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Joseph "Joe" Mullen (born February 26, 1957) is a former ice hockey player in the National Hockey League who played for more than 16 seasons with the St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Boston Bruins. He is currently the head coach of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the AHL. February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The modernized NHL shield logo debuted in 2005, replacing the orange and black shield, which had been used since the leagues inception. ... The St. ... The Calgary Flames are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Calgary, Alberta. ... The Pittsburgh Penguins are a professional ice hockey team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... The Boston Bruins are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. ... This logo is being used to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the AHLs founding. ...


Growing up in Hell's Kitchen, New York City, Joe and his brother Brian grew up playing roller hockey in the streets of New York and were both able to make their way into the NHL, with Joe being much more successful. Mullen's break came when his brother Brian got a job as a stick boy for the New York Rangers. The Mullen boys caught the eye of Ranger head coach Emile Francis, who became their sponsor in his newly formed Metro Junior Hockey Association. Hells Kitchen (also known as Clinton) is a neighborhood of New York City that includes the area between 34th Street and 57th Street, from 8th Avenue to the Hudson River. ... Nickname: The Big Apple Official website: City of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area Total 468. ... Brian Patrick Mullen (born March 16, 1962 in New York City, New York) is a former professional ice hockey player who spent eleven seasons in the NHL playing for the Winnipeg Jets, New York Rangers, San Jose Sharks, and New York Islanders. ... Roller hockey is a category which includes two rollersports. ... The New York Rangers (NYR) are a professional ice hockey team based in New York City. ...


He won an athletic scholarship to Boston College. He had hoped to earn a spot on the 1980 US Olympic Hockey Team (the Miracle on Ice team) but he decided to turn pro after his sophomore season instead. His father had become ill and Joe decided that he needed to support his family financially and could no longer afford to remain an amateur. This article is about Boston College. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


He entered the NHL Entry Draft but was not chosen. Scouts expressed concerns about his small size (5'9", 175 lbs.) and his unorthodox training. He finally signed as a free agent with the St. Louis Blues where his old friend and mentor Emile Francis was now coaching. The St. ...


In the following 16 seasons he would go on to score 502 goals and record 1,063 points in 1,062 NHL games. His list of accomplishments include three Stanley Cups (one with the Flames and two with the Penguins), a World Hockey Championship victory as a member of the American team, a berth on the NHL First All-Star team, inclusion to the Hockey Hall of Fame and United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 1998, and retiring as the highest-scoring American ice hockey player ever. He was the first American-born NHL player to score 500 career goals and the first to record 1,000 career points. Stanley Cup on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Stanley Cup which was originally called the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup, is awarded each year by the National Hockey League to the champion of its playoff tournament. ... The Hockey Hall of Fame in a former bank building The Stanley Cup on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Hockey Hall of Fame, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, celebrates the history of ice hockey, with exhibits featuring memorabilia and NHL trophies (including the Stanley Cup) along with... The United States Hockey Hall of Fame, located at 801 Hat Trick Avenue in Eveleth, Minnesota serves to honor those individuals that have contributed to the sport of hockey in the United States. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


He was enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2000. Mullen spent time as an assistant coach with the Pittsburgh Penguins before being named head coach of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on December 20, 2005. His son Patrick is a hockey player for the University of Denver. Currently resides in Upper St. Clair, PA. This article is about the year 2000. ... The Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. ... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The University of Denver (DU) is an independent, coeducational, four-year university in Denver, Colorado. ...

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Awards

The Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, formerly known as the Lady Byng Trophy, is presented each year to the National Hockey League hockey player voted to have shown the best sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with performance in play. ... The Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, formerly known as the Lady Byng Trophy, is presented each year to the National Hockey League hockey player voted to have shown the best sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with performance in play. ... The Lester Patrick Trophy has been has presented by the National Hockey League since 1966 to honour a recipients contribution to hockey in the United States. ... The Hockey Hall of Fame in a former bank building The Stanley Cup on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Hockey Hall of Fame, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, celebrates the history of ice hockey, with exhibits featuring memorabilia and NHL trophies (including the Stanley Cup) along with...

Career statistics

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1979-80 St. Louis NHL -- -- -- -- -- 1 0 0 0 0
1981-82 St. Louis NHL 45 25 34 59 4 10 7 11 18 4
1982-83 St. Louis NHL 49 17 30 47 6 -- -- -- -- --
1983-84 St. Louis NHL 80 41 44 85 19 6 2 0 2 0
1984-85 St. Louis NHL 79 40 52 92 6 3 0 0 0 0
1985-86 St. Louis NHL 48 28 24 52 10 -- -- -- -- --
1985-86 Calgary NHL 29 16 22 38 11 21 12 7 19 4
1986-87 Calgary NHL 79 47 40 87 14 6 2 1 3 0
1987-88 Calgary NHL 80 40 44 84 30 7 2 4 6 10
1988-89 Calgary NHL 79 51 59 110 16 21 16 8 24 4
1989-90 Calgary NHL 78 36 33 69 24 6 3 0 3 0
1990-91 Pittsburgh NHL 47 17 22 39 6 22 8 9 17 4
1991-92 Pittsburgh NHL 77 42 45 87 30 9 3 1 4 4
1992-93 Pittsburgh NHL 72 33 37 70 14 12 4 2 6 6
1993-94 Pittsburgh NHL 84 38 32 70 41 6 1 0 1 2
1994-95 Pittsburgh NHL 45 16 21 37 6 12 0 3 3 4
1995-96 Boston NHL 37 8 7 15 0 -- -- -- -- --
1996-97 Pittsburgh NHL 54 7 15 22 4 1 0 0 0 0
NHL Totals 1062 502 561 1063 241 143 60 46 106 42

Trivia

Patrick Roy playing for the Colorado Avalanche in 1999 Patrick Roy (pronounced Rwah, IPA: [ɹwɑ]) (born October 5, 1965, in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) is a retired ice hockey goaltender. ... McNichols Sports Arena was an indoor arena in Denver, Colorado. ... This article is the current U.S. Collaboration of the Week. ... The Colorado Avalanche are a professional ice hockey team based in Denver, Colorado. ... The Pittsburgh Penguins are a professional ice hockey team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... March 14 is the 73rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (74th in Leap years) with 292 days remaining in the year. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII in Roman) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Joe Mullen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (437 words)
Joseph "Joe" Mullen (born February 26, 1957) is a former ice hockey player in the National Hockey League who played for more than 16 seasons with the St.
Mullen spent time as an assistant coach with the Pittsburgh Penguins before being named head coach of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on December 20, 2005.
Mullen scored his 500th career goal against Patrick Roy at the McNichols Sports Arena in Denver, Colorado during a game between the Colorado Avalanche and Pittsburgh Penguins on March 14, 1997.
Film & TV: My Name Is Joe (Austin Chronicle . 03-08-99) (560 words)
The other half is the part that follows: "Ö and I'm an alcoholic." Joe (Mullen) has been clean and sober for nearly a year, but his volatile past as a drinker and a brawler is always chasing at his heels.
Neither Joe nor Sarah is looking for a relationship: Joe is fearful because his last relationship ended with a bout of drunken violence and Sarah is simply content with her life as it is. Both are in their late 30s, and find themselves drawn to each other despite their original intentions.
Yet Joe and Sarah remain very real and recognizable characters, whose adult love affair is fraught with all the hesitancies of two people who thought that emotional dependency was not in their cards.
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