Mike Eagles

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Mike Eagles
Born (1963-03-07) March 7, 1963 (age 54)
Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Quebec Nordiques
Chicago Blackhawks
Winnipeg Jets
Washington Capitals
NHL Draft 116th overall, 1981
Quebec Nordiques
Playing career 1983–2000

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.[1]


Eagles won two Ontario Hockey League championships (1981 and 1982) and the Memorial Cup (1982) with the Kitchener Rangers.

NHL Career[edit]

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.

Post NHL[edit]

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.[2]

International Play[edit]

Medal record
Representing  Canada
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Soviet Union

Eagles made an international debut for Team Canada at the 1983 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in the Soviet Union. As a member of the team, he won a bronze medal.[3]

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