Throwback Thursday #tbt
This week’s Throwback Thursday player is
Curt “Mouse” Malawsky
Malawsky is a former box lacrosse player and currently the Assistant General Manager and Head Coach of the Calgary Roughnecks of the National Lacrosse League. Malawsky played for eleven seasons in the NLL and appeared in five Champion’s Cup finals, three with Rochester, one with Arizona, and finally winning the title with Calgary in his final season in 2009. He was inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame as a box player in 2015.
Malawsky was also the coach of the Coquitlam Adanacs Jr. A lacrosse team. He led the Adanacs to the BC Junior A Lacrosse League title and won the Minto Cup national championship in 2010, for which he was named the British Columbia Lacrosse Association’s Coach of the year.
From the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame:
Malawsky grew up playing lacrosse in Coquitlam’s Smith Box. He played all of his Minor, Intermediate and Junior lacrosse with the Adanacs. This two-time Junior league All-Star was the 1991 BCJALL league Top Scorer. In 82 Junior A regular season and playoff games, Malawsky scored 102 goals and 184 assists for 286 points. Curt was a top draft pick of the Salmonbellies in 1992. His 13-year WLA career has stops in New West, North Shore and Coquitlam. This six-time WLA All-Star also captured the WLA’s Maitland Trophy for sportsmanship, ability and commitment to minor lacrosse (2000, 2001, 2002 & 2007).
In 227 regular season games, he scored 326 goals and 390 assists for 716 points. In playoff action, he netted 179 goals and 231 assists in 137 games. Malawsky won the 2001 Mann Cup with Coquitlam in seven games over Brampton. He played 12 seasons in the NLL with stops in Calgary, Arizona, San Jose, Vancouver and Rochester. In 177 games, he scored 287 goals and 294 assists for 581 points winning one NLL title with Calgary (2009). As a coach, Malawsky’s Junior A teams won three Minto Cups – two with the Burnaby Lakers (2004 & 2005) and one with the Coquitlam Adanacs (2010). Curt currently coaches the NLL Calgary Roughnecks.
1998-03 Rochester Knighthawks
2004 Vancouver Ravens
2005-06 San Jose Stealth
2006-07 Arizona Sting
2008-09 Calgary Roughnecks
Regular Season Statistics:
GP 177, G 287, A 294, Pts. 581, LB 574, PM 103
GP 18, G 27, A 17, Pts. 44, LB 63, PM, 16
WLA Regular Season Statistics:
GP 227, G 326, A 390, Pts. 716
WLA Playoff Statistics:
GP 137, G 179, A 231, Pts. 410