Courtenay, British Columbia
Years Played: 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
David Oliver is originally from Courtenay, British Columbia and played hockey for the Vernon Lakers before entering the University of Michigan. He played right wing for Coach Red Berenson from 1991-1994.
He had 107 goals and ninety-eight assists for a career total of 205 points. He ranks twelfth in points for forwards at Michigan and fifth in goals. He had fifty-two power play goals, ranking him second in Michigan history. David Oliver ranks first in game winning goals with twenty-one in his career.
After graduating from the Michigan, David Oliver played professional hockey for more than ten years with a number of teams in the International and American Hockey Leagues, as well as several European teams. He played for several National Hockey League teams as well, including the Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers, Ottawa Senators, Phoenix Coyotes, and Dallas Stars. After retiring from playing, David Oliver moved into management, serving as the Lake Erie Monsters’ Director of AHL Operations. He is currently the Director of Player Development for the Colorado Avalanche.
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