Malcolm Davis of Tidnish, Nova Scotia, was a free agent signing with the Detroit Red Wings in 1978. Davis excelled as a rookie in Kansas City, leading the team in goals with 42 and total points with 66. His performance earned him a tryout with the Detroit Red Wings, where he made his NHL debut in 1979 in a six-game stint.
For the 1979-80 season, Davis was assigned to Detroit’s top farm club, the Adirondack Red Wings of the American Hockey League. Again, Davis excelled, scoring 34 goals and 31 assists. He finished the season first on the team in goals and second in points. Over the next few seasons, he split his time between the Sabres and the Americans.
His best year was 1983-84 when he scored 55 goals and 48 assists for 103 points and sixth place overall in the AHL. At the end of the 1985-86 season, Davis was a free agent. Unsigned by an NHL team, Davis traveled to Europe where he landed with TPS Turku in Finland for the 1986-87 season. Davis spent five seasons playing with TPS Turku.
He retired from professional hockey following the 1990-91 season. His NHL totals were 100 games played, 31 goals, 22 assists with 53 points.
• Played just over 100 Games in the NHL
• A Detroit Red Wing and a Buffalo Sabre
• Played for Kansas City in the IHL
• Played for Adirondack and Rochester in AHL
• Inducted in Rochester Americans Hall of Fame
• Named All-Canadian in 1977-78 at SMU
• Won AHL Championship Calder Cup
• Won Calder Cup in 1984 and League MVP, Rochester
• 5 Years in Finnish Elite League as Player & Coach
• Played for Team Canada at the Spengler Cup
• Coached NS Midget AAA Bombers for 1 Season
• Coached Amherst Ramblers
• Instructor at the Fundy Hockey School