Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Ray Cote
Hailing from Pincher Creek, Alberta center Ray Cote was born on May 31st, 1961 and played his junior hockey with the Calgary Wranglers. Cote turned professional in 1981 when he inked a deal with the Edmonton Oilers.

Cote's first pro season was spent in the minors with the Wichita Wind and his entire second campaign was also spent in the minors, this time with the Moncton Alpines of the American Hockey League. At seasons end Cote got the call from Edmonton and joined the Oilers for the 1983 playoffs.

With Edmonton that spring Cote suited up for 14 games and scored 3 goals and 2 assists for five points. During the next two seasons Cote joined the Oilers for 15 more games, this time all during the regular season, but he was unable to record a point.

After his time in the Oilers organization Cote had four stints with the Canadian National Team, two seasons in Germany and two in Austria before retiring following the 1991-92 campaign, which was his second tour of duty in Germany.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1977-78 Pincher Creek Panthers AJHL 59 13 34 47 12
1977-78 Billings Bighorns WCJHL 2 0 1 1 0
1978-79 Calgary Chinooks AJHL 53 17 30 47 35
1978-79 Calgary Wranglers WHL 7 2 1 3 0
1979-80 Calgary Wranglers WHL 72 33 34 67 43
1980-81 Calgary Wranglers WHL 70 36 52 88 73 22 10 13 23 11
1981-82 Wichita Wind CHL 80 20 34 54 83 7 3 2 5 2
1982-83 Moncton Alpines AHL 80 28 63 91 35
1982-83 Edmonton Oilers NHL 14 3 2 5 0
1983-84 Edmonton Oilers NHL 13 0 0 0 2 -5
1983-84 Moncton Alpines AHL 66 26 36 62 99
1984-85 Edmonton Oilers NHL 2 0 0 0 2 0
1984-85 Nova Scotia Oilers AHL 79 36 43 79 63 6 2 3 5 0
1985-86 Schwenninger ERC W.German 18 12 11 23 14
1985-86 Canada Nat-Tm 8 1 3 4 6
1985-86 Nova Scotia Oilers AHL 20 7 3 10 17
1986-87 Canada Nat-Tm 68 20 30 50 34
1986-87 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 9 2 6 8 2
1987-88 Vienna EV Austria 21 12 9 21 10
1988-89 Vienna EV Austria 40 18 31 49
1988-89 Canada Nat-Tm 8 2 2 4 4
1989-90 Boras HC Sweden-3 31 19 23 42 38 3 1 0 1 4
1990-91 Canada Nat-Tm 18 4 7 11 6
1991-92 Mannheimer ERC Germany 11 3 8 11 0
1991-92 HC Davos Swiss-2 4 1 0 1
NHL Totals 15 0 0 0 4 14 3 2 5 0


Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, October 6, 1981.
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