Mike Maneluk

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Mike Maneluk
Born (1973-10-01) October 1, 1973 (age 43)
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Right
Played for Philadelphia Flyers
Chicago Blackhawks
New York Rangers
Columbus Blue Jackets
HC Lugano
EV Zug
EHC Basel
HC Davos
HC Dinamo Minsk
SC Langenthal
HC Ambri-Piotta
Lausanne HC
National team  Canada
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1995–2010
Mike Maneluk
Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Representing Canada Canada
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Sweden Ice hockey

Mike Maneluk (born October 1, 1973) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger. He retired from ice hockey in 2009 and he left Switzerland and returned to Canada. He now resides in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Playing career[edit]

Maneluk played three seasons for the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League and one for the Canadian National Team before becoming a professional. He put up large numbers in the American Hockey League with the Baltimore Bandits, Worcester IceCats, and Philadelphia Phantoms, averaging nearly a point a game in his AHL career. He won the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy as MVP of the 1998 Calder Cup Playoffs, and led the league in scoring (47 goals, 40 assists) in the 1999–2000 season.

Maneluk went to Switzerland for the 2001–02 season. He joined HC Lugano, and played four seasons there. He was the top scorer in the Swiss A league and was a major player in the championship victory for HC Lugano. He then joined EV Zug, and played several seasons with the team. He joined EHC Basel and HC Davos for the 2007–08 season. After a short trip to Minsk (KHL)-(played just several games) he signed in Langenthal (SC Langenthal) a contract for the season 2008-09 plus option for 2009-10. Maneluk played for Team Canada in the Spengler Cup (Davos) on 5 occasions as well as in the Men's World Championships.

Maneluk was a journeyman in the NHL, appearing in 14 games with the Philadelphia Flyers, 28 with the Chicago Blackhawks, four with the New York Rangers, and 39 with the Columbus Blue Jackets. In 85 total games, he scored eleven goals and added ten assists.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1990–91 St. Boniface Saints MJHL 45 29 41 70 199
1991–92 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 68 23 30 53 102
1992–93 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 72 36 51 87 75 4 2 1 3 2
1993–94 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 63 50 47 97 112 1 0 0 0 0
1993–94 San Diego Gulls IHL 1 0 0 0 0
1994–95 San Diego Gulls IHL 10 0 1 1 4
1995–96 Baltimore Bandits AHL 74 33 38 71 73 6 4 3 7 14
1996–97 Worcester IceCats AHL 70 27 27 54 89 5 1 2 3 14
1997–98 Worcester IceCats AHL 5 3 3 6 4
1997–98 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 66 27 35 62 62 20 13 21 34 30
1998–99 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 13 2 6 8 8
1998–99 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 28 4 3 7 8
1998–98 New York Rangers NHL 4 0 0 0 4
1999–00 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 73 47 40 87 158 4 1 2 3 4
1999–00 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 1 0 0 0 4
2000–01 Chicago Wolves IHL 10 2 2 4 11
2000–01 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 39 5 1 6 33
2001–02 HC Lugano NLA 43 21 32 53 90 12 9 11 20 24
2002–03 HC Lugano NLA 36 12 14 26 70 15 11 6 17 18
2003–04 HC Lugano NLA 48 30 41 71 85 13 10 6 16 70
2004–05 HC Lugano NLA 30 11 18 29 64 5 3 3 6 8
2005–06 EV Zug NLA 43 16 21 37 46 7 1 1 2 14
2006–07 EV Zug NLA 25 6 9 15 42
2006–07 EHC Basel NLA 13 2 9 11 20 13 4 9 13 38
2007–08 EHC Basel NLA 14 3 2 5 82
2007–08 HC Davos NLA 19 8 8 16 16 6 2 1 3 14
2008–09 HC Dinamo Minsk KHL 7 0 0 0 6
2008–09 HC Lugano NLA 2 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 12
2008–09 SC Langenthal NLB 34 13 21 34 56 4 5 1 6 4
2009–10 SC Langenthal NLB 2 1 1 2 6
2009–10 HC Ambri-Piotta NLA 1 0 0 0 4
2009–10 Lausanne HC NLB 5 2 4 6 4
NHL totals 85 11 10 21 57
AHL totals 288 137 143 280 386 35 19 28 47 62

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Preceded by
Mike McHugh
Winner of the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy
1997–98
Succeeded by
Peter Ferraro