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Rick Middleton | #9

RW | 5' 10" | 169 lb
Career
GP G A P +/-
1,005 448 540 988 175
  • Rick Middleton
  • Born: December 4, 1953
  • Birthplace: Toronto, ON, CAN
  • Shoots: Right
  • Draft: 1973 NYR, 1st rd, 14th pk (14th overall)
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Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
NHL Career 1,005 448 540 988 175 157 115 279 25 43 59 1 2,272 19.7
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
NHL Career 1,005 448 540 988 175 157 115 279 25 43 59 1 2,272 19.7

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Rick Middleton Awards
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
Season Team
1981-1982 Boston Bruins

Bio

Rick Middleton Bio

Middleton's slick offensive moves earned him the nickname "Nifty" and made him one of the NHL's most dangerous goal-scorers during the late 1970s and 1980s.

The New York Rangers selected Middleton, a right wing from Toronto, in the first round (No. 14) of the 1973 NHL Draft after he led the Ontario Hockey Association in scoring with 137 points (67 goals, 70 assists) in 62 games. He scored 36 goals in 63 games for Providence of the American Hockey League in 1973-74 and was promoted to the Rangers the following season.

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