Dean Prentice

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-11 (180 cm) ▪ Weight: 180 lbs. (82 kg)

Born: October 5, 1932 in Schumacher, Ontario


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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Apr 25, 2015 11:25 AM

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
1952-53 20 NYR NHL 55 6 3 9 20
1953-54 21 NYR NHL 52 4 13 17 18
1954-55 22 NYR NHL 70 16 15 31 20
1955-56 23 NYR NHL 70 24 18 42 44
1956-57 24 NYR NHL 68 19 23 42 38
1957-58 25 NYR NHL 38 13 9 22 14 Byng-4
1958-59 26 NYR NHL 70 17 33 50 11
1959-60 27 NYR NHL 70 32 34 66 43 AS-2
1960-61 28 NYR NHL 56 20 25 45 17
1961-62 29 NYR NHL 68 22 38 60 20
1962-63 30 TOT NHL 68 19 34 53 22
1962-63 30 NYR NHL 49 13 25 38 18
1962-63 30 BOS NHL 19 6 9 15 4
1963-64 31 BOS NHL 70 23 16 39 37 17 5 1 3
1964-65 32 BOS NHL 31 14 9 23 12 10 3 1 2
1965-66 33 TOT NHL 69 13 31 44 18 9 3 1 2
1965-66 33 BOS NHL 50 7 22 29 10 4 3 0 1
1965-66 33 DET NHL 19 6 9 15 8 5 0 1 1
1966-67 34 DET NHL 68 23 22 45 18 17 5 1 1
1967-68 35 DET NHL 69 17 38 55 7 42 12 4 1 2 32 5 1 174 9.8
1968-69 36 DET NHL 74 14 20 34 -8 18 11 2 1 1 16 2 2 191 7.3
1969-70 37 PIT NHL 75 26 25 51 -20 14 14 12 0 2 18 7 0 205 12.7
1970-71 38 PIT NHL 69 21 17 38 -8 18 14 7 0 2 10 7 0 135 15.6
1971-72 39 MNS NHL 71 20 27 47 4 14 13 7 0 1 22 5 0 207 9.7
1972-73 40 MNS NHL 73 26 16 42 3 22 21 5 0 5 13 3 0 168 15.5
1973-74 41 MNS NHL 24 2 3 5 -11 4 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 36 5.6
11 yrs NYR NHL 666 186 236 422 263
4 yrs BOS NHL 170 50 56 106 63 31 11 2 6
4 yrs DET NHL 230 60 89 149 -1 86 45 11 4 5 48 7 3 365 8.5
3 yrs MNS NHL 168 48 46 94 -4 40 36 12 0 6 38 8 0 411 11.7
2 yrs PIT NHL 144 47 42 89 -28 32 28 19 0 4 28 14 0 340 13.8
Career NHL 1378 391 469 860 -33 484 140 53 6 21 114 29 3 1116 11.3

