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Mike Rogers (ice hockey)

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Playing career  1974–1986
Role  Ice hockey player
Weight  77 kg
Career end  1986
National team  Canada
Name  Mike Rogers
Height  1.75 m
Career start  1974
Position  Centerman
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Born  October 24, 1954 (age 61) Calgary, AB, CAN (1954-10-24)
NHL Draft  77th overall, 1974 Vancouver Canucks
WHA Draft  48th overall, 1974 Edmonton Oilers
Played for  Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers, Hartford Whalers

Michael R. Rogers (born October 24, 1954) is a retired professional ice hockey centre who played five seasons in the World Hockey Association, followed by seven seasons in the National Hockey League, from 1979–80 to 1985–86. He was drafted by both the Vancouver Canucks (5th round, 77th overall) of the NHL and the Edmonton Oilers (4th round, 48th overall) of the WHA in 1974. Rogers shares elite company in that he is one of only four players to have scored 100 or more points in his first three NHL seasons, the others being Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Peter Stastny.

Rogers was the color commentator for the Calgary Flames on Calgary radio stations for 20 years before announcing his retirement on July 25, 2013

Legacy

  • Ranked No. 88 on the all-time list of New York Rangers in the book 100 Ranger Greats (John Wiley & Sons, 2009).
  • References

    Mike Rogers (ice hockey) Wikipedia


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