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Michael Francis "Mike" Dunham (born June 1, 1972 in Johnson City, New York) is an American retired professional ice hockey goaltender. Dunham is the Boston Bruins goalie development coach, and the former head goaltending coach for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Mike Dunham
Born (1972-06-01) June 1, 1972 (age 47)
Johnson City, New York, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for New Jersey Devils
Nashville Predators
New York Rangers
Atlanta Thrashers
New York Islanders
National team  United States
NHL Draft 53rd overall, 1990
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 1993–2007

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Playing careerEdit

Dunham attended Canterbury School in New Milford, Connecticut, a Catholic boarding school, where he was an All-New England 1st Team Goalie under legendary prep school coach Charlie Huntington. Dunham played college hockey for the University of Maine, where he shared the goaltending duties with Garth Snow. The team won the NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Championship in Dunham's final season, 1992–93.

He was drafted in the 3rd round (53rd overall) of the 1990 NHL Entry Draft by the New Jersey Devils. He won the Calder Cup in 1995 with the Albany River Rats. He also won the William M. Jennings Trophy with Martin Brodeur after the 1996–97 NHL season. During the 1998 expansion draft, Mike Dunham was selected by the Nashville Predators where he played four seasons splitting the starting role with Tomáš Vokoun. He also played for the New York Rangers, Atlanta Thrashers, and New York Islanders. He participated in the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, helping the United States win the silver medal. During the NHL lockout 2004-05, Dunham played with Skellefteå AIK in Sweden to make a team boost for the end of season. Dunham has a career record of 141–178–39–5, with a 2.74 goals against average, 90.8% save percentage, and 19 shutouts.

CoachingEdit

On September 10, 2007, Dunham was named goaltending coach of the New York Islanders.[1] The move ended his 11-year NHL playing career. He left the Islanders in July 2017 after 10 years to become the Boston Bruins goalie development coach in August 2017.[2]

Awards and honorsEdit

Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Representing the   United States
World Championships
  2004 Czech Republic Team
Olympic Games
  2002 Salt Lake City Team
World Junior Championships
  1992 Germany Team
Award Year
All-Hockey East First Team 1992–93
AHCA East First-Team All-American 1992–93
Calder Cup Champion (Albany River Rats) 1994-95
  • Binghamton Hockey Hall Of Fame. Inducted Friday March 13, 2009 (w/Glenn Merkosky)

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP W L T OTL MIN GA SO GAA SV% GP W L MIN GA SO GAA SV%
1987–88 Canterbury School High-CT 29 1740 69 4 2.38
1988–89 Canterbury School High-CT 25 1500 63 2 2.52
1989–90 Canterbury School High-CT 32 1558 68 3 2.62
1990–91 University of Maine HE 23 14 5 2 1275 63 0 2.96
1991–92 University of Maine HE 7 6 0 0 382 14 1 2.20
1991–92 United States Intl 3 0 1 1 157 10 0 3.82
1992–93 University of Maine HE 25 21 1 1 1429 63 0 2.65
1993–94 United States Intl 33 22 9 2 1983 125 2 3.78
1993–94 Albany River Rats AHL 5 2 2 1 304 26 0 5.13 .858
1994–95 Albany River Rats AHL 35 20 7 8 2120 99 1 2.80 .898 7 6 1 419 20 1 2.86
1995–96 Albany River Rats AHL 44 30 10 2 2592 109 1 2.52 .908 3 1 2 182 5 1 1.65
1996–97 New Jersey Devils NHL 26 8 7 1 1013 43 2 2.55 .906
1996–97 Albany River Rats AHL 3 1 1 1 184 12 0 3.91 .871
1997–98 New Jersey Devils NHL 15 5 5 3 773 29 1 2.25 .913
1998–99 Nashville Predators NHL 44 16 23 3 2472 127 1 3.08 .908
1999–2000 Nashville Predators NHL 52 19 27 6 3077 146 0 2.85 .908
1999–2000 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 1 1 0 0 60 1 0 1.00 .933
2000–01 Nashville Predators NHL 48 21 21 4 2810 107 4 2.28 .923
2001–02 Nashville Predators NHL 58 23 24 9 3316 144 3 2.61 .906
2002–03 Nashville Predators NHL 15 2 9 2 819 43 0 3.15 .892
2002–03 New York Rangers NHL 43 19 17 5 2467 94 5 2.29 .924
2003–04 New York Rangers NHL 57 16 30 6 3148 159 2 3.03 .896
2004–05 Skellefteå AIK SWE II 13 726 36 4 2.98
2005–06 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 17 8 5 2 779 36 1 2.77 .893
2005–06 Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 2 2 0 0 120 5 0 2.50 .861
2006–07 New York Islanders NHL 19 4 10 3 979 61 0 3.74 .889
NHL totals 394 141 178 39 5 21,653 989 19 2.74 .908

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SV%
1991 United States WJC 3 1 2 0 180 11 0 3.67
1992 United States WJC 6 5 0 1 360 14 2.33
1992 United States WC 3 0 1 0 107 7 0 3.93
1993 United States WC 1 1 0 0 60 1 0 1.00
1994 United States OG 3 0 1 2 180 15 0 5.00 .826
1998 United States WC 2 0 1 0 40 4 0 6.00
2002 United States OG 1 1 0 0 60 0 1 0.00 1.000
2004 United States WC 4 1 3 0 237 10 0 2.53 .915
Junior totals 9 6 2 1 540 25 0 2.78
Senior totals 14 3 6 2 684 37 1 3.25

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mike Dunham, Goaltending Coach - New York Islanders - Coaching Staff". Islanders.nhl.com. Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  2. ^ Haggerty, Joe (10 August 2017). "Boston Bruins fill a longtime need with goalie development coach". NBC Sports Boston. NBC Sports. Retrieved 4 August 2018.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Byron Dafoe and Olaf Kölzig
Winner of the Hap Holmes Memorial Award
1994–95
(w/Corey Schwab)
Succeeded by
Manny Legace and Scott Langkow
Preceded by
Chris Osgood and Mike Vernon
Winner of the William M. Jennings Trophy
1996–97
(w/Martin Brodeur)
Succeeded by
Martin Brodeur