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
1952-53 20 NYR NHL 55 4 0.11 0.05 0.16 0.08 0.36 8 4 12 5 -0.9 0.5 -0.4
1953-54 21 NYR NHL 52 6 0.08 0.25 0.33 0.12 0.35 5 18 23 8 0.2 0.6 0.8
1954-55 22 NYR NHL 70 13 0.23 0.21 0.44 0.19 0.29 21 21 42 17 2.0 0.7 2.7
1955-56 23 NYR NHL 70 18 0.34 0.26 0.60 0.26 0.63 31 24 55 23 3.9 0.8 4.7
1956-57 24 NYR NHL 68 17 0.28 0.34 0.62 0.25 0.56 23 29 52 20 3.1 0.6 3.8
1957-58 25 NYR NHL 38 10 0.34 0.24 0.58 0.26 0.37 15 10 25 11 1.7 0.6 2.3 Byng-4
1958-59 26 NYR NHL 70 18 0.24 0.47 0.71 0.26 0.16 19 38 57 21 3.2 0.9 4.1
1959-60 27 NYR NHL 70 27 0.46 0.49 0.94 0.39 0.61 36 38 74 30 6.2 0.7 6.8 AS-2
1960-61 28 NYR NHL 56 18 0.36 0.45 0.80 0.32 0.30 21 27 48 19 3.4 0.5 4.0
1961-62 29 NYR NHL 68 22 0.32 0.56 0.88 0.33 0.29 23 40 63 23 4.2 1.1 5.3
1962-63 30 TOT NHL 68 20 0.28 0.50 0.78 0.29 0.32 20 37 57 21 3.5 0.7 4.2
1962-63 30 NYR NHL 49 14 0.27 0.51 0.78 0.29 0.37 14 27 41 15 2.5 0.6 3.1
1962-63 30 BOS NHL 19 6 0.32 0.47 0.79 0.30 0.21 6 10 16 6 1.0 0.1 1.1
1963-64 31 BOS NHL 70 17 0.33 0.23 0.56 0.24 0.53 26 18 44 19 2.8 0.8 3.6
1964-65 32 BOS NHL 31 10 0.45 0.29 0.74 0.33 0.39 15 10 25 11 2.2 0.3 2.5
1965-66 33 TOT NHL 69 16 0.19 0.45 0.64 0.23 0.26 13 32 45 16 1.9 0.7 2.6
1965-66 33 BOS NHL 50 10 0.14 0.44 0.58 0.20 0.20 7 23 30 10 0.9 0.4 1.3
1965-66 33 DET NHL 19 6 0.32 0.47 0.79 0.30 0.42 6 9 15 6 1.0 0.3 1.3
1966-67 34 DET NHL 68 18 0.34 0.32 0.66 0.27 0.26 25 24 49 20 3.1 0.7 3.8
1967-68 35 DET NHL 69 20 0.25 0.55 0.80 0.29 0.61 2.52 18 42 60 21 77 14 71 15 7 3.9 0.9 4.8
1968-69 36 DET NHL 74 13 0.19 0.27 0.46 0.18 0.24 2.58 14 20 34 13 51 6 77 24 -8 1.0 0.6 1.6
1969-70 37 PIT NHL 75 21 0.35 0.33 0.68 0.28 0.19 2.73 26 26 52 21 74 28 66 0 -20 3.9 0.6 4.6
1970-71 38 PIT NHL 69 16 0.30 0.25 0.55 0.24 0.26 1.96 19 16 35 15 60 22 46 0 -8 2.4 0.9 3.2
1971-72 39 MNS NHL 71 18 0.28 0.38 0.66 0.26 0.20 2.92 20 27 47 18 62 16 42 0 4 3.0 1.4 4.3
1972-73 40 MNS NHL 73 18 0.36 0.22 0.58 0.25 0.30 2.30 24 15 39 17 56 9 44 0 3 2.4 0.9 3.3
1973-74 41 MNS NHL 24 2 0.08 0.13 0.21 0.08 0.17 1.50 2 3 5 2 9 0 20 0 -11 -0.4 0.0 -0.4
11 yrs NYR NHL 666 168 0.28 0.35 0.63 0.25 0.39 216 276 492 193 29.6 7.5 37.2
4 yrs BOS NHL 170 42 0.29 0.33 0.62 0.25 0.37 54 61 115 46 6.9 1.5 8.4
4 yrs DET NHL 230 57 0.26 0.39 0.65 0.25 0.37 2.55 63 95 158 60 128 20 148 39 -1 9.0 2.4 11.5
3 yrs MNS NHL 168 39 0.29 0.27 0.56 0.23 0.24 2.45 46 45 91 37 127 25 106 0 -4 5.0 2.3 7.3
2 yrs PIT NHL 144 38 0.33 0.29 0.62 0.26 0.22 2.36 45 42 87 36 134 50 112 0 -28 6.3 1.5 7.8
Career NHL 1378 344 0.28 0.34 0.62 0.25 0.35 2.45 424 519 943 373 389 95 366 39 -33 56.8 15.3 72.1

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1955-56 23 NYR NHL 5 1 0 1 2
1956-57 24 NYR NHL 5 0 2 2 4
1957-58 25 NYR NHL 6 1 3 4 4
1961-62 29 NYR NHL 3 0 2 2 0
1965-66 33 DET NHL 12 5 5 10 4
1969-70 37 PIT NHL 10 2 5 7 8 1 1 0 0
1971-72 39 MNS NHL 7 3 0 3 0 3 0 0 1
1972-73 40 MNS NHL 6 1 0 1 16 0 1 0 0
Career NHL 54 13 17 30 38 4 2 0 1

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
1950-51 18 Guelph Biltmores OHA-Jr. 51 20 16 36 26
1951-52 19 Guelph Biltmores OHA-Jr. 51 48 27 75 68
1952-53 20 Guelph Biltmores OHA-Jr. 5 1 1 2 16
1976-77 44 Traverse City Bays USHL 28 5 22 27 4
Career 3 Seasons OHA-Jr. 107 69 44 113 110
Career 1 Season USHL 28 5 22 27 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
1950-51 18 Guelph Biltmores OHA-Jr. 4 1 1 2 15
1951-52 19 Guelph Biltmores OHA-Jr. 23 21 10 31 28
1951-52 19 Guelph Biltmores M-Cup 12 13 5 18 14
Career 1 Season M-Cup 12 13 5 18 14
Career 2 Seasons OHA-Jr. 27 22 11 33 43

