Bill Armstrong (ice hockey, born 1966)

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For the hockey player born in 1970, see Bill Armstrong (ice hockey b. 1970).
Bill Armstrong
Born (1966-06-25) June 25, 1966 (age 48)
London, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for NHL
Philadelphia Flyers
AHL
Hershey Bears
Utica Devils
Albany River Rats
IHL
Cincinnati Cyclones
Indianapolis Ice
Detroit Vipers
Grand Rapids Griffins
Orlando Solar Bears
Kansas City Blades
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1989–1998

William Harold Armstrong (born June 25, 1966) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played in one National Hockey League (NHL) game for the Philadelphia Flyers during the 1990–91 NHL season and spent the rest of his professional career in the American Hockey League (AHL) and International Hockey League (IHL). Armstrong played collegiately at Western Michigan University from 1986–1989. His playing career was cut short due to a brain tumor which required surgery.[1] He invented the "Michigan" dangling maneuver used by Mike Legg, Miks Indrašis and Mikael Granlund.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1984–85 London Diamonds OHA-B 43 17 21 38 102
1985–86 London Diamonds OHA-B 41 26 23 49 81
1986–87 Western Michigan Broncos CCHA 43 13 20 33 86
1987–88 Western Michigan Broncos CCHA 41 22 17 39 88
1988–89 Western Michigan Broncos CCHA 40 23 19 42 97
1989–90 Hershey Bears AHL 58 10 6 16 99
1990–91 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 1 0 1 1 0
1990–91 Hershey Bears AHL 70 36 27 63 150 6 2 8 10 19
1991–92 Hershey Bears AHL 64 26 22 48 186 6 2 2 4 6
1992–93 Cincinnati Cyclones IHL 42 14 11 25 99
1992–93 Utica Devils AHL 32 18 21 39 60
1993–94 Albany River Rats AHL 74 32 50 82 188
1994–95 Albany River Rats AHL 76 32 47 79 115 13 6 5 11 20
1995–96 Albany River Rats AHL 10 3 4 7 22
1995–96 Indianapolis Ice IHL 12 4 5 9 13
1995–96 Detroit Vipers IHL 54 34 25 59 66 12 6 2 8 15
1996–97 Grand Rapids Griffins IHL 35 1 8 9 39
1996–97 Orlando Solar Bears IHL 34 4 25 29 55 10 3 6 9 29
1997–98 Orlando Solar Bears IHL 62 19 18 37 106
1997–98 Kansas City Blades IHL 9 1 4 5 24 5 0 2 2 11
NHL totals 1 0 1 1 0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bill Armstrong at Hockey-Reference.com
  2. ^ Hruby, Patrick (2010-04-08). "The coolest goal ever scored in hockey". ESPN. Retrieved 2011-05-18. 

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