Rick Meagher

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-9 (175 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs. (87 kg)

Born: November 2, 1953 in Belleville, Ontario
Amateur Teams: Boston University

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
1979-80 26 MTL NHL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980-81 27 HAR NHL 27 7 10 17 2 19 7 0 0 0 9 1 0 73 9.6
1981-82 28 HAR NHL 65 24 19 43 -4 51 21 2 1 2 16 3 0 171 14.0
1982-83 29 TOT NHL 61 15 14 29 -24 11 8 7 0 1 9 5 0 138 10.9
1982-83 29 HAR NHL 4 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0
1982-83 29 NJD NHL 57 15 14 29 -21 11 8 7 0 1 9 5 0 135 11.1
1983-84 30 NJD NHL 52 14 14 28 -9 16 12 2 0 2 10 4 0 125 11.2
1984-85 31 NJD NHL 71 11 20 31 -13 22 9 1 1 1 17 1 2 139 7.9 Selke-25
1985-86 32 STL NHL 79 11 19 30 -1 28 8 0 3 3 19 0 0 109 10.1 Selke-11
1986-87 33 STL NHL 80 18 21 39 -9 54 14 2 2 1 19 2 0 170 10.6 Selke-19
1987-88 34 STL NHL 76 18 16 34 0 76 13 0 5 3 15 1 0 113 15.9 Selke-5
1988-89 35 STL NHL 78 15 14 29 9 53 14 0 1 1 14 0 0 109 13.8 Byng-21,Selke-4
1989-90 36 STL NHL 76 8 17 25 4 47 6 0 2 1 14 0 3 99 8.1 Selke-1
1990-91 37 STL NHL 24 3 1 4 0 6 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 21 14.3
6 yrs STL NHL 413 73 88 161 3 264 58 2 13 9 82 3 3 621 11.8
3 yrs HAR NHL 96 31 29 60 -5 70 28 2 1 2 25 4 0 247 12.6
3 yrs NJD NHL 180 40 48 88 -43 49 29 10 1 4 36 10 2 399 10.0
1 yr MTL NHL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 691 144 165 309 -45 383 115 14 15 15 143 17 5 1267 11.4

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
1979-80 26 MTL NHL 2 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
1980-81 27 HAR NHL 27 7 0.26 0.37 0.63 0.25 0.70 2.70 5 8 13 5 25 3 25 5 2 0.6 0.4 1.0
1981-82 28 HAR NHL 65 18 0.37 0.29 0.66 0.28 0.78 2.63 17 14 31 13 63 9 75 17 -4 1.9 1.0 2.9
1982-83 29 TOT NHL 61 12 0.25 0.23 0.48 0.20 0.18 2.26 12 11 23 10 41 18 57 10 -24 0.7 0.5 1.2
1982-83 29 HAR NHL 4 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.75 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 -3 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
1982-83 29 NJD NHL 57 12 0.26 0.25 0.51 0.21 0.19 2.37 12 11 23 10 41 18 54 10 -21 0.9 0.5 1.4
1983-84 30 NJD NHL 52 12 0.27 0.27 0.54 0.22 0.31 2.40 11 11 22 9 39 10 41 3 -9 0.9 0.7 1.6
1984-85 31 NJD NHL 71 12 0.15 0.28 0.44 0.16 0.31 1.96 9 16 25 9 43 3 76 23 -13 0.2 0.8 1.0 Selke-25
1985-86 32 STL NHL 79 11 0.14 0.24 0.38 0.14 0.35 1.38 9 15 24 9 37 1 78 41 -1 -0.3 1.0 0.7 Selke-11
1986-87 33 STL NHL 80 16 0.23 0.26 0.49 0.19 0.68 2.13 15 18 33 13 50 5 80 26 -9 1.1 1.0 2.1 Selke-19
1987-88 34 STL NHL 76 14 0.24 0.21 0.45 0.18 1.00 1.49 15 13 28 12 47 2 79 34 0 0.9 1.1 2.0 Selke-5
1988-89 35 STL NHL 78 12 0.19 0.18 0.37 0.15 0.68 1.40 12 11 23 10 45 0 74 38 9 0.2 1.4 1.5 Byng-21,Selke-4
1989-90 36 STL NHL 76 9 0.11 0.22 0.33 0.12 0.62 1.30 7 14 21 8 36 0 68 36 4 -0.5 1.2 0.7 Selke-1
1990-91 37 STL NHL 24 2 0.13 0.04 0.17 0.08 0.25 0.88 3 1 4 2 10 1 11 2 0 -0.4 0.3 -0.1
6 yrs STL NHL 413 63 0.18 0.21 0.39 0.15 0.64 1.50 61 72 133 53 225 9 390 177 3 1.0 5.9 6.9
3 yrs HAR NHL 96 25 0.32 0.30 0.63 0.26 0.73 2.57 22 22 44 18 88 12 103 22 -5 2.3 1.4 3.7
3 yrs NJD NHL 180 35 0.22 0.27 0.49 0.20 0.27 2.22 32 38 70 28 123 31 171 36 -43 2.0 2.0 4.0
1 yr MTL NHL 2 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
Career NHL 691 124 0.21 0.24 0.45 0.18 0.55 1.83 115 132 247 99 436 52 664 235 -45 5.3 9.3 14.6