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 22 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
Dean Prentice 6.8 5.3 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.3 3.2 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.3 1.6 0.8 -0.4 -0.4
Dale Hunter 90.8 6.0 5.7 5.3 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.4 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.3 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.4 1.7 1.6 0.2
George Armstrong 90.5 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.4 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.6 3.3 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.6 1.7 1.5 1.4 0.4 -0.1
Greg Adams 88.7 5.9 5.4 5.3 5.1 4.8 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.4 2.7 2.5 2.0 1.9 1.5 1.2
Scott Mellanby 87.1 6.9 6.4 5.9 5.8 5.1 4.9 4.2 3.5 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.0 1.8 1.4 1.3 0.5 -0.1
Ron Ellis 86.4 6.4 5.4 5.4 5.3 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.5 2.0 0.7 0.0 -0.3
Martin Gelinas 86.1 7.6 5.7 5.6 5.3 4.6 4.2 4.1 3.4 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.4 1.9 1.9 1.6 1.6 1.1 0.1
Trevor Linden 84.6 7.6 6.3 6.0 5.9 5.7 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 2.9 2.4 2.0 1.0 0.7
Brent Sutter 84.5 9.2 6.0 5.6 5.0 4.6 4.5 4.3 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.6 2.7 2.7 2.6 1.3 1.1 0.4 -0.4
Claude Lemieux 83.7 7.6 6.8 6.4 5.7 5.3 4.9 4.5 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.4 3.2 2.4 2.3 1.2 0.8 0.7 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.3
Ralph Backstrom 82.9 6.7 5.6 4.5 4.2 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.4 3.1 3.0 2.6 2.1 2.1 1.8 0.0 -0.1
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 18 19 20 21 22
Dean Prentice 6.8 5.3 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.3 3.2 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.3 1.6 0.8 -0.4 -0.4
Dale Hunter 90.8 6.0 5.7 5.3 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.4 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.3 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.4 1.7 1.6 0.2
George Armstrong 90.5 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.4 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.6 3.3 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.6 1.7 1.5 1.4 0.4 -0.1
Greg Adams 88.7 5.9 5.4 5.3 5.1 4.8 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.4 2.7 2.5 2.0 1.9 1.5 1.2
Scott Mellanby 87.1 6.9 6.4 5.9 5.8 5.1 4.9 4.2 3.5 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.0 1.8 1.4 1.3 0.5 -0.1
Ron Ellis 86.4 6.4 5.4 5.4 5.3 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.5 2.0 0.7 0.0 -0.3
Martin Gelinas 86.1 7.6 5.7 5.6 5.3 4.6 4.2 4.1 3.4 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.4 1.9 1.9 1.6 1.6 1.1 0.1
Trevor Linden 84.6 7.6 6.3 6.0 5.9 5.7 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 2.9 2.4 2.0 1.0 0.7
Brent Sutter 84.5 9.2 6.0 5.6 5.0 4.6 4.5 4.3 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.6 2.7 2.7 2.6 1.3 1.1 0.4 -0.4
Claude Lemieux 83.7 7.6 6.8 6.4 5.7 5.3 4.9 4.5 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.4 3.2 2.4 2.3 1.2 0.8 0.7 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.3
Ralph Backstrom 82.9 6.7 5.6 4.5 4.2 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.4 3.1 3.0 2.6 2.1 2.1 1.8 0.0 -0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

February 4, 1963: Traded to Boston by NY Rangers for Don McKenney and Dick Meissner, February 4, 1963; terms of transaction stipulated that Meissner would report to the NY Rangers following the 1962-63 season.

December 27, 1964: Missed remainder of 1964-65 due to back injury vs. Chicago, December 27, 1964.

February 16, 1966: Traded to Detroit by Boston with Leo Boivin for Gary Doak, Ron Murphy, Bill Lesuk and future considerations (Steve Atkinson, June 6, 1966), February 16, 1966.

June 11, 1969: Claimed by Pittsburgh from Detroit in Intra-League Draft, June 11, 1969.

October 6, 1971: Traded to Minnesota by Pittsburgh for cash, October 6, 1971.

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