Mike Krushelnyski

Mike Krushelnyski

Mike_Krushelnyski

Born:

April 27, 1960 LaSalle, PQ, CAN

Height:

6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)

Weight:

200 lb (91 kg)

Position:

Centre

Shoots:

Left

Played for:

NHL Boston Bruins Edmonton Oilers
Los Angeles Kings Toronto Maple Leafs
Detroit Red Wings

NHL Draft:

120th overall, 1979 Boston Bruins

Playing Career:

1980-1996

Biography

Known as “Krusher” He was selected 120th by the Boston Bruins in the 1979 NHL draft.

After two solid years in Beantown he was traded to the Edmonton Oilers

His most successful year came in 1984-85 posting 43 goals, 88 points and being named to the All-Star team

His ability as a two-way centre was a large component to the Edmonton Oilers Stanley Cup triumphs in 1987 and 88

In August 1988 he was part of the monumental trade to the Los Angeles Kings with Gretzky

After two successful seasons in LA he would finish career with Toronto and Detroit