Rick Pagnutti Ice hockey player

Rick Pagnutti (born November 14, 1946) is a former ice hockey player who was drafted first overall in the 1967 NHL Amateur Draft by the Los Angeles Kings but never played in the NHL.Pagnutti spent a ten-year career in the minor leagues, primarily for the Rochester Americans and Springfield Kings of the American Hockey League. He won the Governor's Trophy as the top defenceman in the International Hockey League in 1972. His son Matt Pagnutti played college hockey in the NCAA ranks and professionally in the ECHL.

Personal facts

Birth dateNovember 14, 1946
Birth place
Greater Sudbury
Height (meters)1.8542
Weight (Kilograms)83.916


Ice hockey player

Career start1967
Career end1977
draft1st overall
draft team
Los Angeles Kings
draft year1967
former team
International Hockey League (1945–2001)
Oklahoma City Blazers
Western Hockey League (1952–74)
Broome Dusters
North American Hockey League (1973–77)
Central Professional Hockey League
American Hockey League
Fort Wayne Komets
Rochester Americans
Springfield Falcons
Salt Lake Golden Eagles

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