Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Jim Cunningham
Born in St. Paul, Minnesota on August 15th 1956 Jim Cunningham played a single game in the National Hockey League with the Philadelphia Flyers. After a season of collegiate hockey with the Michigan State Spartans, Cunningham inked a deal with the Flyers in September of 1977.

During his first season with the Flyers organization Cunningham, a left-winger, was summoned by the big club for a single game. Though he didn't score in his only game he recorded four penalty minutes and was a plus one.

Cunningham played hockey for three more seasons spent primarily with the Maine Mariners, the American Hockey League farm team of the Flyers. Jim Cunningham retired from hockey in 1981.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1974-75 St. Paul Vulcans MWJHL 57 21 31 52 183
1975-76 St. Paul Vulcans MWJHL 47 16 58 74 148
1976-77 Michigan State Spartans WCHA 34 11 25 36 59
1977-78 Michigan State Spartans WCHA 2 0 0 0 8
1977-78 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 1 0 0 0 4 +1
1977-78 Maine Mariners AHL 48 1 6 7 106 8 0 1 1 20
1978-79 Maine Mariners AHL 78 8 16 24 223 10 2 3 5 10
1979-80 Maine Mariners AHL 51 7 19 26 179
1979-80 Cincinnati Stingers CHL 5 0 1 1 5
1979-80 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 13 2 3 5 78 5 1 0 1 16
1980-81 Maine Mariners AHL 44 3 5 8 141
1981-82
1982-83
1983-84 Toledo Goaldiggers IHL 3 0 0 0 4
NHL Totals 1 0 0 0 4


Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, September, 1977. Claimed by Winnipeg from Philadelphia in Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979.