Brad Aitken

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Brad Aitken
Born (1967-10-30) October 30, 1967 (age 47)
Scarborough, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins
Edmonton Oilers
NHL Draft 46th overall, 1986
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 1987–1993

Bradley E. Aitken (born October 30, 1967) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey Left Wing who played 14 games in the National Hockey League.

Playing Career[edit]

Aitken spent parts of two seasons in the National Hockey League, although the majority of his career took place in the minors or Europe. He was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third round of the 1986 NHL Entry Draft, 46th overall, and played for Pittsburgh before he was traded to the Edmonton Oilers in exhcange for Kim Issel in March 1991. Aitken played just 3 games with the Oilers before he was returned to the minors. He was also briefly the property of the Toronto Maple Leafs, but was unable to crack their lineup.

On November 25, 2013, over twenty years since his retirement, Aitken was revealed to be a claimant against a group of former NHL players, who filed a suit against the NHL in releation to player safety in concussions.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1984–85 Peterborough Petes OHL 63 18 26 44 36 13 1 2 3 2
1985–86 Peterborough Petes OHL 48 9 28 37 77
1985–86 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 20 8 19 27 11
1986–87 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 52 27 38 65 86 4 1 2 3 5
1987–88 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 5 1 1 2 0
1987–88 Muskegon Lumberjacks IHL 74 32 31 63 128 1 0 0 0 0
1988–89 Muskegon Lumberjacks IHL 74 35 30 65 139 13 5 5 10 75
1989–90 Muskegon Lumberjacks IHL 46 10 23 33 172
1989–90 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 13 5 2 7 57 5 2 1 3 12
1989–90 Phoenix Roadrunners IHL 8 2 1 3 18
1990–91 Muskegon Lumberjacks IHL 44 14 17 31 143
1990–91 Kansas City Blades IHL 6 4 6 10 2
1990–91 Cape Breton Oilers AHL 6 2 3 5 17 3 0 2 2 6
1990–91 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 6 0 1 1 25
1990–91 Edmonton Oilers NHL 3 0 1 1 0
1991–92 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 59 12 27 39 169
1992–93 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 4 0 1 1 2
1992–93 EV Landshut GER 1 0 0 0 0
1992–93 Raleigh IceCaps ECHL 25 11 12 23 129 10 1 9 10 12
NHL totals 14 1 3 4 25

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