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1985-86 32 STL NHL 19 4 4 8 8 12 3 0 1 0 34 11.8
1986-87 33 STL NHL 6 0 0 0 -4 11 0 0 0 0 10 0.0
1987-88 34 STL NHL 10 0 0 0 -5 8 0 0 0 0 17 0.0
1988-89 35 STL NHL 10 3 2 5 4 6 3 0 0 1 16 18.8
1989-90 36 STL NHL 8 1 0 1 -2 2 1 0 0 0 10 10.0
1990-91 37 STL NHL 9 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 8 0.0
Career NHL 62 8 7 15 1 41 7 0 1 1 95 8.4

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1989-04-06 STL STL 4-3 MNS 1 5:30

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
1973-74 20 Boston University Terriers ECAC 30 19 21 40 26
1974-75 21 Boston University Terriers ECAC 32 25 28 53 80
1975-76 22 Boston University Terriers ECAC 28 12 25 37 22
1976-77 23 Boston University Terriers ECAC 34 34 46 80 42
1977-78 24 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 57 20 27 47 33
1978-79 25 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 79 35 46 81 57
1979-80 26 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 64 32 44 76 53
1980-81 27 Binghamton Whalers AHL 50 23 35 58 54
1983-84 30 Maine Mariners AHL 10 6 4 10 2
Career 5 Seasons AHL 260 116 156 272 199
Career 4 Seasons ECAC 124 90 120 210 170

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1977-78 24 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 11 5 3 8 11
1978-79 25 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 10 1 6 7 11
1979-80 26 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 6 3 4 7 2
Career 3 Seasons AHL 27 9 13 22 24

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 12 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Rick Meagher 2.9 2.1 2.0 1.6 1.5 1.2 1.0 1.0 0.7 0.7 -0.1 -0.1
Rich Sutter 89.7 2.5 2.3 2.0 1.4 1.4 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.5 -0.1 -0.1
Chad Kilger 85.9 2.8 2.4 2.4 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.4 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.0 -0.1
Claude Lapointe 83.6 2.3 1.8 1.8 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.0 1.0 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.2
Dave Reid 83.3 2.9 2.0 1.5 1.2 1.2 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.0 -0.1
Boyd Devereaux 83.1 2.4 2.3 1.9 1.3 1.2 1.1 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 -0.5
Arron Asham 83.1 3.6 2.4 2.1 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.0 0.5 0.3 -0.2 -0.2
Shjon Podein 82.2 2.9 2.2 2.2 1.9 1.7 1.5 1.4 0.4 0.3 0.0 -0.1
Doug Jarvis 81.3 3.0 2.4 2.2 2.0 1.8 1.7 1.0 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.2
Jay Pandolfo 80.4 2.9 2.5 2.5 1.7 1.2 1.0 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.4 -0.2 -0.6
Gino Cavallini 79.9 2.9 2.8 1.8 1.3 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.7
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
Rick Meagher 2.9 2.1 2.0 1.6 1.5 1.2 1.0 1.0 0.7 0.7 -0.1 -0.1
Chad Kilger 85.9 2.8 2.4 2.4 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.4 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.0 -0.1
Rich Sutter 84.9 2.5 2.3 2.0 1.4 1.4 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.5 -0.1 -0.1 -0.8
Boyd Devereaux 83.1 2.4 2.3 1.9 1.3 1.2 1.1 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 -0.5
Arron Asham 82.7 3.6 2.4 2.1 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3
Shjon Podein 82.2 2.9 2.2 2.2 1.9 1.7 1.5 1.4 0.4 0.3 0.0 -0.1
Doug Jarvis 81.2 3.0 2.4 2.2 2.0 1.8 1.7 1.0 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.0
Leon Rochefort 80.9 3.9 2.6 2.4 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.0 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Gino Cavallini 79.9 2.9 2.8 1.8 1.3 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.7
Rob DiMaio 79.1 2.5 2.3 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.0 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.0 0.0 -0.2 -0.4 -1.1
Tim Higgins 78.2 4.2 2.9 2.4 2.0 1.5 1.2 1.0 1.0 0.7 0.7 0.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

June 27, 1977: Signed as a free agent by Montreal, June 27, 1977.

June 5, 1980: Traded to Hartford by Montreal with Montreal's 3rd (Paul MacDermid) and 5th (Dan Bourbonnais) round choices in 1981 Entry Draft for Hartford's 3rd (Dieter Hegen) and 5th (Steve Rooney) round choices in 1981 Entry Draft, June 5, 1980.

October 15, 1982: Traded to New Jersey by Hartford with Garry Howatt for Merlin Malinowski and the rights to Scott Fusco, October 15, 1982.

August 29, 1985: Traded to St. Louis by New Jersey with New Jersey's 12th round choice (Bill Butler) in 1986 Entry Draft for Perry Anderson, August 29, 1985.

Links

Error? Google Search WhatIfSports: Rick Meagher