Mike Eagles

Michael Bryant Eagles (born March 7, 1963 in Sussex, New Brunswick) is a former professional ice hockey forward who played sixteen seasons in the National Hockey League. He is currently the Athletic Director of St. Thomas University in Fredericton, New Brunswick.[1]

Mike Eagles
Born (1963-03-07) March 7, 1963
Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Quebec Nordiques
Chicago Blackhawks
Winnipeg Jets
Washington Capitals
NHL Draft 116th overall, 1981
Quebec Nordiques
Playing career 19832000

Pre-NHL

Eagles won two Ontario Hockey League championships (1981 and 1982) and the Memorial Cup (1982) with the Kitchener Rangers.

NHL career

Eagles was drafted 116th overall by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft. He played 853 career NHL games, scoring 74 goals and 122 assists for 196 points. Throughout his career, Eagles played for the Quebec Nordiques (1982-1988), the Chicago Blackhawks (1988-1990), the Winnipeg Jets (1990-1994), and the Washington Capitals (1994-2000). During his time with the Capitals, he played in the 1998 Stanley Cup Finals against the Detroit Red Wings.

Post NHL

In 2002, he was named head coach of the St. Thomas University Tommies of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport conference. During his first year, he led the Tommies to a league championship, and was also named CIS coach of the year. In 2011, he left his coaching position to become St Thomas's Athletic Director.[2]

International play

Medal record
Representing  Canada
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
1983 Soviet Union

Eagles made an international debut for Team Canada at the 1983 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in the Soviet Union. As a member of the team, he won a bronze medal.[3]

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1979–80 Melville Millionaires SJHL 55 46 30 76 77
1979–80 Billings Bighorns WHL 5 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 7
1980–81 Kitchener Rangers OHL 56 11 27 38 64 18 4 2 6 36
1980–81 Kitchener Rangers MC 5 1 1 2 4
1981–82 Kitchener Rangers OHL 62 26 40 66 148 15 3 11 14 27
1981–82 Kitchener Rangers MC 5 3 3 6 0
1982–83 Kitchener Rangers OHL 58 26 36 62 133 12 5 7 12 27
1982–83 Québec Nordiques NHL 2 0 0 0 2
1983–84 Fredericton Express AHL 68 13 29 42 85 4 0 0 0 5
1984–85 Fredericton Express AHL 36 4 20 24 80 3 0 0 0 2
1985–86 Québec Nordiques NHL 73 11 12 23 49 3 0 0 0 2
1986–87 Québec Nordiques NHL 73 13 19 32 55 4 1 0 1 10
1987–88 Québec Nordiques NHL 76 10 10 20 74
1988–89 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 47 5 11 16 44
1989–90 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 23 1 2 3 34
1989–90 Indianapolis Ice IHL 24 11 13 24 47 13 10 10 20 34
1990–91 Indianapolis Ice IHL 25 15 14 29 47
1990–91 Winnipeg Jets NHL 44 0 9 9 79
1991–92 Winnipeg Jets NHL 65 7 10 17 118 7 0 0 0 8
1992–93 Winnipeg Jets NHL 84 8 18 26 131 5 0 1 1 6
1993–94 Winnipeg Jets NHL 73 4 8 12 96
1994–95 Winnipeg Jets NHL 27 2 1 3 40
1994–95 Washington Capitals NHL 13 1 3 4 8 7 0 2 2 4
1995–96 Washington Capitals NHL 70 4 7 11 75 6 1 1 2 2
1996–97 Washington Capitals NHL 70 1 7 8 42
1997–98 Washington Capitals NHL 36 1 3 4 16 12 0 2 2 2
1998–99 Washington Capitals NHL 52 4 2 6 50
1999–2000 Washington Capitals NHL 25 2 0 2 15
NHL totals 853 74 122 196 928 44 2 6 8 34

International

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1983 Canada WJC 7 2 4 6 2

References


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