|Bruce Douglas Driver
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 185 pounds
Born: 4.29.62 Toronto, Ontario
|How he arrived: Via Entry Draft
How he left: Signed with the New York Rangers as a free agent, 9.28.95
|Regular Season Statistics with the Franchise
Stats in bold signifies team leader.
By the time I started following the game, Driver had already established himself as a capable offensive defenseman and
quarterback on the Devils' power play. It showed that year, too, having a career best in points with 55, and PPGs with 7.
It's not to take away from his defensive responsibilities, though. He knew how to play positional defense, and he was an
So when it came time to choose a new captain due to Kirk Muller's trade to the Canadiens, Driver would win out due to
the leadership capabilities he exhibited. And I'm sure it wasn't an easy choice, considering who was on the 1991-92
team. There were plenty of capable leaders even back then.
He would leave the Devils to go to a rival team (a trend that was getting all too common), but he would get that elusive
trophy in New Jersey. YOU know which one I'm talking about. lol
To this day, he's living in New Jersey, coaching girls' hockey at Morristown-Beard School. He was recognized for his
achievement on the amateur level as the recipient of the John McMullen Award in 2010.
|Entry Draft: 1981 Sixth Round Pick (108th overall) by the
|Playoff Statistics with the Franchise