Bill Mikkelson

Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    6'0" / 183 cm
  • Weight
    185 lbs / 84 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired
  • Highlights
    1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1

Uncle: Jim McFadden
Brother: Glen Mikkelson
Daughter: Meaghan Mikkelson
Son: Brendan Mikkelson
Son-in-law: Scott Reid

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1964-65 Brandon Wheat Kings SJHL 3 0 1 1 0 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 0
1965-66 Brandon Wheat Kings SJHL 60 9 14 23 92 | Playoffs 11 1 3 4 12
1966-67 Brandon Wheat Kings MJHL - - - - - |
1967-68 Brandon Wheat Kings WCHL 56 14 27 41 119 | Playoffs 8 0 1 1 4
1968-69 Winnipeg Jets WCHL 53 5 26 31 43 | Playoffs 7 0 1 1 0
1969-70 Winnipeg Jets WCHL 59 5 34 39 76 | Playoffs 14 1 5 6 16
1970-71 Springfield Kings AHL 69 2 9 11 50 | Playoffs 12 1 2 3 14
1971-72 Los Angeles Kings NHL 15 0 1 1 6 -11 |
Springfield Kings AHL 32 2 3 5 36 |
1972-73 New York Islanders NHL 72 1 10 11 45 -54 |
1973-74 Baltimore Clippers AHL 75 1 21 22 77 | Playoffs 7 0 1 1 6
1974-75 Washington Capitals NHL 59 3 7 10 52 -82 |
Richmond Robins AHL 10 0 0 0 16 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 4
1975-76 Baltimore Clippers AHL 76 3 18 21 52 |
1976-77 Washington Capitals NHL 1 0 0 0 2 0 |
Rhode Island Reds AHL 51 3 7 10 28 |
Hershey Bears AHL 22 1 2 3 18 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 4
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 335 12 60 72 0.21 277 0 | 28 1 4 5 0.18 28 0
MJHL 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 |
NHL 147 4 18 22 0.15 105 -147 |
SJHL 63 9 15 24 0.38 92 0 | 16 1 4 5 0.31 12 0
WCHL 168 24 87 111 0.66 238 0 | 29 1 7 8 0.28 20 0
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1974, 1 #32 overall by Washington Capitals in the NHL Expansion Draft

Drafted 1972, 1 #27 overall by New York Islanders in the NHL Expansion Draft

- Mikkelson is best known for posting the worst plus/minus rating in single-season NHL history at -82 for the Washington Capitals in 1974–75. Total +/- in NHL -147 in 147 games.