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|1981 NHL DRAFT PICK|
No. 204 overall by Calgary Flames
September 28, 1962
Height: 5-11 Weight: 185
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Winnipeg, Manitoba (Canada)
Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba
| Debut: February 27, 1982 (Philadelphia at
Numbers: 19, 22, 25, 32 (Calgary); 32 (Detroit)
Stanley Cup: Never won.
Retired December 1998
|CAREER NHL STATISTICS|
AWARDS AND HONORS
Miscellaneous: Traded by Detroit to Edmonton in exchange for Billy Carroll
on December 28, 1985, but never played for parent team.
Saskatoon (WHL); Oklahoma City, Colorado|
(CHL); Moncton (AHL); Adirondack (AHL); Nova Scotia, New Haven (AHL); Olten
(Switzerland); Springfield (AHL); Kuopio (Finland); Neuss (West Germany);
Herisau (Switzerland); Essen-West, Nuremberg, Krefeld, Dusseldorf, Kassel
(Germany); London (Great Britain)
World Junior Championships: 1982 (gold medal)
AWARDS AND HONORS
CHL All-Star Second Team:
WHL All-Star First Team: 1981-82
Saskatoon Records: Most assists in one season (125
WHL Assists Leader: 1981-82 (Saskatoon) (125 assists)
1983-84: Played on CHL regular-season champion (Colorado).
1985-86: Played 25 regular-season games for Adirondack team that went on
to win AHL playoff title, but was not with team in postseason.
Played 10 regular-season games for Dusseldorf team that went on to win
German playoff title, but was not with team in playoffs.
Miscellaneous: Played on first
Canadian team to win a gold medal at World Junior Championships in 1982. ...
Set WHL single-season record (since broken) with 125 assists in 1981-82. ...
Joined Oklahoma City (CHL) for balance of 1981-82 season after completing
major-junior season. ... Signed with Springfield (AHL) as an unrestricted
free agent on March 10, 1987, after completing 1986-87 season in
Personal: Full name is Bruce Glen
Eakin. ... Younger brother of former minor-leaguer Grant Eakin.
|HOW HE GOT AWAY|
|FREE AGENCY: Based on his prior salary and
experience, the NHL declared Eakin an unrestricted free agent when his
contract expired after the 1984-85 seasont. He
signed with Detroit on July 18, 1985.||
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