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Mel Bridgman

Born:April 28, 1955Draft:1975 Flyers 1st Overall
Hometown:Trenton, OntarioPosition:Center
Known For:Shoots/Catches:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Retired

Melvin John Bridgman (born April 28, 1955) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey center who played 14 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1975–76 until 1988–89. After his playing career, he earned his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In 1992, Bridgman was the first general manager of the modern-day Ottawa Senators of the NHL.

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  • WCHL Leading Scorer (1975)
  • WCHL All-Star Team (1975)