Dan McGillis
Dan McGillis 1
Dan McGillis (middle)
Position Defence
Shot Left
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
220 lb (100 kg)
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born July 1 1972 (1972-07-01) (age 47),
Hawkesbury, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 238th overall, 1992
Detroit Red Wings
Pro Career 1996 – present

Dan McGillis (born July 1 1972, Hawkesbury, Ontario) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for 8 seasons with the Edmonton Oilers, Philadelphia Flyers, San Jose Sharks, Boston Bruins, and New Jersey Devils.

Playing careerEdit

McGillis was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the 10th round, 238th overall in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft. After being drafted McGillis chose to play in the college ranks and played with Northeastern University for 4 years. While in college he earned Hockey East first All-Star team honors twice (1995,1996) and an NCAA East First All-American team nomination in 1996.

During his senior season McGillis was traded by the Red Wings to the Edmonton Oilers for Kirk Maltby. After college McGillis joined the Oilers for the 1996–1997 season and played 73 games, scoring 22 points. The following season he scored 25 points in 67 games with the Oilers before being traded to the Philadelphia Flyers. He appeared in 13 games with the Flyers, scoring 6 points.

McGillis played the next four and a half years with the Flyers. He scored a career high 49 points during the 2000–2001 season. The 2002–2003 season was a particularly crazy one for McGillis. He started the year with the Flyers before being traded to the San Jose Sharks. After only 37 games with the Sharks McGillis was again traded, this time to the Boston Bruins. For the 2003–2004 season McGillis scored 28 points in 80 games with the Bruins.

After the 2004–05 NHL lockout McGillis signed with the New Jersey Devils. McGillis played in only 27 games with the Devils during the 2005–2006 season before being demoted to the Albany River Rats, the first time in his career he was demoted to the minors. For the 2006–2007 season McGillis spent the entire year with the Devils' new minor league affiliate Lowell Devils, scoring 41 points in 68 games.

On September 20, 2007, McGillis accepted an invitation from the Vancouver Canucks to attend their training camp. He was released by the team on October 1. He then signed with Adler Mannheim of the German DEL.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM
1996–97 Edmonton Oilers NHL 73 6 16 22 52
1997–98 Edmonton-Philadelphia Flyers NHL 80 11 20 31 109
1998–99 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 78 8 37 45 61
1999–2000 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 68 4 14 18 55
2000–01 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 82 14 35 49 86
2001–02 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 75 5 14 19 46
2002–03 Phil.-San Jose-Boston NHL 71 3 17 20 60
2003–04 Boston Bruins NHL 80 5 23 28 65
2005–06 New Jersey Devils NHL 27 0 6 6 36
Totals NHL 634 56 182 238 570

International playEdit

Year Team Comp GP G A Pts PIM
2002 Canada WC 5 0 1 1 2

External linksEdit

This page uses content from Wikipedia. The original article was at Dan McGillis. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with Ice Hockey Wiki, the text of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License 3.0 (Unported) (CC-BY-SA).

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.