|Greg Daren Adams
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 195 pounds
Born: 8.1.63 Nelson, British Columbia
|How he arrived: Signed as an undrafted free agent, 6.25.84
How he left: Traded to the Vancouver Canucks with Kirk McLean, and Devils' 2nd round pick in the
1988 E.D. for Patrik Sundstrom and Canucks' 2nd and 4th round picks in the 1988 E.D., 9.15.87
|Regular Season Statistics with the Franchise
Stats in bold signifies team leader.
Gus Adams had always been a strong offensive player in both juniors and college. (Although it was unusual at the time
to find potential hockey talent at the University of Northern Arizona.) His time with Devils, particularly playing with
the Maine Mariners, shaped his defensive play.
His biggest impact with the Devils came in his first full season in New Jersey, where he lead the team in scoring with 77
points. He only saw that high a point total one other time in his career.
That season did raise his stock considerably. Enough for him to be part of a rebuilding process with the Vancouver
Canucks that ultimately lead to him playing in the Stanley Cup Finals in 1994 with a trade in 1987.
It was hard for him to stay healthy, though. He missed a lot of time over the years in Vancouver, as well as while with
the Dallas Stars.
After leaving Dallas, he played 2 seasons in Phoenix, 1 with the Panthers, and lastly, played with Frankfurt in the DEL
Gus is not to be confused with a Greg C. Adams. That Greg Adams played with the Washington Capitals the same time
Gus joined the Devils.