September 8, 1964 |
Thunder Bay, ON, CAN
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
|Played for||New York Rangers
MacIver was not drafted by an NHL franchise and instead took the university route in order to reach the NHL. The defenceman played four seasons with the University of Minnesota Duluth, where he was a two-time All American and a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award, awarded to the NCAA's top player, for the 1985-86 season. While playing at the University of Minnesota - Duluth, MacIver earned a communications degree and signed as a free agent with the NHL's New York Rangers upon graduation.
He played 500 regular season games in the NHL, scoring 55 goals and 230 assists for 285 points and collecting 350 penalty minutes. A career highlight came during the Ottawa Senators' debut season of 1992-93, when Maciver led the team in scoring with 17 goals and 46 assists for 63 points in 80 games. In the spring of 1996, he scored the final goal in Winnipeg Jets' history prior to the team's relocation to Phoenix in the sixth game of a first round playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings.
In 2006, Maciver was hired by the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks to serve as the club's director of player development, and was promoted to director of player personnel in 2011. After Marc Bergevin left the club to become the general manager of the Montreal Canadiens for the 2012-13 season, Maciver was promoted to assistant general manager.
|1982–83||University of Minnesota-Duluth||WCHA||45||1||26||27||40||—||—||—||—||—|
|1983–84||University of Minnesota-Duluth||WCHA||31||13||28||41||28||—||—||—||—||—|
|1984–85||University of Minnesota-Duluth||WCHA||47||14||47||61||63||—||—||—||—||—|
|1985–86||University of Minnesota-Duluth||WCHA||42||11||51||62||36||—||—||—||—||—|
|1986–87||New Haven Nighthawks||AHL||71||6||30||36||73||7||0||0||0||9|
|1986–87||New York Rangers||NHL||3||0||1||1||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|1987–88||New York Rangers||NHL||37||9||15||24||14||—||—||—||—||—|
|1988–89||New York Rangers||NHL||26||0||10||10||14||—||—||—||—||—|
|1989–90||Cape Breton Oilers||AHL||68||13||37||50||46||6||0||7||7||10|
|1990–91||Cape Breton Oilers||AHL||56||13||46||59||60||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
- WCHA First All-Star Team (1985, 1986)
- NCAA West First All-American Team (1985, 1986)
- AHL First All-Star Team (1991)
- Eddie Shore Award (Outstanding Defenseman - AHL) (1991)
- September 8, 1986 – Signed as a free agent by the New York Rangers.
- December 26, 1988 – Traded to the Hartford Whalers by the New York Rangers with Brian Lawton and Don Maloney for Carey Wilson and the Hartford Whalers' 5th round choice (Lubos Rob) in 1990 NHL Entry Draft.
- October 10, 1989 – Traded to the Edmonton Oilers by the Hartford Whalers for Jim Ennis.
- October 4, 1992 – Claimed by the Ottawa Senators from the Edmonton Oilers in NHL Waiver Draft.
- April 7, 1995 – Traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins by the Ottawa Senators with Troy Murray for Martin Straka.
- December 28, 1995 – Traded to the Winnipeg Jets by the Pittsburgh Penguins for Neil Wilkinson.
- July 1, 1996 – Transferred to the Phoenix Coyotes after the Winnipeg Jets franchise relocated.
- "Norm Maciver Bio - Chicago Blackhawks - Team". Blackhawks.nhl.com. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
- "Chicago Blackhawks elevate Norm Maciver to assistant GM - ESPN Chicago". Espn.go.com. May 7, 2012. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
- Norm Maciver's player profile at NHL.com
- Norm Maciver's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Norm Maciver's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Norm Maciver's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Norm Maciver at Hockey-Reference.com
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