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Mike McEwen

Mike McEwen  #27

Defenseman
NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: August 10, 1956
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Hornepayne, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 185 DRAFTED: NYR / 1976 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 3rd   (42nd overall)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1980) Traded to Colorado by NY Rangers with Lucien DeBlois, Pat Hickey, Dean Turner and future considerations (Bobby Crawford, January 15, 1980) for Barry Beck, November 2, 1979. Traded to NY Islanders by Colorado with Jari Kaarela for Glenn Resch and Steve Tambellini, March 10, 1981. Traded to Los Angeles by NY Islanders for Detroit's 4th round choice (previously acquired, NY Islanders selected Doug Wieck) in 1984 Entry Draft, November 17, 1983. Signed as a free agent by Washington, August 7, 1984. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, August 12, 1985. Traded to NY Rangers by Detroit for Steve Richmond, December 26, 1985. Traded to Hartford by NY Rangers for Bob Crawford, March 11, 1986.
Quote of the Day

This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.

— Islanders captain John Tavares