 3.24 25 24 49 20 99 34 57 14 22 4.5 1.3 5.8
1982-83 29 CGY NHL 80 46 0.83 0.40 1.23 0.58 1.13 3.40 53 26 79 36 151 61 98 6 -2 8.8 0.9 9.8 AS-2,Hart-8,Masterton-1
1983-84 30 CGY NHL 65 27 0.51 0.51 1.02 0.42 0.98 3.77 26 26 52 21 101 41 76 1 -15 4.4 0.4 4.8
1984-85 31 CGY NHL 43 15 0.44 0.42 0.86 0.35 0.84 2.72 15 14 29 12 60 21 43 0 -4 2.2 0.2 2.5
1985-86 32 CGY NHL 80 27 0.35 0.54 0.89 0.34 0.55 2.84 22 34 56 21 102 42 64 2 -2 3.7 0.7 4.4
1986-87 33 CGY NHL 58 11 0.24 0.21 0.45 0.19 0.93 2.19 12 10 22 9 49 12 44 4 -3 0.7 0.6 1.3
1987-88 34 CGY NHL 60 9 0.17 0.22 0.38 0.15 0.95 1.32 8 11 19 7 34 2 31 1 2 0.2 0.4 0.6 Clancy-1
1988-89 35 CGY NHL 51 8 0.22 0.14 0.35 0.16 0.51 1.41 9 6 15 7 23 2 22 0 -1 0.2 0.5 0.7
8 yrs CGY NHL 492 171 0.44 0.39 0.83 0.35 0.83 2.68 170 151 321 134 619 215 435 28 -3 24.7 5.1 29.7
7 yrs TOR NHL 477 187 0.46 0.50 0.96 0.39 0.78 3.29 190 213 403 162 697 207 478 77 89 35.2 8.3 43.5
3 yrs CLR NHL 142 58 0.46 0.53 0.99 0.41 0.84 3.92 52 60 112 45 205 78 201 29 -45 9.6 1.4 11.0
Career NHL 1111 416 0.45 0.46 0.91 0.37 0.81 3.10 412 424 836 340 1521 500 1114 134 41 69.5 14.8 84.3

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1974-75 21 TOR NHL 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
1975-76 22 TOR NHL 10 4 4 8 4 2 2 0 1
1976-77 23 TOR NHL 9 10 7 17 6 7 3 0 1
1977-78 24 TOR NHL 13 3 4 7 10 2 1 0 2
1978-79 25 TOR NHL 6 3 2 5 0 3 0 0 0
1981-82 28 CGY NHL 3 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 0
1982-83 29 CGY NHL 7 3 4 7 19 2 1 0 0
1983-84 30 CGY NHL 11 6 7 13 -2 6 3 3 0 1 31 19.4
1984-85 31 CGY NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
1985-86 32 CGY NHL 22 11 7 18 5 30 7 4 0 2 70 15.7
1986-87 33 CGY NHL 5 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
1987-88 34 CGY NHL 9 3 1 4 3 6 3 0 0 0 17 17.6
1988-89 35 CGY NHL SC 14 1 3 4 2 29 1 0 0 0 13 7.7
Career NHL 1 117 44 40 84 5 120 30 14 0 7 139 15.1

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1978-04-29 NYI TOR 2-1 NYI 1 4:13
1984-04-20 CGY CGY 5-4 EDM 1 1:04
1986-04-12 WIN CGY 4-3 WIN 1 8:25

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1969-70 16 Lethbridge Sugar Kings AJHL 34 2 9 11 19
1970-71 17 Lethbridge Sugar Kings AJHL 45 37 45 82 56
1970-71 17 Calgary Centennials WCJHL 6 0 2 2 6
1971-72 18 Medicine Hat Tigers WCJHL 68 50 64 114 54
1972-73 19 Medicine Hat Tigers WCJHL 68 62 77 139 84
1976-77 23 Canada Can-Cup 5 0 2 2 0
1978-79 25 NHL All-Stars Ch-Cup 3 0 0 0 2
1980-81 27 Canada WEC-A 8 3 0 3 4
Career 2 Seasons AJHL 79 39 54 93 75
Career 1 Season Can-Cup 5 0 2 2 0
Career 1 Season Ch-Cup 3 0 0 0 2
Career 3 Seasons WCJHL 142 112 143 255 144
Career 1 Season WEC-A 8 3 0 3 4

