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Bill McDougall
Position Centre
Shoots Right
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
185 lb (84 kg)
Teams Detroit Red Wings
Edmonton Oilers
Tampa Bay Lightning
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born August 10 1966 (1966-08-10) (age 50),
Mississauga, ON, CAN
Pro Career 1990 – 2006

William Henry 'Bill' McDougall (born August 10, 1966) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is best known for his record setting scoring performance during the 1992–1993 AHL playoffs.


McDougall signed with the Erie Panthers following a very successful season of senior hockey with the senior Port-aux-Basques Mariners. After an impressive 80 goals and 148 points in just 57 games, he was signed by the NHL's Detroit Red Wings and finished the end of the 1989–90 season with their farm club, the Adirondack Red Wings. He appeared in 3 games for the parent club the following season after posting strong offensive numbers with Adirondack.

McDougall was traded to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Max Middendorf in February, 1992, and ultimately made his hockey mark with their farm team, the AHL Cape Breton Oilers. The Cape Breton Oilers' 1992–1993 playoff run was one of the most dominant in AHL history, and McDougall emerged as the team's star, scoring a remarkable 52 points (26 goals and 26 assists) in 16 games en route to a Calder Cup championship for Cape Breton. McDougall was awarded with the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy for Most Valuble Player during the AHL playoffs. To this day, his AHL records for goals, assists, and points in a single playoff season still stand, and his total of 3.25 points per game, is more than was ever matched in the NHL. Wayne Gretzky holds the NHL record with 47 points in a single playoff season.

McDougall spend the following season in the Tampa Bay Lightning organization, appearing in 22 games with the parent club while scoring 3 goals and 3 assists. He then spent the next 8 seasons playing with various pro teams in Italy, Switzerland, and Germany. McDougall would return to his native Canada in 2002, and spent two seasons with the Dundas Real McCoys of the MLH in Ontario before retiring. He would return for one more season with the Real McCoys in 2005-06 before retiring for good.

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1988–89Port-aux-Basques MarinersSenior26204161129
1989–90Erie PanthersECHL5780681482267551020
1989–90Adirondack Red WingsAHL1110717421122
1990–91Adirondack Red WingsAHL7147529919221232
1990–91Detroit Red WingsNHL2011010000
1991–92Adirondack Red WingsAHL45282452112
1991–92Cape Breton OilersAHL22818263640118
1992-93Cape Breton OilersAHL714246881611626265230
1992–93Edmonton OilersNHL42134
1993–94Atlanta KnightsIHL48173047141141271930
1993–94Tampa Bay LightningNHL223368
1994–95Courmaosta HCItaly30303464107
1999-00Munich BaronsDEL3916223864
2000-01EHC ChurSwiss-B18612182884488
2001-02ERC IngolstadtDEL15471153
2002-03Dundas Real McCoysMLH568144
2003-04Dundas Real McCoysMLH133584
2005-06Dundas Real McCoysMLH63144
NHL totals 28 5 5 10 12 1 0 0 0 0


Bill McDougall's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database

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