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|1974 NHL DRAFT PICK|
Selected in first round
No. 16 overall
by Chicago Black Hawks
Born September 17, 1956
Height: 6-3 Weight: 200
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Birthplace: Sudbury, Ontario (Canada)
Merritt, British Columbia
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
BCJHL All-Star Second Team: 1972-73 (Penticton)
| Debut: October 9, 1974 (Chicago at Detroit)|
Numbers: 22 (Chicago);
22 (New Jersey)
Stanley Cup: Never won.
Playing Status: Retired August 1984
|CAREER NHL STATISTICS|
Chicago, New Jersey||586||
|CAREER NHL PLAYOFF STATISTICS|
AWARDS AND HONORS
NHL Records: Youngest player to score goal
in regular-season game (age 18 years, 1 month on Oct. 19, 1974, at St. Louis),
most goals in period (4 in first period vs. St. Louis on Feb. 3, 1982, shares
Chicago Records: Most goals in one game (5 vs. St. Louis on
Feb. 3, 1982), most goals in one period (4 in first period vs. St. Louis on
Feb. 3, 1982, shares record), most points in one game (7 vs. St. Louis on Feb.
3, 1982, shares record)
Goals Leader: 1979-80 (39 goals)
Chicago Playoffs Points Leader:
1977 (1, tie)
Chicago Playoffs Goals Leader: 1977 (1, tie)
Miscellaneous: Was NHL's youngest full-time player in 1974-75 season, starting
the season just three weeks after his 18th birthday. ... Missed part of
1975-76 season with broken foot. ... Missed part of 1980-81 season with
shattered left forearm, an injury suffered in Chicago's game at Toronto on
Dec. 20, 1980. The injury required surgery in which doctors inserted eight
pins, a plate and a graft of bone from Mulvey's hip in order to repair the
forearm. He did not return to action until March 22, 1981. ... Missed
most of 1982-83 season with knee injury suffered in Chicago's game vs. Buffalo on Oct.
20, 1982. The injury required surgery. ... Was property of Pittsburgh from Oct. 3-8, 1983, but
never played for parent club. ... Missed part of 1983-84 season with bruised
ribs, an injury suffered in January 1984. ... Chose to retire after being
released by New Jersey in August 1984.
|Post-Draft Teams: Springfield (AHL); Maine (AHL)|
AWARDS AND HONORS
AHL Calder Cup: 1984 (Maine)
Career: Served as Chicago (IHL) head coach from March 24, 1996, to March
Management Career: Served as first president, general
manager and alternate governor of Chicago (IHL) from Jan. 25, 1994, to March
7, 1997. Lost title of president earlier in 1996-97 season. ... Credited
with naming franchise the Chicago Wolves.
certificate in business administration from University of Illinois at Chicago
Miscellaneous: Worked for Chicago printing company during
off-seasons of his playing days. ... Returned to Chicago after his retirement
and worked to bring International Hockey League expansion franchise to the
city. ... Founded Mid-West Elite Hockey School in 1989, growing it into the
largest youth hockey program in the Midwest. ... Alienated players while
coaching in Chicago during 1996-97 season when he complained about their lack
of effort relative to their salaries and traded several of them as punishment.
Team owner Don Levin later admitted that he should not have allowed Mulvey, a
part-owner of the team, to serve as head coach because he lacked proper
Personal: Nicknamed "Granny." ... Older brother of former NHL player Paul
Mulvey. ... Father of former Tier II junior (NAHL) and University of Illinois
club player Kyle Mulvey.
|HOW HE GOT AWAY|
|WAIVERS: Chicago left Mulvey unprotected for
the 1983 NHL Waiver Draft, and he was claimed by Pittsburgh on Oct. 3, 1983.
Pittsburgh then placed him on waivers and he was claimed by New Jersey on Oct.
8, 1983. The deal was actually a de facto trade in which Pittsburgh sent
Mulvey to New Jersey for future considerations.||
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