Mitch Babin

Michel J. Babin (born December 1, 1954 in Kapuskasing, Ontario) is a Canadian retired ice hockey player.

Mitch Babin
Born (1954-12-01) December 1, 1954 (age 66)
Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for St. Louis Blues
NHL Draft 180th overall, 1974
St. Louis Blues
WHA Draft 218th overall, 1974
Indianapolis Racers
Playing career 1974–1979

Babin spent his junior years in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League for the Kenora Muskies and in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey Association for the North Bay Trappers. He was drafted 180th overall by the St. Louis Blues in the 1974 NHL amateur draft and 218th overall by the Indianapolis Racers in the 1974 WHA Amateur Draft. Babin chose to report to the Blues and was sent to the Denver Spurs of the Central Hockey League for development. He eventually played eight games for St. Louis during the 1975-76 NHL season but did not manage to score a point and spent the remainder of the season in the American Hockey League for the Providence Reds. He returned to the CHL for spells with the Kansas City Blues and the Salt Lake Golden Eagles before finishing his career in Austria for VEU Feldkirch.

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