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1971-72 18 Medicine Hat Tigers WCJHL 7 2 2 4 6
1972-73 19 Medicine Hat Tigers WCJHL 17 18 19 37 6
1972-73 19 Medicine Hat Tigers M-Cup 2 0 0 0 2
Career 1 Season M-Cup 2 0 0 0 2
Career 2 Seasons WCJHL 24 20 21 41 12

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 16 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Lanny McDonald 10.0 9.8 9.2 8.6 8.4 6.8 6.6 5.9 4.8 4.4 3.1 2.5 1.7 1.3 0.7 0.6
Yvan Cournoyer 92.7 10.4 10.0 9.3 8.6 8.3 7.2 6.7 6.5 6.0 5.3 5.1 3.9 2.4 0.7 0.7 0.4
Miroslav Satan 92.5 10.0 9.1 8.3 8.3 7.1 6.8 6.3 5.3 5.0 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.1 1.9
Pat Verbeek 91.7 9.5 8.1 8.0 7.9 7.7 6.9 6.7 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.4 2.7 2.6 2.5 1.0 0.4
Alex Tanguay 91.5 10.5 9.3 8.4 8.3 8.2 7.1 6.1 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.0 2.8 2.4
Rick Middleton 91.5 9.3 8.9 8.8 8.7 8.4 8.4 5.5 5.5 5.4 3.4 3.2 2.9 2.7 1.9
Jacques Lemaire 91.2 10.9 10.3 9.1 8.4 8.2 7.4 6.9 6.4 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.5
Daniel Briere 91.1 10.0 9.3 8.0 7.9 7.7 6.7 6.5 5.5 5.1 3.0 2.0 1.8 1.1 0.1 0.1
Gary Roberts 89.6 10.0 9.7 8.1 6.9 6.5 5.8 5.6 5.3 5.0 4.0 3.4 3.3 1.3 0.9 0.8 0.3
Glenn Anderson 89.6 9.5 8.9 8.8 8.0 6.9 6.6 6.2 5.9 5.4 4.4 4.3 4.0 3.2 2.9 2.6 0.6
Bill Guerin 89.3 9.9 9.8 8.8 7.5 7.2 6.2 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.6 4.5 3.8 3.2 2.4 2.3 0.0
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Lanny McDonald 10.0 9.8 9.2 8.6 8.4 6.8 6.6 5.9 4.8 4.4 3.1 2.5 1.7 1.3 0.7 0.6
Yvan Cournoyer 92.7 10.4 10.0 9.3 8.6 8.3 7.2 6.7 6.5 6.0 5.3 5.1 3.9 2.4 0.7 0.7 0.4
Miroslav Satan 92.5 10.0 9.1 8.3 8.3 7.1 6.8 6.3 5.3 5.0 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.1 1.9
Rick Middleton 91.5 9.3 8.9 8.8 8.7 8.4 8.4 5.5 5.5 5.4 3.4 3.2 2.9 2.7 1.9
Alex Tanguay 91.5 10.5 9.3 8.4 8.3 8.2 7.1 6.1 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.0 2.8 2.4
Jacques Lemaire 91.2 10.9 10.3 9.1 8.4 8.2 7.4 6.9 6.4 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.5
Daniel Briere 91.1 10.0 9.3 8.0 7.9 7.7 6.7 6.5 5.5 5.1 3.0 2.0 1.8 1.1 0.1 0.1
Glenn Anderson 89.6 9.5 8.9 8.8 8.0 6.9 6.6 6.2 5.9 5.4 4.4 4.3 4.0 3.2 2.9 2.6 0.6
Busher Jackson 88.8 8.7 7.6 7.0 6.3 6.2 5.1 4.3 3.3 2.8 2.7 2.2 2.0 1.4 1.1 0.8
Brad Richards 88.6 9.3 9.0 8.9 8.0 7.5 7.2 5.9 5.9 5.6 5.0 4.4 4.0
Alexei Yashin 88.2 12.0 10.5 9.5 8.7 8.3 6.6 6.0 5.8 5.2 4.4 4.1 3.3

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

December 29, 1979: Traded to Colorado by Toronto with Joel Quenneville for Pat Hickey and Wilf Paiement, December 29, 1979.

November 25, 1981: Traded to Calgary by Colorado with Colorado's 4th round choice (later traded to NY Islanders - NY Islanders selected Mikko Makela) in 1983 Entry Draft for Bob MacMIllan and Don Lever, November 25, 1981.

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