|Regular Season Statistics with the Franchise
Stats in bold signifies team leader.
The Devils have had their fair share of Hobey Baker winners for top college player, and Emma is one of them, having
done that while playing for Boston College in 1991.
His pro debut was delayed until the end of the 91-92 season. He was part of the US Olympic team that played in
Albertville. But in those 15 games with Utica, he scored 11 points.
He was able to put together good seasons with both Utica and Albany while also seeing time with the Devils in the
following 2 seasons. He wasn't able to follow it up in 94-95, however; he only played 7 games all season due to an
ankle injury: 6 in New Jersey and one with the River Rats.
Frustrated that he wasn't getting playing time in New Jersey, and having been denied a request to Lou Lamoriello to be
put on waivers, he decided to play for the Detroit Vipers in the IHL while the last year of his contract with the Devils
ran out. He had a very successful season in the I, and it landed him a deal with the Boston Bruins. However, he didn't
stay in their system for long, either.
So he gave Austria a try. He had 3 good seasons over there before trying North America one last time, this time with the
Florida Panthers. He would get 6 NHL games, and 55 with the AHL's Louisville Panthers. He also played a season in
Portland, then the top farm team of the Washington Capitals, before going back to Europe, this time Germany, for one
After hockey, he put his marketing and finance degree to work, first working for Merrill Lynch, then co-founding his
own firm, Masterson, Emma & Associates in Naples, Florida. He acts as a financial advisor to athletes, both active
|David Anaclethe Emma
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 187 pounds
Born: 1.14.69 Cranston, Rhode Island
|How he arrived: Via Entry Draft
How he left: Signed as a free agent by the Boston Bruins, 8.27.96
|Entry Draft: 1989 Sixth Round Pick (110th overall) by the
New Jersey Devils