Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Mike Byers
Forward Mike Byers began his ascent to the NHL playing his major junior hockey with the Toronto Marlboros of the OHA, signing with them and playing in two games as a 17-year-old in 1963-64. The following year Byers was a regular roster player with the Marlies, scoring 21 goals and 42 points in 47 games. As a 20-year-old veteran he had a great final season, scoring 25 goals and 44 points in 41 games and helped guide the Marlboros to the 1967 Memorial Cup championship along with other such future NHL players as Gerry Meehan, Brad Park and Brian Glennie.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1962-63 Toronto Midget Marlboros THL
1962-63 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. 2 4 1 5 0 9 3 5 8 6
1963-64 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. 2 0 0 0 0
1964-65 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. 56 22 18 40 37 19 1 4 5 8
1965-66 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. 47 21 21 42 45 14 4 2 6 4
1966-67 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. 41 25 19 44 20 17 3 3 6 15
1966-67 Toronto Marlboros M-Cup 9 3 3 6 14
1967-68 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 10 2 2 4 0 +2
1967-68 Tulsa Oilers CPHL 27 14 5 19 32 11 1 3 4 2
1967-68 Rochester Americans AHL 31 7 8 15 0
1968-69 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 5 0 0 0 2 0
1968-69 Tulsa Oilers CHL 51 17 17 34 6
1968-69 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 5 0 2 2 0 -1 4 0 1 1 0
1969-70 Quebec Aces AHL 62 15 23 38 11 6 1 0 1 0
1970-71 Los Angeles Kings NHL 72 27 18 45 14 -5
1971-72 Los Angeles Kings NHL 28 4 5 9 11 -13
1971-72 Buffalo Sabres NHL 46 9 7 16 12 -20
1972-73 Los Angeles Sharks WHA 56 19 17 36 20
1972-73 New England Whalers WHA 19 6 4 10 4 12 6 5 11 6
1973-74 New England Whalers WHA 78 29 21 50 6 7 2 4 6 12
1974-75 New England Whalers WHA 72 22 26 48 10 6 2 2 4 2
1975-76 New England Whalers WHA 21 4 3 7 0
1975-76 Cincinnati Stingers WHA 20 3 3 6 0
1976-77 Rochester Americans AHL 66 25 29 54 10 8 2 4 6 0
NHL Totals 166 42 34 76 39 4 0 1 1 0


Traded to Philadelphia by Toronto with Bill Sutherland and Gerry Meehan for Brit Selby and Forbes Kennedy, March 2, 1969. Traded to Los Angeles by Philadelphia for Brent Hughes, May 20, 1970. Traded to Buffalo by Los Angeles with Larry Hillman for Doug Barrie and Mike Keeler, December 16, 1971. Selected by LA Sharks (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Traded to New England (WHA) by LA Sharks (WHA) for Mike Hyndman, February, 1973. Signed as a free agent by Cincinnati (WHA) following release by New England (WHA), February, 1976.