Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Doug Berry
As a young player in the BCJHL Doug Berry had the ability to put the puck in the net, but it was his playmaking skills that was the strength of his game. He was known for his accurate passing and ability to find his linemates open down the wings. In his last year in the BCJHL he led the league with 103 assists to go along with 37 goals.

In 1975-76 Berry enrolled at the University of Denver where he played on the school team for three years. In the summer of 1977 he was selected in the third round, 38th overall in the NHL Amateur Draft by the Colorado Rockies. Upon leaving school after the 1977-78 season Berry decided to try his hand at the WHA, having also been selected by the Calgary Cowboys in 1977. However, with the Calgary franchise folded, Berry was a free agent and opted to sign with the Edmonton Oilers where he played for a year, before the WHA itself folded after the 1978-79 season.

Berry was re-claimed by Colorado in the 1979 NHL Expansion Draft where he played for a year-and-a-half. In 1981-82 Berry was presented with the opportunity to play in Germany, With the exception of one year in Switzerland, Berry played ten of his last eleven years in Germany, retiring after the 1991-92 season. Berry's younger brother Ken also played in the NHL with Edmonton and Vancouver.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1974-75 Kelowna Buckaroos BCJHL 66 37 103 140 45
1975-76 University of Denver WCHA 39 12 28 40 32
1976-77 University of Denver WCHA 40 17 41 58 42
1977-78 University of Denver WCHA 32 25 39 64 34
1978-79 Edmonton Oilers WHA 29 6 3 9 4
1978-79 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 44 19 34 53 15 9 0 7 7 0
1979-80 Colorado Rockies NHL 75 7 23 30 16 -23
1980-81 Colorado Rockies NHL 46 3 10 13 9 -15
1980-81 Fort Worth Texans CHL 23 8 7 15 2 5 1 3 4 4
1981-82 Wichita Wind CHL 10 4 5 9 2 7 0 4 4 0
1981-82 Mannheimer ERC W.German 44 19 37 56 30
1982-83 Mannheimer ERC W.German 36 19 34 53 36
1983-84 Mannheimer ERC W.German 47 26 47 73 36
1984-85 Geneve-Servette HC Swiss-2 26 24 18 42 14 14 14 15 29
1985-86 Kolner EC W.German 36 25 24 49 8 10 6 7 13 2
1986-87 Kolner EC W.German 33 11 38 49 28 9 8 12 20 10
1987-88 Kolner EC W.German 36 15 33 48 24 11 7 7 14 6
1988-89 Kolner EC W.German 29 9 23 32 23 9 1 4 5 6
1989-90 Kolner EC W.German 36 15 24 39 26 8 3 7 10 4
1990-91 Kolner EC Germany 44 13 40 53 39 14 3 8 11 6
1991-92 Kolner EC Germany 32 13 25 38 18 3 0 0 0 4
NHL Totals 121 10 33 43 25


Brother of Ken
BCJHL First All-Star Team (1975)
WCHA First All-Star Team (1978)
NCAA West First All-American Team (1978)
Selected by Calgary (WHA) in 1977 WHA Amateur Draft, May, 1977. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton (WHA) after Calgary (WHA) franchise folded, July, 1978. Reclaimed by Colorado from Edmonton (WHA) prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979.