Michael Parks
Born (1992-02-15)February 15, 1992,
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
Slovak team
F. teams
HKm Zvolen
Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Vaasan Sport
Timrå IK
Dornbirn Bulldogs
NHL Draft 149th overall, 2010
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 2015–present

Michael Parks (born February 15, 1992) is an American professional ice hockey player who currently plays for HKm Zvolen of the Slovak Extraliga (Slovak).[1]

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Parks was drafted in the fifth round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Philadelphia Flyers.[2] After four seasons at the University of North Dakota, he started his career with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms of the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2015 and the Quad City Mallards of the ECHL in 2016.

Parks signed a contract in Finland to play for top flight Liiga team, Vaasan Sport on July 26, 2017.[3] Late in the 2017–18 season, Parks joined Timrå IK in the Swedish Allsvenskan.

In the 2018–19 season, Parks continued his career in Europe agreeing to a one-year contract with Austrian club, Dornbirn Bulldogs on July 9, 2018.[4] As a regular among the Bulldogs top 9 forwards, Parks added 10 goals and 22 points through 44 regular season games.

As a free agent, Parks opted to return to North America and the ECHL after two seasons abroad, agreeing to a one-year deal with home state team, the Kansas City Mavericks on July 31, 2019.[5]

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10 Cedar Rapids RoughRiders USHL 51 11 11 22 57 5 0 1 1 0
2010–11 Cedar Rapids RoughRiders USHL 56 25 16 41 42 8 3 1 4 6
2011–12 University of North Dakota WCHA 42 12 10 22 38
2012–13 University of North Dakota WCHA 25 7 1 8 31
2013–14 University of North Dakota NCHC 42 12 18 30 28
2014–15 University of North Dakota NCHC 42 12 20 32 44
2015–16 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 3 0 1 1 0
2016–17 Quad City Mallards ECHL 61 29 27 56 37 5 1 0 1 4
2017–18 Vaasan Sport Liiga 46 11 9 20 45
2017–18 Timrå IK Allsv 5 0 1 1 2 8 1 0 1 2
2018–19 Dornbirn Bulldogs EBEL 44 10 12 22 30
2019–20 Kansas City Mavericks ECHL 18 5 5 10 8
Liiga totals 46 11 9 20 45

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Michael Parks (ice hockey)'s career stats at Eliteprospects.com, retrieved October 18, 2017
  2. Michael Parks (ice hockey)'s career stats at The Internet Hockey Database, retrieved October 18, 2017
  3. MICHAEL PARKS SPORTIN HYÖKKÄYKSEEN (Finnish). Vaasan Sport (July 26, 2017). Retrieved on October 18, 2017.
  4. "Bulldogs welcome American Michael Parks" (in German). Dornbirn Bulldogs (July 9, 2018). Retrieved on July 9, 2018.
  5. "Mavericks sign Missouri native Michael Parks". Kansas City Mavericks (July 31, 2019). Retrieved on July 31, 2019.

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