Jeff Eatough

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Jeff Eatough
Born (1963-06-02) June 2, 1963 (age 59)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
Played for Buffalo Sabres
NHL Draft 80th overall, 1981
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 1982–1988

Jeffrey Eatough (born June 2, 1963) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey right winger. He played one game in the National Hockey League with the Buffalo Sabres, on March 25, 1982 against the Boston Bruins. The rest of his career, which lasted from 1982 to 1988, was spent in various minor leagues. Internationally he played for the Canadian national junior team at the 1981 World Junior Championships.

Biography[edit]

As a youth, Eatough played in the 1976 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a minor ice hockey team from Toronto.[1]

Eatough was a star in the Ontario Hockey League, finishing seventh in the league with 53 goals in the 1981–82 season while playing for the Cornwall Royals.[citation needed]

He was drafted in the fourth round, 80th overall, by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft. He played just one game in the National Hockey League with the Sabres as an 18-year-old during the 1981–82 season. He did not register a point.[citation needed]

Later in his career, he finished sixth in the Atlantic Coast Hockey League in scoring during the 1986–87 season, tallying 43 goals and 42 assists for the Mohawk Valley Comets.[citation needed]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1979–80 Aurora Tigers OPJAHL 40 16 25 41 186
1979–80 Niagara Falls Flyers OMJHL 6 0 1 1 4
1980–81 Cornwall Royals QMJHL 68 30 42 72 147 18 5 7 12 52
1980–81 Cornwall Royals M-Cup 5 0 3 3 12
1981–82 Cornwall Royals OHL 66 53 37 90 180 5 0 5 5 21
1981–82 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1982–83 Cornwall Royals OHL 9 5 3 8 18
1982–83 North Bay Centennials OHL 50 25 24 49 73 8 2 5 7 12
1983–84 Rochester Americans AHL 24 1 5 6 5
1983–84 Flint Generals IHL 5 4 1 5 6
1984–85 Flint Generals IHL 4 0 1 1 0
1984–85 Mohawk Valley Stars ACHL 42 27 33 60 37
1984–85 Pinebridge Bucks ACHL 12 4 8 12 31
1985–86 Flint Generals IHL 4 1 0 1 2
1985–86 Mohawk Valley Comets ACHL 27 18 19 37 43 6 5 8 13 4
1986–87 Mohawk Valley Comets ACHL 53 43 42 85 93 13 5 7 12 46
1987–88 Carolina Thunderbirds AAHL 9 3 8 11 16
ACHL totals 134 92 102 194 204 19 10 15 25 50
NHL totals 1 0 0 0 0

International[edit]

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
1981 Canada WJC 5 1 2 3 4
Junior totals 5 1 2 3 4

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-12.

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