Eldon "Pokey" Reddick (born 6 October 1964 in Halifax, Nova Scotia) is a retired professional ice hockey goaltender in the National Hockey League from 1986–87 to 1993–94. He is currently an assistant coach for the Tri-City Storm of the USHL.
Profile[edit | edit source]
- Position: Goaltender
- Catches: Left
- Height: 5 ft 8 in
- Weight: 170 lb
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Eldon "Pokey" Reddick spent most of his career in various minor leagues playing for various minor league teams. His NHL level experience includes playing for the Winnipeg Jets, Edmonton Oilers, and Florida Panthers. He won a Stanley Cup Championship with the Oilers in 1990.
Pokey also holds the distinction of being the only goaltender at any level of professional hockey to go through a 3 round playoff system undefeated, as he achieved this with the Fort Wayne Komets in the IHL in 1992–93. Pokey had an incredible 1.49 GAA in those playoffs, leading the Komets to the franchise's first title in 20 years.
Awards and achievements[edit | edit source]
- 1985-86 James Norris Memorial Trophy (IHL) (top Goals against average - IHL)
- 1989–90 - NHL - Stanley Cup (Edmonton)
- 1992-93 Norman R. "Bud" Poile Trophy (IHL) (Playoff MVP - IHL)