Position Left Wing
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
180 lb (82 kg/12 st 12 lb)
Pro clubs Boston Bruins
New York Islanders
Ottawa Senators
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Dallas Stars
Los Angeles Kings
St. Louis Blues
New York Rangers
Nationality 22x20px United States
Born April 28, 1969 (1969-04-28) (age 49),
Boston, MA, U.S.
NHL Draft Rnd 5, 98th overall, 1987
Boston Bruins
Pro career 1991 – 2004

</div></div> Edward "Ted" Paul Donato (born April 28 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts) is a retired ice hockey player who played in the NHL.


Donato was selected 98th overall in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft by the Boston Bruins. He played hockey at his high school, Catholic Memorial, before moving on to play college hockey at Harvard University then moving to the NHL for the 1991–92 season. He played 796 career NHL games, scoring 150 goals and 197 assists for 347 points. During his career, Donato played for the Bruins, New York Islanders, Ottawa Senators, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Dallas Stars, Los Angeles Kings, St. Louis Blues, and New York Rangers.

Donato is the second professional hockey player to appear on the show The Price Is Right (he made it to the Showcase Showdown), the first player in the NHL to appear. Forward Christian Larrivée of the Long Beach Ice Dogs in the ECHL appeared, winning over $20,000 in Plinko.

Donato is currently the head coach for the Harvard University hockey team.

Awards & achievementsEdit

  • NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1989)
  • NCAA Championship Tournament MVP (1989)
  • ECAC First All-Star Team (1991)

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1988–89Harvard UniversityNCAA3414375130----------
1989–90Harvard UniversityNCAA16561134----------
1990–91Harvard UniversityNCAA2819375626--------
1991–92Boston BruinsNHL101238153474
1992–93Boston BruinsNHL821520356140110
1993–94Boston BruinsNHL84223254591342610
1994–95Boston BruinsNHL471010201050004
1994–95TuTo TurkuFNL14551047----------
1995–96Boston BruinsNHL822326494651232
1996–97Boston BruinsNHL6725265137----------
1997–98Boston BruinsNHL791623395450002
1998–99Boston BruinsNHL141344----------
1998–99New York IslandersNHL557111827----------
1998–99Ottawa SenatorsNHL133251010000
1999–00Anaheim DucksNHL8111193026----------
2000–01Dallas StarsNHL65817252680110
2001–02Bridgeport Sound TigersAHL10000----------
2001–02New York IslandersNHL10000----------
2001–02Los Angeles KingsNHL20002----------
2001–02Manchester MonarchsAHL361825431951340
2001–02St. Louis BluesNHL20002----------
2002–03Hartford Wolf PackAHL188122014----------
2002–03New York RangersNHL492136----------
2003–04Boston BruinsNHL6365111820000
2003–04Providence BruinsAHL15391224----------
NHL Totals796150197347396588101822
NCAA Totals78388011890588101822
AHL Totals702946755451340

Coaching statisticsEdit

    Regular Season
Year Team League GP W L T Win %
2004–05Harvard UniversityNCAA34211030.662
2005–06Harvard UniversityNCAA35211220.629
2006–07Harvard UniversityNCAA33141720.455
NCAA Totals 102 56 39 7 0.559

See alsoEdit

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