October 31, 1971|
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)|
|Played for||Washington Capitals|
Melvin "Mangler " Angelstad (born October 31, 1971) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He played two games in the National Hockey League with the Washington Capitals during the 2003–04 NHL season to become the first player to wear #69 in a regular season game.
While in Thunder Bay he played for the Thunder Bay Thunder Hawks (later the Senators and Thunder Cats), wearing number 27, and spawning several bootlegged video collections of his fights.
During the 2003–04 NHL season Angelstad appeared in two games with the Washington Capitals, registering a total of zero points and two penalty minutes. Angelstad has the distinction of being the first player in NHL history to wear sweater #69 in a regular season game.
He now works as a firefighter in the Fort McMurray, Alberta area. He made a cameo appearance in the film Goon: Last of the Enforcers, in which he fights main character Doug Glatt (portrayed by Seann William Scott).
- "Only NHL Player to wear 69". Society for International Hockey Research. Retrieved 2006-12-20.
- Scott, Jon C. (2006). Hockey Night in Dixie: Minor Pro Hockey in the American South. Heritage House Publishing Company Ltd. p. 168. ISBN 1-894974-21-2.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
|This biographical article relating to a Canadian ice hockey winger born in the 1970s is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|