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Canada Rick Middleton

a.k.a. "Richard Middleton"
EHC Bülach / NLB - 88/89
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# Player GP G A TP
1. Connor Bedard 38 45 46 91
2. Zach Benson 44 27 45 72
3. Logan Stankoven 32 27 44 71
4. Kai Uchacz 50 39 28 67
5. Koehn Ziemmer 47 29 38 67
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
69
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
170 lbs / 77 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time AHL First All-Star Team 1
1-time AHL Rookie of the Year (Red Garrett Memorial Award) 1
1-time Canada Cup Champion 1
1-time NHL Gentleman Conduct (Lady Byng Trophy) 1
1-time NHL Second All-Star Team 1
1-time OHL Most Outstanding Player (Red Tilson Trophy) 1
1-time OHL Second All-Star Team 1

Middleton holds the NHL record for points (19) and assists (14) in a single playoff series. In the early 1980s, he recorded 5 straight years with 40+ goals and 90+ points. Over 14 seasons, Rick won a Canada Cup, Lady Byng, and appeared in 3 all-star games, retiring in 1988 with 448 goals and 540 assists.

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1970-71 Toronto Nationals MetJBHL 42 39 34 73 28 - |
1971-72 Oshawa Generals OHA-Jr. 53 36 34 70 24 - | Playoffs 12 5 5 10 2 -
1972-73 Oshawa Generals OHA-Jr. 62 67 70 137 14 - |
1973-74 Providence Reds AHL 63 36 48 84 14 - | Playoffs 15 9 6 15 2 -
1974-75 New York Rangers NHL 47 22 18 40 19 -6 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2 -
1975-76 New York Rangers NHL 77 24 26 50 14 -38 |
1976-77 Boston Bruins NHL 72 20 22 42 2 2 | Playoffs 13 5 4 9 0 -
1977-78 Boston Bruins NHL 79 25 35 60 8 40 | Playoffs 15 5 2 7 0 -
1978-79 Boston Bruins NHL 71 38 48 86 7 33 | Playoffs 11 4 8 12 0 -
1979-80 Boston Bruins NHL 80 40 52 92 24 31 | Playoffs 10 4 2 6 5 -
1980-81 Boston Bruins NHL 80 44 59 103 16 15 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 2 -
1981-82 Boston Bruins NHL 75 51 43 94 12 15 | Playoffs 11 6 9 15 0 -
Canada CC 7 1 2 3 0 - |
1982-83 Boston Bruins NHL 80 49 47 96 8 33 | Playoffs 17 11 22 33 6 -
1983-84 Boston Bruins NHL 80 47 58 105 14 26 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -4
1984-85 Boston Bruins NHL 80 30 46 76 6 2 | Playoffs 5 3 0 3 0 -
Canada CC 7 4 4 8 0 8 |
1985-86 Boston Bruins “C” NHL 49 14 30 44 10 17 |
1986-87 Boston Bruins “C” NHL 76 31 37 68 6 7 | Playoffs 4 2 2 4 0 -
1987-88 Boston Bruins “C” NHL 59 13 19 32 11 3 | Playoffs 19 5 5 10 4 4
1988-89 EHC Bülach NLB 17 11 14 25 18 - |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1965-66 Wexford Raiders QC Int PW - - - - - - |
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 63 36 48 84 1.33 14 - | 1 15 9 6 15 1.00 2 -
CC 2 14 5 6 11 0.79 0 8 | 0
MetJBHL 1 42 39 34 73 1.74 28 - | 0
NHL 14 1 005 448 540 988 0.98 157 180 | 12 114 45 55 100 0.88 19 0
OHA-Jr. 2 115 103 104 207 1.80 38 - | 1 12 5 5 10 0.83 2 -
QC Int PW 1 - - - - - - - | 0
NLB (SL) 1 17 11 14 25 1.47 18 - | 0
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1973, 2 #21 overall by Minnesota Fighting Saints in the WHA Amateur Draft

Number 16 retired by Boston Bruins

Cult/Star player for Boston Bruins

Cult/Star player for Bülach

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