Mike Ridley

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Mike Ridley
Born (1963-07-08) July 8, 1963 (age 51)
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Height 6 ft 01 in (185 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Vancouver Canucks
Toronto Maple Leafs
Washington Capitals
New York Rangers
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1985–1997

Michael Owen Guy Ridley (born July 8, 1963) is a retired professional ice hockey centre who played in the NHL for 12 seasons from 1985 until 1997.

Ridley signed with the New York Rangers as an undrafted free agent in September 1985. Ridley played 866 career games, scoring 292 goals and 466 assists for 758 points. His best offensive season was the 1988–89 season, when playing with the Washington Capitals, he scored 41 goals and 89 points, both career highs.

He scored the first goal ever in General Motors Place, the home of the Vancouver Canucks.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1980–81 St. Boniface Saints MJHL 9 2 1 3 2
1981–82 St. Boniface Saints MJHL 48 37 32 69 48
1982–83 St. Boniface Saints MJHL 48 91 100 191 49
1983–84 University of Manitoba GPAC 46 39 41 80
1984–85 University of Manitoba GPAC 23 23 36 59 40 7 6 2 8 38
1985–86 New York Rangers NHL 80 22 43 65 69 16 6 8 14 26
1986–87 New York Rangers NHL 38 16 20 36 20
1986–87 Washington Capitals NHL 40 15 19 34 20 7 2 1 3 6
1987–88 Washington Capitals NHL 70 28 31 59 22 14 6 5 11 10
1988–89 Washington Capitals NHL 80 41 48 89 49 6 0 5 5 2
1989–90 Washington Capitals NHL 74 30 43 73 27 14 3 4 7 8
1990–91 Washington Capitals NHL 79 23 48 71 26 11 3 4 7 8
1991–92 Washington Capitals NHL 80 29 40 69 38 7 0 11 11 0
1992–93 Washington Capitals NHL 84 26 56 82 44 6 1 5 6 0
1993–94 Washington Capitals NHL 81 26 44 70 24 11 4 6 10 6
1994–95 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 48 10 27 37 14 7 3 1 4 2
1995–96 Vancouver Canucks NHL 37 6 15 21 29 5 0 0 0 2
1996–97 Vancouver Canucks NHL 75 20 32 52 42
1997–98 Manitoba Moose IHL 4 2 2 4 0
NHL totals 866 292 466 758 424 104 28 50 78 70

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