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Jim Burton

Full name: James "Jim" Burton
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: November 13, 1961 in Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Died: January 5, 2015 in Evans, Georgia, United States
Affiliations: KAC, Klagenfurt (AUT)
Country: AUT Austria
Sport: Ice Hockey

Biography

Jim Burton was an American who had dual citizenship in Austria. He played in Canadian and American minor leagues from 1977-1989, with the Brantford Alexanders and Windsor Spitfires of the Ontario Junior and Ontario Hockey Leagues, and then with the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League and the Fort Wayne Komets of the International Hockey League (IHL). Burton played in Austria from 1988-96, all with Klagenfurter AC. During his time in Austria he played in the 1994 Winter Olympics and the World Championships in 1993-95. Burton finished his career in the US with the Phoenix Roadrunners of the IHL and the Austin Ice Bats of the Western Professional Hockey League (WPHL). Burton was named the top defenseman in the IHL in 1983, 1986, and 1987.

After his playing career ended Burton turned to coaching, coaching the Augusta Lynx in the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) from 2000-03. He was also the team’s director of operations. Burton also worked at Jones Creek Golf Club.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Austria AUT 12

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Austria AUT Final Standings 12 1994-02-12 2 2 6
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Austria AUT Final Round Match 11/12 2 1994-02-24 NOR 3, AUT 1 0 0 0
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Austria AUT Classification 9-12 Match #1 2 1994-02-22 FRA 4, AUT 4 0 1 0
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Austria AUT Group A Match #3 2 1994-02-12 GER 4, AUT 3 0 0 2
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Austria AUT Group A Match #5 2 1994-02-14 CZE 7, AUT 3 0 0 2
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Austria AUT Group A Match #7 2 1994-02-16 RUS 9, AUT 1 1 0 2
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Austria AUT Group A Match #11 2 1994-02-18 FIN 6, AUT 2 0 1 0
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Austria AUT Group A Match #15 1 1994-02-20 AUT 4, NOR 2 1 0 0
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