Jim Cummins (ice hockey)

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Jim Cummins
Born (1970-05-17) May 17, 1970 (age 44)
Dearborn, MI, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Philadelphia Flyers
Tampa Bay Lightning
Chicago Blackhawks
Phoenix Coyotes
Montreal Canadiens
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
New York Islanders
Colorado Avalanche
NHL Draft 67th overall, 1989
New York Rangers
Playing career 1991–2004

James Stephen Cummins (born May 15, 1970) is a retired American professional ice hockey player.

Playing career[edit]

He was drafted 67th overall by the New York Rangers in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft. He played 12 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Detroit Red Wings, Philadelphia Flyers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Chicago Blackhawks, Phoenix Coyotes, Montreal Canadiens, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, New York Islanders, and Colorado Avalanche.

Cummins spent 3 years with the Michigan State Spartans before going pro. While in college, Cummins established himself as an enforcer. Cummins brought the same intensity to the NHL, where he quickly established a reputation among fellow heavyweights. Cummins originally retired after the 2001–2002 season, but returned to play for the Colorado Avalanche during the 2003–2004 season. After one season with the Avalanche, he retired for good in 2004.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1988–89 Michigan State U. CCHA 36 3 9 12 100
1989–90 Michigan State U. CCHA 41 8 7 15 94
1990–91 Michigan State U. CCHA 34 9 6 15 110
1991–92 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 65 7 13 20 338 5 0 0 0 19
1991–92 Detroit Red Wings NHL 1 0 0 0 7
1992–93 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 43 16 4 20 179 9 3 1 4 4
1992–93 Detroit Red Wings NHL 7 1 1 2 58
1993–94 Atlanta Knights IHL 7 4 5 9 14 13 1 2 3 90
1993–94 Hershey Bears AHL 17 6 6 12 70
1993–94 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 22 1 2 3 71
1993–94 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 4 0 0 0 13
1994–95 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 10 1 0 1 41
1994–95 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 27 3 1 4 117 14 1 1 2 4
1995–96 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 52 2 4 6 180 10 0 0 0 2
1996–97 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 65 6 6 12 199 6 0 0 0 24
1997–98 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 55 0 2 2 178
1997–98 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 20 0 0 0 47 3 0 0 0 4
1998–99 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 55 1 7 8 190 3 0 1 1 0
1999–00 Montreal Canadiens NHL 47 3 5 8 92
2000–01 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 79 5 6 11 167
2001–02 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 11 1 4 5 39
2001–02 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 2 0 0 0 0
2001–02 New York Islanders NHL 10 0 0 0 31 1 0 0 0 9
2003–04 Colorado Avalanche NHL 55 1 2 3 147
NHL totals 511 24 36 60 1538 37 1 2 3 43

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