Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Perry Turnbull
Perry Turnbull was born March 9, 1959 in Bentley, Alberta. The first round, second overall selection of the St. Louis Blues in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft, Turnbull played two seasons in AJHL with the The Pas Blue Devils before joining the WCJHL's Calgary Centennials during the 1975-76 season.

An offensively gifted forward, Turnbull parts of four seasons in the WCJHL/WHL with stops in Calgary and Portland before making his NHL debut with St. Louis in 1979-80. Turnbull went on to play four full seasons with the Blues before being traded to the Montreal Canadiens in the early stages of the 1983-84 season. After only 40 games with Montreal, the Bentley, Alberta native was traded to the Winnipeg Jets where he played three seasons before returning for a second stint with the Blues in 1987-88.

In 1988-89, Turnbull took his game overseas, where he had stops in Italy, Switzerland and Germany before calling it a career at the end of the 1991-92 season.

Throughout his NHL career, Perry Turnbull played in 608 games, tallying 188 goals and 163 assists for 351 points.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1974-75 The Pas Blue Devils AJHL 69 6 4 10 134
1975-76 The Pas Blue Devils AJHL 45 27 23 50 140
1975-76 Calgary Centennials WCJHL 19 6 7 13 14
1976-77 Calgary Centennials WCJHL 10 8 5 13 33
1976-77 Portland Winter Hawks WCJHL 58 23 30 53 249 10 2 1 3 36
1977-78 Portland Winter Hawks WCJHL 57 36 27 63 318 8 2 3 5 44
1978-79 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 70 75 43 118 191 20 10 8 18 33
1979-80 St. Louis Blues NHL 80 16 19 35 124 -11 3 1 1 2 2
1980-81 St. Louis Blues NHL 75 34 22 56 209 +15
1981-82 St. Louis Blues NHL 79 33 26 59 161 -15 5 3 2 5 11
1982-83 St. Louis Blues NHL 79 32 15 47 172 -20 4 1 0 1 14
1983-84 St. Louis Blues NHL 32 14 8 22 81 -2
1983-84 Montreal Canadiens NHL 40 6 7 13 59 -12 9 1 2 3 10
1984-85 Winnipeg Jets NHL 66 22 21 43 130 +9 8 0 1 1 26
1985-86 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 20 31 51 183 -18 3 0 1 1 11
1986-87 Winnipeg Jets NHL 26 1 5 6 44 -2 1 0 0 0 10
1987-88 St. Louis Blues NHL 51 10 9 19 82 +8 1 0 0 0 2
1987-88 Peoria Rivermen IHL 3 5 0 5 4
1988-89 HC Asiago Italy 32 31 27 58 131
1989-90 Zurcher SC Swiss 1 0 0 0 0
1989-90 HC Alleghe Italy 34 24 29 53 68 1 1 1 2 5
1990-91 HC Bolzano Italy 18 14 8 22 29 10 8 3 11 41
1991-92 EC Dorsten German-3 42 55 50 105 187
NHL Totals 608 188 163 351 1245 34 6 7 13 86


WHL - Player of the Year (1979) Traded to Montreal by St. Louis for Doug Wickenheiser, Gilbert Delorme and Greg Paslawski, December 21, 1983. Traded to Winnipeg by Montreal for Lucien DeBlois, June 13, 1984. Traded to St. Louis by Winnipeg for St. Louis' 5th round pick (Ken Gernander) in 1987 NHL Draft, June 5, 1987.
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