Darcy Tucker

Ice Hockey Player
Born Mar 15, 1975

Darcy Tucker is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player, who played most of his National Hockey League (NHL) career with the Toronto Maple Leafs. A sixth round draft choice, Tucker began his NHL career with the Montreal Canadiens. Throughout his NHL career he also played for the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Colorado Avalanche.… Read More

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1975 Birth Born on March 15, 1975.


1992 17 Years Old Tucker is one of three players, along with Tyson Nash and Ryan Huska, that were a part of all three Kamloops Blazers Memorial Cup wins in 1992, 1994 and 1995. … Read More
1993 18 Years Old Tucker was drafted in the sixth round (151st overall) by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft.


1998 23 Years Old 1 More Event
He was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning with Stéphane Richer and David Wilkie for Patrick Poulin, Igor Ulanov and Mick Vukota in 1998, where he played for three seasons before being traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2000 for Mike Johnson.
2002 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Tucker became notorious on Long Island during the 2002 Stanley Cup playoffs after he hip-checked the New York Islanders' captain Michael Peca during game five of the first round.


2006 31 Years Old In the offseason of 2006, the Leafs signed Peca for one season, making Tucker and Peca teammates.
2008 33 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 24, 2008, he became an unrestricted free agent after his former club, the Maple Leafs, bought out the remainder of his contract.
2010 35 Years Old On October 1, 2010, Tucker announced his retirement after 14 seasons in the NHL.
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