Peter Maxwell McNab
Center
Left-Handed Shot
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 210 pounds
Born: 5.8.52 Vancouver, British Columbia
How he arrived: Signed as a free agent from the Vancouver Canucks, 8.20.85
How he left: Retired after the 86-87 season
Year
Team
GP
G
A
Pts.
+/-
PIM
SOG
PPG
PPA
PPP
SHG
SHA
SHP
GWG
1985-86
NJ
71
19
24
43
-11
14
93
6
4
10
0
0
0
0
1986-87
NJ
46
8
12
20
-14
8
49
2
1
3
0
0
0
2
Franchise
Career Totals
 
117
27
36
63
-25
22
142
8
5
13
0
0
0
2
Regular Season Statistics with the Franchise
Stats in bold signifies team leader.
Back in the day, McNab was quite the scorer when he played for the Sabres and the Boston Bruins. Basically, he was a
substitute for Phil Esposito after he was traded to the Rangers, both in position AND in style of play. (Never knew that
Espo was a power forward type.)

His numbers dipped by the mid-80s, but he was still able to provide some offense for a Devil team that was looking for
offense... oh, and leadership, too, for such a young group. Yup, Dad knew best when he signed him to play there. lol

He would stay with the Devils after retiring, becoming the colorman for the SportsChannel broadcast team. He stayed
with the Devils for 8 seasons before moving to Denver when the Quebec Nordiques did and doing color for the Avs.
He's been in Colorado ever since, currently with Altitude Sports and Entertainment, the Avs' cable home. (And really,
the move made sense in that he went to the University of Denver.)

He had also worked at 3 Olympics: for TNT in Nagano, for TSN in Salt Lake City, and for NBC in Torino.

A bit of trivia: He was the last Devil to play a game without wearing a helmet.
Entry Draft: 1972 Sixth Round Pick (85th overall) by the
Buffalo Sabres
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