Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Tom Bissett
When Tom Bissett received a hockey scholarship from Michigan Tech, he knew that was the best route to take in pursuing a career in the sport. Bissett recognized the chances of landing a full-time NHL spot would be difficult so he opted for the safe route in gaining an education.

Bissett played four years with the Huskies, gradually improving on his point totals each year. The conclusion of his senior year in 1988-89 he turned pro and suited up for five games with the Adirondack Red Wings of the AHL, having been selected by the Detroit Red Wings 211th overall in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft.

It was not until the 1990-91 campaign that Bissett got the opportunity to play in the NHL, dressing for five games with the Red Wings. In the fall of 1991 Bissett ventured off to Europe where he played a decade of hockey in Sweden, Switzerland, Germany and Finland.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1984-85 Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 48 38 65 103 24
1985-86 Michigan Tech Huskies WCHA 40 12 21 33 18
1986-87 Michigan Tech Huskies WCHA 40 16 19 35 12
1987-88 Michigan Tech Huskies WCHA 41 18 26 44 20
1988-89 Michigan Tech Huskies WCHA 42 19 28 47 16
1988-89 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 5 0 1 1 0
1989-90 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 16 11 4 15 4
1989-90 Hampton Roads Admirals ECHL 5 7 7 14 2
1990-91 Detroit Red Wings NHL 5 0 0 0 0 -4
1990-91 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 73 44 38 82 12 2 0 0 0 0
1991-92 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 40 25 15 40 32
1991-92 United States WC-A 6 1 0 1 0
1992-93 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 40 21 11 32 20 10 7 1 8 8
1993-94 SC Rapperswil-Jona Swiss-2 36 24 24 48
1994-95 SC Rapperswil-Jona Swiss 33 12 15 27 18 6 4 3 7 2
1995-96 TuS Geretsried German-2 31 26 37 63 18
1995-96 Kaufbeurer Adler Germany 1 0 1 1 0
1995-96 HC La Chaux-de-Fonds Swiss-2 5 1 4 5 6
1995-96 Houston Aeros IHL 3 0 0 0 0
1996-97 HIFK Helsinki Finland 50 14 9 23 26
1997-98 Star Bulls Rosenheim Germany 34 10 14 24 20
1997-98 SC Rapperswil-Jona Swiss 9 2 3 5 4 2 0 2 2 2
1998-99 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 50 40 12 52 30 14 6 2 8 4
1998-99 United States WC-A 6 3 0 3 0
1999-00 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 50 15 37 52 55 11 3 2 5 0
1999-00 Brynas IF Gavle EuroHL 6 0 2 2 2
2000-01 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 50 21 17 38 30 4 3 1 4 0
2001-02 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 50 14 15 29 24 4 1 2 3 6
2002-03 Tappara Tampere Finland 45 11 13 24 6 15 4 0 4 4
NHL Totals 5 0 0 0 0


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