Steve Larmer

Steve Larmer

Steve Larmer was born in Peterborough in 1961. His career began as an underage player in minor hockey with St. James in the Peterborough Church Hockey League. He played through this system to junior, winning numerous All-Star and MVP honours.

Playing with the Jr. A Peterborough Petes in 1977-78, again as an under-ager, his talent impressed the OHA Niagara Falls management who drafted him for the 1978-79 season. In 1981 he was selected to the OHA second All-Star team. Chicago Black Hawks drafted him for their American Hockey League team in Moncton, NB where in 1982 he was chosen to the AHL Second All-Star team.

In his first full season with Chicago, 1982-83, Steve won the prestigious Calder Trophy as NHL Rookie of the Year and was selected to the All-Rookie team. He played in two NHL All-Star games, 1990 and 1991. Larmer played 15 NHL seasons, all but two with Chicago where his durability was exceptional – playing in 884 consecutive games. His final two seasons were with the New York Rangers and in 1994 he was an integral part of the Ranger team that won the coveted Stanley Cup. In 1005 scheduled NHL games he had 441 goals and 571 assists and in 131 playoff games he added 56 goals and 75 assists.

In 1991 Steve played for Team Canada which won the Canada Cup and also a silver medal in the World Championships.

**Steve was interviewed in December 2020 by Dan Malta of YourTV. The interview, shown in 2 parts, may be watched by clicking on the YourTV logos below.

Steve Larmer-Part 1
“Sports Legends of Peterborough”

Steve Larmer-Part 2
“Sports Legends of Peterborough”

Year Inducted:

1998

Status:

Active

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Year Inducted:

1998

Status:

Active

Steve Larmer was born in Peterborough in 1961. His career began as an underage player in minor hockey with St. James in the Peterborough Church Hockey League. He played through this system to junior, winning numerous All-Star and MVP honours.

Playing with the Jr. A Peterborough Petes in 1977-78, again as an under-ager, his talent impressed the OHA Niagara Falls management who drafted him for the 1978-79 season. In 1981 he was selected to the OHA second All-Star team. Chicago Black Hawks drafted him for their American Hockey League team in Moncton, NB where in 1982 he was chosen to the AHL Second All-Star team.

In his first full season with Chicago, 1982-83, Steve won the prestigious Calder Trophy as NHL Rookie of the Year and was selected to the All-Rookie team. He played in two NHL All-Star games, 1990 and 1991. Larmer played 15 NHL seasons, all but two with Chicago where his durability was exceptional – playing in 884 consecutive games. His final two seasons were with the New York Rangers and in 1994 he was an integral part of the Ranger team that won the coveted Stanley Cup. In 1005 scheduled NHL games he had 441 goals and 571 assists and in 131 playoff games he added 56 goals and 75 assists.

In 1991 Steve played for Team Canada which won the Canada Cup and also a silver medal in the World Championships.

**Steve was interviewed in December 2020 by Dan Malta of YourTV. The interview, shown in 2 parts, may be watched by clicking on the YourTV logos below.

Steve Larmer-Part 1
“Sports Legends of Peterborough”

Steve Larmer-Part 2
“Sports Legends of Peterborough”

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