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USA Michael Forney
a.k.a. "Mike Forney"
#14 Belfast Giants / EIHL - 16/17
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Database: 858 321 players
Last added: Brooke Dalterio
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Petri Kontiola 55 14 41 55
2. Daniel Audette 60 13 37 50
3. Josh Kestner 59 24 25 49
4. Ahti Oksanen 53 22 26 48
5. Robin Press 58 17 31 48
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
33
Height
6'2" / 189 cm
Weight
185 lbs / 84 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time EIHL Champion 1

Brothers: Will Forney, Chris Forney
Father-in-law: Tim Skildum

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2002-03 Thief River Falls High USHS-MN 28 4 10 14 - |
2003-04 Thief River Falls High USHS-MN 24 14 22 36 - |
2004-05 Thief River Falls High USHS-MN 28 34 33 67 - |
2005-06 Thief River Falls High USHS-MN 21 23 37 60 28 |
Des Moines Buccaneers USHL 3 0 0 0 0 3 |
U.S. National U18 Team USDP 4 1 0 1 0 |
2006-07 Univ. of North Dakota NCAA 16 0 2 2 10 -1 |
2007-08 Univ. of North Dakota NCAA 3 0 0 0 2 -1 |
2008-09 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 59 26 34 60 53 33 | Playoffs 7 3 7 10 2 1
2009-10 Chicago Wolves AHL 3 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 63 11 15 26 66 -8 |
2010-11 Chicago Wolves AHL 9 0 2 2 0 -1 |
Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 66 21 45 66 79 -1 |
2011-12 Colorado Eagles ECHL 53 20 31 51 57 14 | Playoffs 1 0 1 1 0 -2
St. John's IceCaps AHL 3 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Texas Stars AHL 11 1 1 2 2 -1 |
2012-13 Colorado Eagles ECHL 71 35 44 79 110 10 | Playoffs 6 1 3 4 4 -3
Perth Thunder AIHL 16 11 36 47 12 |
2013-14 Villacher SV EBEL 35 10 11 21 28 3 |
Sparta Sarpsborg Norway 10 5 6 11 2 0 | Playoffs 5 0 3 3 6 -2
Arizona Sundogs CHL 3 1 3 4 2 5 | Playoffs 10 3 6 9 14 2
2014-15 Sheffield Steelers EIHL 52 33 34 67 63 | Playoffs 4 1 2 3 0
2015-16 Belfast Giants EIHL 52 20 28 48 43 | Playoffs 2 1 1 2 0
2016-17 Belfast Giants EIHL 49 15 23 38 36 | Playoffs 3 0 2 2 0
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2005-06 USA U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 5 3 8 4 5 |
2014-15 Sheffield Steelers EIHL Cup 13 9 8 17 18 |
2015-16 Belfast Giants EIHL Cup 10 5 6 11 8 |
2016-17 Belfast Giants EIHL Cup 12 5 4 9 31 |
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 3 26 1 3 4 0.15 2 -4 | 0
AIHL 1 16 11 36 47 2.94 12 - | 0
CHL 1 3 1 3 4 1.33 2 5 | 1 10 3 6 9 0.90 14 2
ECHL 4 253 87 135 222 0.88 312 15 | 2 7 1 4 5 0.71 4 -5
EIHL 3 153 68 85 153 1.00 142 - | 3 9 2 5 7 0.78 0 -
EIHL Cup 3 35 19 18 37 1.06 57 - | 0
Hlinka Gretzky Cup 1 5 5 3 8 1.60 4 5 | 0
EBEL (ICEHL) 1 35 10 11 21 0.60 28 3 | 0
NCAA 2 19 0 2 2 0.11 12 -2 | 0
Norway 1 10 5 6 11 1.10 2 0 | 1 5 0 3 3 0.60 6 -2
USDP 1 4 1 0 1 0.25 0 - | 0
USHL 2 62 26 34 60 0.97 53 36 | 1 7 3 7 10 1.43 2 1
USHS-MN 4 101 75 102 177 1.75 28 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Andrew Kozek (F) 2006-2011 4 Chicago Wolves, Univ. of North Dakota
David Rutherford (F) 2013-2017 3 Arizona Sundogs, Belfast Giants
Paul Postma (D) 2009-2012 3 Chicago Wolves, St. John's IceCaps
Eddie Pasquale (G) 2009-2012 3 Atlanta Gladiators, Chicago Wolves, St. John's IceCaps

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
05/09/2016
05/09/2016 Extension Belfast Giants Belfast Giants
05/18/2015
05/18/2015 Confirmed Sheffield Steelers Belfast Giants
07/16/2014
07/16/2014 Confirmed Arizona Sundogs Sheffield Steelers
03/26/2014
03/26/2014 Confirmed Sparta Sarpsborg Arizona Sundogs
01/16/2014
01/16/2014 Confirmed Villacher SV Sparta Sarpsborg
04/26/2013
04/26/2013 Confirmed Perth Thunder Villacher SV
04/21/2013
04/21/2013 Confirmed Colorado Eagles Perth Thunder
08/15/2012
08/15/2012 Extension Colorado Eagles Colorado Eagles
07/28/2009
07/28/2009 Confirmed Green Bay Gamblers Atlanta Thrashers
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2008, 1 #1 overall by Green Bay Gamblers in the USHL Entry Draft

Drafted 2006, 5 #53 overall by Indiana Ice in the USHL Entry Draft

Drafted 2004, 3 #27 overall by Sioux Falls Stampede in the USHL Futures Draft

Cult/Star player for Perth Thunder

Cult/Star player for Thief River Falls High

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