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Michael John Kaszycki (born February 27, 1956 in Milton, Ontario) is a Canadian retired ice hockey player.

Mike Kaszycki
Born (1956-02-27) February 27, 1956 (age 63)
Milton, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Center
Shot Left
Played for New York Islanders
Washington Capitals
Toronto Maple Leafs
HC Langnau
HC Ambrì-Piotta
EV Zug
Genève-Servette HC
Lausanne HC
NHL Draft 32nd overall, 1976
New York Islanders
WHA Draft 38th overall, 1976
New England Whalers
Playing career 1976–1989

BiographyEdit

As a youth, Kaszycki played in the 1968 and 1969 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournaments with the Toronto Christie minor ice hockey team.[1]

He played major junior hockey with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, of the Ontario Major Junior Hockey League (today's OHL), winning the Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy as the league's scoring champion in his final junior season of 1975–76.

Kaszycki was drafted by the New York Islanders 32nd overall in the 1976 NHL Amateur Draft and by the New England Whalers 38th overall in the 1976 WHA Amateur Draft. He signed with the Islanders, playing with them, the Washington Capitals and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Kaszycki played 226 games over five seasons in the NHL, scoring 122 points.

During the 1981–82 AHL season, while playing for the New Brunswick Hawks, Kaszycki won three individual American Hockey League awards. Kaszycki was awarded the Les Cunningham Award as Most Valuable Player, the John B. Sollenberger Trophy as top scorer, and the Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award for sportsmanship and perseverance.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1972–73 Dixie Beehives OPJHL 44 35 54 89 33
1973–74 Dixie Beehives OPJHL 43 44 55 99 34
1974–75 Toronto Marlboros OMJHL 70 41 44 85 48 23 11 15 26 21
1974–75 Toronto Marlboros MC 4 2 0 2 0
1975–76 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OMJHL 66 51 119 170 38 12 10 10 20 8
1976–77 Fort Worth Texans CHL 76 32 55 87 50 6 3 3 6 10
1977–78 New York Islanders NHL 58 13 29 42 24 7 1 3 4 4
1977–78 Rochester Americans AHL 6 4 2 6 2
1978–79 New York Islanders NHL 71 16 18 34 37 10 1 3 4 4
1979–80 New York Islanders NHL 16 1 4 5 15
1979–80 Washington Capitals NHL 28 7 10 17 10
1979–80 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 25 4 4 8 10 2 0 0 0 2
1980–81 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 6 0 2 2 2
1980–81 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 42 15 21 36 42 6 2 2 4 9
1981–82 New Brunswick Hawks AHL 80 36 82 118 67 15 8 13 21 17
1982–83 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 22 1 13 14 10
1982–83 St. Catharines Saints AHL 56 26 42 68 30
1983–84 St. Catharines Saints AHL 72 39 71 110 51 5 1 1 2 7
1984–85 HC Langnau NDA 22 12 13 25
1984–85 Moncton Golden Flames AHL 30 9 15 24 8
1985–86 HC Ambrì-Piotta NDA 36 19 18 37 61
1986–87 HC Ambrì-Piotta NDA 33 23 27 50 52 5 1 3 4 10
1987–88 HC Ambrì-Piotta NDA 35 19 20 39 59 6 2 4 6 20
1988–89 EV Zug NDA 35 25 23 48 68 3 1 1 2 0
1989–90 Genève-Servette HC CHE III
1990–91 Lausanne HC CHE II 36 21 33 54 113 1 0 2 2 14
1991–92 Lausanne HC CHE II 27 16 27 43 55
NHL totals 226 42 80 122 108 19 2 6 8 10
AHL totals 244 114 212 326 158 20 9 14 23 24
NDA totals 159 98 101 199 14 4 8 12 30

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-08.

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