March 7, 1963 |
Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|Played for||Quebec Nordiques
|NHL Draft||116th overall, 1981
Michael Bryant Eagles (born March 7, 1963 in Sussex, New Brunswick) is a former professional ice hockey forward who played sixteen seasons in the National Hockey League. He is currently the Athletic Director of St. Thomas University in Fredericton, New Brunswick.
Eagles was drafted 116th overall by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft. He played 853 career NHL games, scoring 74 goals and 122 assists for 196 points. Throughout his career, Eagles played for the Quebec Nordiques (1982-1988), the Chicago Blackhawks (1988-1990), the Winnipeg Jets (1990-1994), and the Washington Capitals (1994-2000). During his time with the Capitals, he played in the 1998 Stanley Cup Finals against the Detroit Red Wings.
In 2002, he was named head coach of the St. Thomas University Tommies of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport conference. During his first year, he led the Tommies to a league championship, and was also named CIS coach of the year. In 2011, he left his coaching position to become St Thomas's Athletic Director.
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|1983 Soviet Union|
- Mike Eagles career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Profile at hockeydraftcentral.com
- Profile at legends of hockey.net
- Profile at New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame
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