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Darren Rumble

Born:Jan. 23, 1969Draft:1987, Philadelphia Flyers, #20 Overall
Hometown:Barrie, ON, CANPosition:D
Known For:Former 1st-Round PickShoots/Catches:Left
National Team:Canada

Darren William Rumble (born January 23, 1969) is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and former professional ice hockey player. Rumble played for the Philadelphia FlyersOttawa SenatorsSt. Louis Blues, and Tampa Bay Lightning of the NHL, but played most of his career with various minor league teams.

Rumble spent the majority of the 2003-04 season in the NHL, playing only 5 games for Tampa Bay. Rumble spent most of the season as a healthy reserve. The Lightning still had his name inscribed on the Stanley Cup even though he did not officially qualify. The following year he played a handful of games for the Lightnings’ American Hockey League (AHL) Affiliate, the Springfield Falcons, before retiring and becoming assistant coach of the team. Rumble later became head coach of the Norfolk Admirals of the AHL, holding the position until January 2010.

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Staff History

  • Springfield Falcons (AHL)- Assistant Coach 2004-2008
  • Norfolk Admirals (AHL)- Head Coach 2008-2010
  • Lewiston MAINEiacs (QMJHL)- Associate Coach 2010-2011
  • Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)- Assistant Coach 2011-2013
  • Iceland (WC D2A)- Assistant Coach 2012-2013
  • Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL)- Head Coach 2013-2019
  • Canada U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial)- Assistant Coach 2016-2017
  • Canada U18 (WJC-18)- Head Coach 2016-2017
  • QMJHL All-Stars- Assistant Coach 2017-2018
  • Saginaw Spirit (OHL)- Assistant Coach 2018-2019
  • Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)- Assistant Coach 2019-2020
  • Gatineau Olympiques (2020-2023)- Assistant Coach 2020-2023


  • AHL Best Plus/Minus (+45) 1994-1995
  • AHL Second All-Star Team 1994-1995
  • AHL All-Star Game 1996-1997
  • AHL Best Defenseman (Eddie Shore Award) 1996-1997
  • AHL First All-Star Team 1996-1997
  • AHL Most Goals by Defenseman (18) 1996-1997
  • NHL Stanley Cup Champion 2003-2004