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Tom Barrasso

Born:March 31, 1965Draft:1983 Sabres #5 Overall
Hometown:Boston, MAPosition:Goaltender
Known For:2x Stanley CupCatches:Right
National Team:United States

Thomas Patrick Barrasso (born March 31, 1965) is an American professional ice hockey coach and former professional ice hockey goaltender. He played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for 18 seasons with the Buffalo Sabres, Pittsburgh Penguins, Ottawa Senators, Carolina Hurricanes, Toronto Maple Leafs, and St. Louis Blues. Barrasso is a two-time Stanley Cup champion, winning the championship in 1991 and 1992 with the Penguins. He was inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2009.

After retiring as a player, Barrasso served on the coaching staff of the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes. In 2012, Barrasso was hired by Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) as a member of its coaching staff. In 2016 he joined Asiago Hockey of the Alps Hockey League as their head coach, winning the 2017–18 league championship. In October 2018, Barrasso was hired as head coach of the EIHL’s Sheffield Steelers.

Years as an NHL player: 1983-2003

Years as an NHL coach: 2007-2012

Goalie Tom Barrasso
Goalie Tom Barrasso (Photo by B Bennett/Getty Images)

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Coaching History

  • NHL Carolina Hurricanes (Goaltending Coach) 2007-2009
  • NHL Carolina Hurricanes (Assistant Coach) 2009-2012
  • KHL Metallurg Magnitogorsk (Assistant Coach) 2012-2013
  • KHL HC Slovan Bratislava (Goaltending Coach) 2015
  • Italy Valpellice (Head Coach) 2015-2016
  • AlpsHL Asiago (Head Coach) 2016-2018
  • EIHL Sheffield Steelers (Head Coach) 2018-present


  • Inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2009
  • 2x NHL Second All-Star Team (1985, 1993)
  • 2x Stanley Cup Champion (Penguins – 1991, 1992)
  • William M. Jennings Trophy (1985)
  • NHL All-Star Game (1985)
  • NHL All-Rookie Team (1984)
  • Vezina Trophy (1984)
  • NHL First All-Star Team (1984)
  • Calder Memorial Trophy (1984)