Mike Eastwood

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Mike Eastwood
Born (1967-07-01) July 1, 1967 (age 47)
Ottawa, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Toronto Maple Leafs (19911995)
Winnipeg Jets (19951996)
Phoenix Coyotes (1996–1997)
New York Rangers (19971998)
St. Louis Blues (19982002)
Chicago Blackhawks (2002–2003)
Pittsburgh Penguins (2003–2004)
NHL Draft 91st overall, 1987
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 1991–2004

Michael Barry Eastwood (born July 1, 1967) is a retired Canadian ice hockey centre who played 13 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets, Phoenix Coyotes, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues, Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins

Playing career[edit]

Eastwood was drafted in the 5th Round, 91st overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft. He then played four seasons with Western Michigan University of the CCHA. He played 164 games for Western Michigan, scoring 69 goals and adding 80 assists for 149 points. His best season was his last one when he had 29 goals and 32 assists in 42 games. In 1991, Eastwood made the jump to pro hockey. He did not become an NHL regular though until 2 years later.

In 1995, Eastwood was traded to the Winnipeg Jets for Tie Domi. This started a trend for Eastwood as he would then go on to play for many different teams. In his career he has played 783 NHL games, scoring 87 goals and adding 149 assists for 236 points. His best season came in 1999–2000, when he scored 19 goals and 15 assists for 34 points.

Post-playing career[edit]

After his retirement in 2004, Eastwood was sought out by sports radio producers in the Ottawa area for his perspective on the NHL. He currently co-hosts the Ottawa Senators post-game show with Scott MacArthur, and has appeared in radio commercials for restaurants in the Ottawa area.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1985–86 Nepean Raiders CJHL 7 4 2 6 6
1987–88 Western Michigan University CCHA 42 5 8 13 14
1988–89 Western Michigan University CCHA 40 10 13 23 87
1989–90 Western Michigan University CCHA 40 25 27 52 36
1990–91 Western Michigan University CCHA 42 29 32 61 84
1991–92 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 61 18 25 43 28 16 9 10 19 16
1991–92 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 9 0 2 2 4
1992–93 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 60 24 35 59 32
1992–93 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 12 1 6 7 21 10 1 2 3 8
1993–94 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 54 8 10 18 28 18 3 2 5 12
1994–95 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 36 5 5 10 32
1994–95 Winnipeg Jets NHL 13 3 6 9 4
1995–96 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 14 14 28 20 6 0 1 1 2
1996–97 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 33 1 3 4 4
1996–97 New York Rangers NHL 27 1 7 8 10 15 1 2 3 22
1997–98 New York Rangers NHL 48 5 5 10 16
1997–98 St. Louis Blues NHL 10 1 0 1 6 3 1 0 1 0
1998–99 St. Louis Blues NHL 82 9 21 30 36 13 1 1 2 6
1999–00 St. Louis Blues NHL 79 19 15 34 32 7 1 1 2 6
2000–01 St. Louis Blues NHL 77 6 17 23 28 15 0 2 2 2
2001–02 St. Louis Blues NHL 71 7 10 17 41 10 0 0 0 6
2002–03 St. Louis Blues NHL 17 1 3 4 8
2002–03 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 53 2 10 12 24
2003–04 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 82 4 15 19 40
NHL totals 783 87 149 236 354 97 8 11 19 64

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
All-CCHA Second Team 1990-91

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