| 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
185 lb (84 kg/13 st 3 lb)
|Pro clubs|| Chicago Blackhawks|
|Born|| April 27, 1965,|
Summerside, PEI, CAN
|NHL Draft|| 159th overall, 1983|
|Pro career||1985 – 1998|
Selected 159th overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft, Paynter played for the Blackhawks, Washington Capitals, Winnipeg Jets, Ottawa Senators. He was selected 16th overall in the 1992 NHL Expansion Draft to be come an original member of the Ottawa Senators. In total, Paynter played 37 regular season games, scoring one goal and three assists, collecting 69 penalty minutes.