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Mark Lamb
Mark Lamb
Center
Number: 8
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 180
Shoots: Left
Born: Aug 3, 1964
Birthplace: Ponteix, SK, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free agent by Detroit on July 28, 1986.
Drafted: CGY / 1982 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 4th (72nd overall)
Center Mark Lamb was a creative playmaker who extended his NHL career via a tenacious work ethic and sound defensive hockey. His career lasted parts of 11 seasons including one Stanley Cup triumph in Edmonton.

Born in Pontiac, Saskatchewan, Lamb scored 140 goals over three years in the WHL. He was drafted 72nd overall in 1982 by the Calgary Flames and spent two years with their AHL affiliate in Moncton. Since Calgary was deep at center, Lamb opted to sign as a free agent with the Detroit Red Wings. He split the 1986-87 season between the minors and the NHL but was effective when the Wings reached the semifinals.

Prior to the 1987-88 season, the hard-working pivot was claimed on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers. During his first two years in the organization, he played mostly in the AHL before playing an important two way role when the club retooled itself in 1989-90. He was one of the Oilers best players in the post-season with 17 points in 22 games as the club won its fifth Stanley Cup in seven seasons. Lamb spent two more years in Edmonton as the team declined in the regular-season, but over-achieved in the playoffs by reaching the semifinals two years in a row.

The tenacious competitor played briefly with the Ottawa Senators, Philadelphia Flyers, and Montreal Canadiens before closing out his NHL tenure. He retired in 1998 after spending a year with the EV Landshut club in Germany.

Courtesy of the Hockey Hall of Fame

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
T. Tatar 5 0 3 1 3
M. Green 5 1 1 -1 2
A. Athanasiou 5 1 0 1 1
G. Nyquist 5 1 0 2 1
H. Zetterberg 5 1 0 3 1
J. Abdelkader 5 1 0 -3 1
B. Richards 5 1 0 -4 1
D. Helm 5 1 0 -1 1
D. Larkin 5 1 0 -2 1
N. Kronwall 5 0 1 3 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 1 2 0 .945 1.36
J. Howard 0 2 0 .891 3.59