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Robert Lea MacMillan (born December 3, 1952 in Charlottetown, P.E.I.) is a former professional right winger who played in the NHL for 11 seasons from 1974–75 until 1984–85.

MacMillan was drafted 15th overall by the New York Rangers in the 1972 NHL Amateur Draft. However, he started out with the Minnesota Fighting Saints of the World Hockey Association for two seasons. He joined the Rangers in 1974.

He reached his peak with the Atlanta Flames in 1978-79 when he scored 108 points and won the Lady Byng Trophy. He retired in 1985,

Upon his retirement, MacMillan returned to Charlottetown to coach Senior hockey. After two years behind the bench he made a brief comeback to the ice when he dressed for two games with the Charlottetown Islanders in the 1987-88 season and scored four points.

Bob is the father of Logan MacMillan, the first-round pick (19th overall) of the Anaheim Ducks in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1970–71 St. Catharines Black Hawks OHA 59 41 62 103 93
1971–72 St. Catharines Black Hawks OHA 39 12 41 53 41
1972–73 Minnesota Fighting Saints WHA 75 13 27 40 48 6 0 3 3 0
1973–74 Minnesota Fighting Saints WHA 78 14 34 48 81 11 2 3 5 4
1974–75 Providence Reds AHL 46 18 29 47 58 6 3 2 5 17
1974–75 New York Rangers NHL 22 1 2 3 4
1975–76 St. Louis Blues NHL 80 20 32 52 41 3 0 1 1 0
1976–77 St. Louis Blues NHL 80 19 39 58 11 4 0 1 1 0
1977–78 St. Louis Blues NHL 28 7 12 19 23
1977–78 Atlanta Flames NHL 52 31 31 52 26 2 0 2 2 0
1978–79 Atlanta Flames NHL 77 37 71 108 14 2 0 1 1 0
1979–80 Atlanta Flames NHL 77 22 39 61 10 4 0 0 0 9
1980–81 Calgary Flames NHL 77 28 35 63 47 16 8 6 14 7
1981–82 Calgary Flames NHL 23 4 7 11 14
1981–82 Colorado Rockies NHL 57 18 32 50 27
1982–83 New Jersey Devils NHL 71 19 29 48 8
1983–84 New Jersey Devils NHL 71 17 23 40 23
1984–85 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 8 2 2 4 2
1984–85 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 36 5 7 12 12
NHL totals 753 228 349 577 260 31 8 11 19 16

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Preceded by
Butch Goring
Winner of the Lady Byng Trophy
1979
Succeeded by
Wayne Gretzky
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