Mike Watt (ice hockey)

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Mike Watt
Born (1976-03-31) March 31, 1976 (age 42)
Seaforth, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 214 lb (97 kg; 15 st 4 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Edmonton Oilers
New York Islanders
Nashville Predators
Carolina Hurricanes
NHL Draft 32nd overall, 1994
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 1997–2008

Michael Watt (born March 31, 1976 in Seaforth, Ontario and raised in Egmondville, Ontario) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player who played for four different National Hockey League teams.

Playing career[edit]

Mike Watt was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft in the second round, 34th overall. He spent the next three seasons playing in the NCAA for Michigan State University. He joined the Oilers for the 1997–98 season.

He played for the NHL's Islanders for a couple of seasons, he was traded to the Nashville Predators for Mikhail Chernov on May 24, 2001. Watt also played for the Predators in 2000–01. Traded to Philadelphia the following season he suffered a shoulder injury during an exhibition game. He did not play again in the NHL until he suited up for five games for the Carolina Hurricanes in 2002–03. In 2003, he moved to Europe, spending two seasons in the Russian Super League with SKA St. Petersburg and one season in Sweden's Elitserien with Leksands IF.

Coaching career[edit]

Asst. Coach, Amarillo Bulls, NAHL 2014-15 Asst. Coach, Bloomington Thunder, USHL 2015-2017 Head Coach & GM, Bloomington Thunder 2017

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
CCHA All-Tournament Team 1997 [1]


  1. ^ "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". ISSUU.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

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