Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Hartland Monahan
Right-winger Hartland Monahan played over 300 NHL games for six different clubs in the 1970s and '80s. He was a decent goal scorer who moved the puck well on the power play and could stay with his check.

The Montreal native was chosen 43rd overall by the California Golden Seals in 1971 after a fine amateur career with the Junior Canadiens. He spent most of his first three pro seasons in the minors and only made into one NHL for the Seals. Prior to the 1974-75 season, Monahan was traded to the New York Rangers for Brian Lavender. He played six games for New York but saw most of his game action with the WHL's Salt Lake Golden Eagles.

Monahan received a chance to play on a regular basis after the Washington Capitals in the 1975 Intra-League Draft claimed him. He formed a solid line with Guy Charron and Garnet Bailey and notched his only 20-goal season in 1976-77. He split the 1977-78 season between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Los Angeles Kings before the St. Louis Blues acquired him. Monahan retired in 1980-81 after playing two years with the Blues.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1968-69 Laval Saints MMJHL
1969-70 Montreal Jr. Canadiens OHA-Jr. 54 10 14 24 72 16 5 4 9 24
1969-70 Montreal Jr. Canadiens M-Cup 8 4 1 5 15
1970-71 Montreal Jr. Canadiens OHA-Jr. 43 14 29 43 135 11 9 10 19 25
1971-72 Baltimore Clippers AHL 20 1 1 2 4
1971-72 Columbus Seals IHL 36 8 19 27 55
1972-73 Salt Lake Golden Eagles WHL 61 18 34 52 60 9 5 2 7 6
1973-74 California Golden Seals NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0
1973-74 Salt Lake Golden Eagles WHL 66 14 28 42 76 5 1 2 3 2
1974-75 New York Rangers NHL 6 0 1 1 4 -2
1974-75 Providence Reds AHL 70 28 42 70 96 6 2 2 4 14
1975-76 Washington Capitals NHL 80 17 29 46 35 -49
1976-77 Washington Capitals NHL 79 23 27 50 37 -28
1977-78 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 7 2 0 2 2 -7
1977-78 Los Angeles Kings NHL 64 10 9 19 45 -13 2 0 0 0 0
1978-79 Springfield Indians AHL 76 30 36 66 71
1979-80 St. Louis Blues NHL 72 5 12 17 36 -22 3 0 0 0 0
1980-81 St. Louis Blues NHL 25 4 2 6 4 +2 1 0 0 0 4
NHL Totals 334 61 80 141 163 6 0 0 0 4


AHL Second All-Star Team (1975) Traded to NY Rangers by California for Brian Lavender, September 23, 1974. Claimed by Washington from NY Rangers in Intra-League Draft, June 17, 1975. Traded to Pittsburgh by Washington for Pittsburgh's 1st round choice (later traded to Minnesota - Minnesota selected Tom McCarthy) in 1979 Entry Draft, October 17, 1977. Traded to Los Angeles by Pittsburgh with Syl Apps Jr. for Dave Schultz, Gene Carr and Los Angeles' 4th round choice (Shane Pearsall) in 1978 Amateur Draft, November 2, 1977. Claimed by Quebec from Los Angeles in Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979. Traded to St. Louis by Quebec for cash, June 13, 1979.