August 15, 1986 |
Abbotsford, BC, CAN
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||199 lb (90 kg; 14 st 3 lb)|
|NHL Draft||43rd overall, 2004
Michael "Mike" Funk (born August 15, 1986 in Abbotsford, British Columbia) is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman previously with the Vancouver Canucks organization of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the second round, 43rd overall, of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
Funk spent his junior hockey career with the Portland Winter Hawks of the Western Hockey League where he compiled 121 points and 312 penalty minutes in four seasons. Funk signed his first professional contract in June 2006 with the Buffalo Sabres, and made his NHL debut with the team on November 18 of the 2006–07 season. He played in five NHL games with the Sabres in 2006–07, recording two assists.
On July 6, 2009, he was signed by the Vancouver Canucks and was playing with their American Hockey League affiliate, the Manitoba Moose. Funk received a concussion and was forced into retirement after a hit to the head during practice from teammate Patrick Kaleta. His return is unlikely.
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