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

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1970–71 St. Catharines Black HawksOHA59416210393
1971–72 St. Catharines Black HawksOHA3912415341
1972–73 Minnesota Fighting SaintsWHA751327404860330
1973–74 Minnesota Fighting SaintsWHA7814344881112354
1974–75 Providence RedsAHL4618294758632517
1974–75 New York RangersNHL221234
1975–76 St. Louis BluesNHL802032524130110
1976–77 St. Louis BluesNHL801939581140110
1977–78 St. Louis BluesNHL287121923
1977–78 Atlanta FlamesNHL523131522620220
1978–79 Atlanta FlamesNHL7737711081420110
1979–80 Atlanta FlamesNHL772239611040009
1980–81 Calgary FlamesNHL77283563471686147
1981–82 Calgary FlamesNHL23471114
1981–82Colorado RockiesNHL5718325027
1982–83 New Jersey DevilsNHL711929488
1983–84 New Jersey DevilsNHL7117234023
1984–85 Milwaukee AdmiralsIHL82242
1984–85 Chicago Black HawksNHL36571212
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
Succeeded by
Wayne Gretzky
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