Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Ernie Godden
Diminutive centre Ernie Godden played five games for the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1981-82. A talented offensive player, he made more of an impact in the minors and Europe in his pro career.

Born in Keswick, Ontario, Godden played junior B with the Newmarket Flyers before joining the Windsor Spitfires of the OHL. He was chosen 55th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1981 after scoring 87 goals and making the league's first all-star team. In addition to his brief tenure in Toronto, Godden spent his first three years as a top scorer in the CHL with the Cincinnati Tigers and the AHL's St. Catharines Saints. Godden played one year with Klagenfurter of Germany before retiring in 1985.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1976-77 Newmarket Flyers ON-Jr.A 44 19 24 43 89
1977-78 Newmarket Flyers ON-Jr.A 40 20 24 44 67
1978-79 Windsor Spitfires OMJHL 64 25 31 56 165 7 2 1 3 18
1979-80 Windsor Spitfires OMJHL 62 40 41 81 158 16 9 7 16 36
1980-81 Windsor Spitfires OMJHL 68 87 66 153 185 11 13 16 29 44
1981-82 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 5 1 1 2 6 +1
1981-82 Cincinnati Tigers CHL 67 32 37 69 178 3 1 0 1 38
1982-83 St. Catharines Saints AHL 64 27 23 50 106
1983-84 St. Catharines Saints AHL 78 31 36 67 69 7 4 1 5 28
1984-85 Klagenfurter AC Austria 39 34 23 57 68
NHL Totals 5 1 1 2 6


OMJHL First All-Star Team (1981)
OMJHL MVP (1981)
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