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Mike Milbury

Born:June 17, 1952Draft:Undrafted Bruins 1974
Hometown:Brighton, MA, USAPosition:D
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:USA

Michael Russo Milbury (born June 17, 1952) is an American former professional ice hockey player and current sports announcer. He played for twelve seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL), all for the Boston Bruins. He later served as assistant general manager under Harry Sinden and head coach for Boston, as well as general manager and head coach for the New York Islanders. He served as a television color commentator and analyst for the NHL on NBC from 2007 to 2021.

Years as an NHL player: 1975–1987

Years as an NHL coach: 1985–1991, 1995–1999

Years as an NHL executive: 1995-2006

Mike Milbury
Mike Milbury

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Coaching History

Front Office History

  • NHL New York Islanders (General Manager) 1995–2006
  • World Championship Team USA (General Manager) 1996, 1997


  • As a Player
    • Inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2006
  • As a Coach
    • AHL Coach of the Year (Louis A.R. Pieri Memorial Award) (1988)
  • As a GM
    • World Championship Bronze Medal (1996)