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Dennis Riggin
Dennis Riggin
Goaltender
Number: 1
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 156
Catches: Left
Born: Apr 11, 1936
Birthplace: Kincardine, ON, Canada
The father of former NHL goaltender Pat Riggin, Dennis Riggin spent five seasons in the Ontario Hockey Association Junior "A" Hockey League with Windsor and Hamilton, playing in one game with the Hamilton Tigers of the Ontario Hockey Association Senior "A" Hockey League before he joined the Edmonton Flyers of the Western Hockey League.

Riggin played in eight games for the Flyers before joining them on full time basis during the 1956-57 season. In his first complete season in Edmonton, Dennis Riggin was a WHL Prairie Division Second Team All-Star goaltender as well as WHL Prairie Division Rookie of the Year.

In 1957-58, Riggin split his time with the Flyers and the WHL's Calgary Stampeders, and for the second consecutive season was recognised as the WHL Prairie Division First Team All-Star goaltender.

Although he spent the majority of the 1958-59 season in Edmonton with the Flyers, Dennis Riggin made his NHL debut with the Detroit Red Wings, where in nine games he went 2-6-1 with a 3.49 GAA.

The 1960-61 season was a return to Edmonton and another year of solid play in goal for the Flyers, earning Riggin a WHL Prairie Division Second Team All-Star selection. In November of 1961, Dennis Riggin suffered eventual career-ending eye injury 10 games into the season vs. Seattle. Even after suffering such an injury, Riggin played one more season before having to retire from the game.

Following his eye injury in 1960-61, Dennis Riggin played in nine games with the Red Wings during the 1961-62 season going 5-3-1 with 3.00 GAA while splitting his time with Edmonton and Pittsburgh Hornets of the American Hockey League.

Due to his injury that he suffered during the 1960-61 season, Dennis Riggin retired from the game of hockey having played in 18 career NHL games with 7-9-2 record and a 3.12 GAA.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 248 187 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 237 199 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 245 224 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 217 204 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 227 248 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 212 223 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 176 209 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 183 219 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
H. Zetterberg 77 17 49 -6 66
P. Datsyuk 63 26 39 12 65
T. Tatar 82 29 27 6 56
G. Nyquist 82 27 27 -11 54
J. Abdelkader 71 23 21 3 44
N. Kronwall 80 9 35 -4 44
R. Sheahan 79 13 23 -3 36
D. Helm 75 15 18 7 33
D. DeKeyser 80 2 29 11 31
S. Weiss 52 9 16 -2 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Howard 23 13 11 .910 2.44
P. Mrazek 16 9 2 .918 2.38

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