Mike Torchia

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Mike Torchia
Born (1972-02-23) February 23, 1972 (age 42)
Toronto, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 225 lb (102 kg; 16 st 1 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Kalamazoo Wings
Dallas Stars
Hampton Roads Admirals
Michigan K-Wings
Orlando Solar Bears
Portland Pirates
Baltimore Bandits
Fort Wayne Komets
Peoria Rivermen
HC Asiago AS
Milwaukee Admirals
San Antonio Dragons
Birmingham Bulls
Mohawk Valley Prowlers
Sheffield Steelers
Manchester Storm
Guildford Flames
NHL Draft 74th overall, 1991
Minnesota North Stars
Playing career 1992–2006

Mike Torchia (born February 23, 1972 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey goalie who played six games in the National Hockey League for the Dallas Stars during the 1994–95 NHL season.

Torchia was drafted 74th overall by the Minnesota North Stars in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft. In his six career NHL games, he registered a record of three wins, two losses, and one tie with a GAA of 3.30 and an .895 Save Percentage.

Torchia actually played on the same backyard rink with future NHL superstar Eric Lindros growing up as a kid in Toronto. After his NHL career, he went on to play in several minor leagues, as well as playing some hockey in Europe.

Torchia is currently a commentator for the Kitchener Rangers on Rogers Cable 20 (2008).

Awards[edit]

  • Named to the Memorial Cup Tournament All-Star team in 1990.
  • Hap Emms Memorial Trophy (Memorial Cup Tournament Top Goaltender) in 1990.
  • Named to the OHL First All-Star Team in 1991.
  • Named to the ISL Second All-Star team in 2001.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

   
Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA
1987–88 Toronto Red Wings MetJHL 40 5 2.33
1987–88 Henry Carr Crusaders MetJHL 1 0 0 0 0 30.00
1988–89 Kitchener Rangers OHL 30 14 9 4 1672 112 0 4.02
1989–90 Kitchener Rangers OHL 40 25 11 2 2280 136 1 3.58
1990–91 Kitchener Rangers OHL 57 25 24 7 0 3.96
1991–92 Kitchener Rangers OHL 55 25 24 3 1 4.00
1992–93 Kalamazoo Wings IHL 48 19 17 9 2729 173 0 3.80
1993–94 Kalamazoo Wings IHL 43 23 12 2 2168 133 0 3.68
1994–95 Kalamazoo Wings IHL 41 19 14 5 2140 106 3 2.97
1994–95 Dallas Stars NHL 6 3 2 1 327 18 0 3.30
1995–96 Portland Pirates AHL 12 2 6 2 577 46 0 4.79
1995–96 Hampton Roads Admirals ECHL 5 2 2 0 260 17 0 3.92
1995–96 Michigan K-Wings IHL 1 1 0 0 60 1 0 1.00
1995–96 Orlando Solar Bears IHL 7 3 1 1 341 17 0 2.99
1995–96 Baltimore Bandits AHL 5 2 1 1 256 18 0 4.21
1996–97 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 57 20 31 3 2970 172 1 3.47
1997–98 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 34 13 14 1 1828 94 1 3.09
1997–98 San Antonio Dragons IHL 2 0 2 0 118 12 0 6.07
1997–98 Peoria Rivermen ECHL 5 4 1 0 299 16 0 3.21
1998–99 HC Asiago AS Alpenliga 30 0 4.39
1998–99 HC Asiago AS Serie A (Italy) 13 0 4.10
1999–00 Mohawk Valley Prowlers UHL 23 8 9 4 1248 80 0 3.85
1999–00 Birmingham Bulls ECHL 14 4 10 0 705 52 0 4.43
2000–01 Sheffield Steelers ISL 23 1310 45 0 2.06
2001–02 Manchester Storm ISL 23 1211 57 0 2.82
2002–03 Manchester Storm ISL 3 180 6 0 2.00
2002–03 Guildford Flames BNL 36 1972 109 0 3.32
2003–04 Cambridge Hornets MLH 9.5 5 4 0 570 38 0 4.00
2004–05 Cambridge Hornets MLH 11
2005–06 Cambridge Hornets MLH 8
NHL CAREER TOTALS 6 3 2 1 327 18 0 3.30

Post season[edit]

   
Season Team League GP W L T SO GAA
1988–89 Kitchener Rangers OHL 2 0 2 - 0 3.81
1989–90 Kitchener Rangers OHL 22 14 8 0 0 3.71
1990–91 Kitchener Rangers OHL 6 2 4 0 4.71
1991–92 Kitchener Rangers OHL 14 7 7 0 3.13
1993–94 Kalamazoo Wings IHL 4 1 3 0 3.80
1994–95 Kalamazoo Wings IHL 6 0 4 0 3.97
1995–96 Baltimore Bandits AHL 1 0 0 0 0.00
1996–97 Baltimore Bandits AHL 1 0 0 0 6.00
1997–98 Peoria Rivermen ECHL 1 0 0 0 7.00
2000–01 Sheffield Steelers ISL 1 0 0 0 0.00
2001–02 Manchester Storm ISL 5 3.15

International[edit]

   
Season Team GP W L T SO GAA
1992–93 Canada 5 5 0 0 2 2.20

References[edit]