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Canada Mel Bridgman
#28 Vancouver Canucks / NHL - 88/89
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1. Mathias Bau Hansen 13 10 8 18
2. Lucas Andersen 14 9 8 17
3. Patrick Bjorkstrand 13 8 8 16
4. Søren Nielsen 12 6 10 16
5. Felix Maegaard Scheel 12 6 9 15
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
66
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired

Bridgman was selected 1st overall in 1975 after leading the WCHL with 157 points. He scored 50 points for the Flyers as a rookie and helped the team reach the Stanley Cup Finals with 14 points in the playoffs. He reached the 50-point mark 9 times and set career highs in 1982 with 33 goals and 87 points. Bridgman retired in 1989 with 252 goals and 701 points.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1971-72 Victoria Racquet Club U18 A1 U18 A1 - - - - - |
Victoria Cougars WCHL 4 0 0 0 0 |
1972-73 Nanaimo Clippers BCJHL 49 37 50 87 31 |
Victoria Cougars WCHL 4 1 1 2 0 |
1973-74 Victoria Cougars WCHL 62 26 39 65 149 |
1974-75 Victoria Cougars WCHL 66 66 91 157 175 |
Canada U20 WJC-20 5 4 1 5 9 |
1975-76 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 80 23 27 50 86 22 | Playoffs 16 6 8 14 31
1976-77 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 70 19 38 57 120 35 | Playoffs 7 1 0 1 8
1977-78 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 76 16 32 48 203 26 | Playoffs 12 1 7 8 36
1978-79 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 76 24 35 59 184 14 | Playoffs 8 1 2 3 17
1979-80 Philadelphia Flyers “C” NHL 74 16 31 47 136 13 | Playoffs 19 2 9 11 70
1980-81 Philadelphia Flyers “C” NHL 77 14 37 51 195 28 | Playoffs 12 2 4 6 39
1981-82 Philadelphia Flyers “C” NHL 9 7 5 12 47 0 |
Calgary Flames NHL 63 26 49 75 94 16 |
1982-83 Calgary Flames NHL 79 19 31 50 103 -1 | Playoffs 9 3 4 7 33
1983-84 New Jersey Devils NHL 79 23 38 61 121 -27 |
1984-85 New Jersey Devils “C” NHL 80 22 39 61 105 -16 |
1985-86 New Jersey Devils “C” NHL 78 23 40 63 80 -1 |
1986-87 New Jersey Devils “C” NHL 51 8 31 39 80 -8 |
Detroit Red Wings NHL 13 2 2 4 19 1 | Playoffs 16 5 2 7 28
1987-88 Detroit Red Wings NHL 57 6 11 17 42 4 | Playoffs 16 4 1 5 12 2
Adirondack Red Wings AHL 2 1 2 3 0 |
1988-89 HC Sierre NLB 23 17 28 45 34 |
Vancouver Canucks NHL 15 4 3 7 10 -4 | Playoffs 7 1 2 3 10 -1
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1991-92 Ottawa Senators NHL General Manager
1992-93 Ottawa Senators NHL General Manager
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 2 1 2 3 1.50 0 - | 0
BCJHL (BCHL) 1 49 37 50 87 1.78 31 - | 0
NHL 14 977 252 449 701 0.72 1625 102 | 10 122 26 39 65 0.53 284 1
NLB (SL) 1 23 17 28 45 1.96 34 - | 0
U18 A1 1 - - - - - - - | 0
WCHL (WHL) 4 136 93 131 224 1.65 324 - | 0
WJC-20 1 5 4 1 5 1.00 9 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Jimmy Watson (D) 1975-1982 7 Philadelphia Flyers
Reggie Leach (F) 1975-1982 7 Philadelphia Flyers
Rick Lapointe (D) 1971-1979 7 Canada U20, Philadelphia Flyers, Victoria Cougars
Paul Holmgren (F) 1975-1982 7 Philadelphia Flyers

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Drafted 1975, 1 #4 overall by Denver Spurs in the WHA Amateur Draft

Cult/Star player for New Jersey Devils

Cult/Star player for Sierre

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