|5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
155 lb (70 kg)
Fort Wayne Komets
Anaheim Might Ducks
Long Beach Ice Dogs
|Born||November 3, 1967,|
LaSalle, QC, CAN
|NHL Draft||15th overall|
(supplemental draft), 1988
|Pro Career||1989 – 2001|
Playing career[edit | edit source]
O'Neill played four years at Yale University before spending the 1989–90 season with Tappara Tampere of the SM-liiga. He was drafted 15th overall by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1988 NHL Supplemental Draft while he was at Yale University. He joined the Jets' farm system when he returned to North America in 1990–91.
O'Neill mainly played for the Moncton Hawks of the AHL and the Fort Wayne Komets of the IHL, only playing a few times for the Jets in the 1991–92 and 1992–93 seasons. In the 1993–94 season, he made 17 appearances for the Jets posting a 0–9–1 record. O'Neill returned to the minors and, in 1995–96, made 74 appearances with the Baltimore Bandits, an AHL record.
O'Neill was signed as a free agent by Anaheim, and played mainly for the Long Beach Ice Dogs in the IHL. He then signed with the Washington Capitals as a free agent in August 1997 and played 47 games for the Portland Pirates of the AHL in 1997–98.
O'Neill retired from professional hockey following the 2000–01 season. He never played a game in the NHL.
Awards[edit | edit source]
- Named to the ECAC First All-Star Team in 1987 and 1989.
- Named to the NCAA First All-Star Team in 1989.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season[edit | edit source]
|1990–91||Fort Wayne Komets||IHL||8||5||2||1||490||31||0||3.80|
|1993–94||Fort Wayne Komets||IHL||11||4||4||3||642||38||0||3.55|
|1994–95||Fort Wayne Komets||IHL||28||11||12||4||1603||109||0||4.08|
|1996–97||Anaheim Mighty Ducks||NHL||1||0||0||0||31||3||0||5.81|
|1997–98||Long Beach Ice Dogs||IHL||45||26||12||6||2644||145||1||3.29|
|1998–99||EC Villacher SV||Alpenliga||22||–||–||–||–||–||–||2.39|
|1998–99||EC Villacher SV||Swiss||20||–||–||–||–||–||–||2.53|
|1999–00||Long Beach Ice Dogs||IHL||25||7||12||5||1423||71||0||2.99|
|NHL CAREER TOTALS||21||0||9||2||855||61||0||4.28|
Post season[edit | edit source]
|1996–97||Long Beach Ice Dogs||IHL||1||0||0||–||0||0.00|
|1999–00||Long Beach Ice Dogs||IHL||1||0||1||–||0||3.01|
References[edit | edit source]
- Mike O'Neill's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Hockey Goalies bio
- Mike O'Neill's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Mike O'Neill - player profile and career stats at European Hockey.Net
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