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Mike Needham
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
185 lb (84 kg)
Teams Pittsburgh Penguins
Born April 4 1970 (1970-04-04) (age 46),
Calgary, AB, CAN
NHL Draft Round 6, 126th overall, 1989
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pro Career 1991 – 1994

Michael Lawrence Needham (born April 4, 1970 in Calgary, Alberta) is a retired professional ice hockey right wing in the NHL.

He played junior hockey for the Kamloops Blazers from 1986 to 1990, playing in the 1990 Memorial Cup tournament. He also won the gold medal playing for Canada in the 1990 World Junior Championship. The Pittsburgh Penguins chose him 126th overall in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft.

Needham turned pro with the Muskegon Lumberjacks in 1990-91. He was called up in 1991-92 to the Penguins in time to share in their Stanley Cup championship.

He battled injuries after that and played in some more games for the Penguins and the Dallas Stars after a trade. Needham retired in 1996. He played in a total of 86 NHL games and scored 9 goals and 5 assists.

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