Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Dave Parro
Dave Parro was born April 30, 1957 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The 2nd choice, 34th overall selection of the Boston Bruins in the 1977 NHL Entry Draft, Parro is a graduate of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League's Saskatoon Olympics and of the Western Canadian Junior Hockey League's Saskatoon Blades.

The Saskatoon, Saskatchewan spent two seasons between the pipes with the Blades earning WCJHL Second Team All-Star honors in 1977 before joining the American Hockey League's Rochester Americans in 1977-78. In only his first season as a professional, Parro strong play continued as he was named an AHL Second Team All-Star.

In 1978-79, Parro spent the majority of the season in Rochester while playing in a handful of games with the International Hockey League's Grand Rapids Owls before being claimed in by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1979 Expansion Draft.

Even though he had been claimed by Quebec, Parro was on the move yet again only two days later after the Nordiques traded him to the Washington Capitals. Upon being acquired by the Caps, Parro spent the 1979-80 season as a member of the AHL's Hershey Bears before making his NHL debut the following year.

Parro went on to split his 1980-81 season with the Caps and the AHL's Bears before earning a full time roster spot the following year. During the 1981-82 season, Parro played in 52 games with Washington before returning to Hershey the following year. Over the next two seasons, Parro played in only seven games with the Caps while spending the majority of his seasons in Hershey.

In 1984-85, Parro joined the IHL's Salt Lake Golden Eagles and over the next two years had stops in the "I" with Flint, Fort Wayne and Indianapolis.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP W L T SO Avg GP W L T SO Avg
1973-74 Saskatoon Olympics SJHL 29 0 4.21
1974-75 Saskatoon Olympics SJHL 35 0 4.34
1974-75 Saskatoon Blades WCJHL 1 1 0 0 0 2.00
1975-76 Saskatoon Blades WCJHL 36 28 6 2 1 3.40 9 1 3 1 0 4.49
1976-77 Saskatoon Blades WCJHL 69 28 26 12 1 3.73 6 2 4 0 0 3.83
1977-78 Rochester Americans AHL 46 25 16 3 0 3.65 3 2 1 0 0 3.00
1978-79 Grand Rapids Owls IHL 7 0 3.58
1978-79 Rochester Americans AHL 36 12 15 5 2 3.78
1979-80 Hershey Bears AHL 54 20 30 3 0 3.27 8 5 3 0 0 4.26
1980-81 Washington Capitals NHL 18 4 7 2 1 3.63
1980-81 Hershey Bears AHL 14 7 6 1 0 4.32
1981-82 Washington Capitals NHL 52 16 26 7 1 4.20
1982-83 Washington Capitals NHL 6 1 3 1 0 4.37
1982-83 Hershey Bears AHL 47 21 20 4 1 3.87 4 1 3 0 0 3.75
1983-84 Washington Capitals NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
1983-84 Hershey Bears AHL 42 12 21 5 1 5.01
1984-85 Salt Lake Golden Eagles IHL 28 11 14 3 0 3.66
1985-86 Flint Spirits IHL 46 10 34 0 0 5.30
1985-86 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 5 1 3 1 0 3.54
1986-87 Indianapolis Checkers IHL 32 16 14 0 3 4.18
NHL Totals 77 21 36 10 2 4.09


WCJHL Second All-Star Team (1977)
AHL Second All-Star Team (1983)
Claimed by Quebec from Boston in Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979. Traded to Washington by Quebec for Nelson Burton, June 15, 1979.