Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Lindsay Middlebrook
Goalie Lindsay Middlebrook played a few games for four different NHL clubs in the 70s and 80s. He was a solid journeyman back up who enjoyed most of his success in the minors.

Born in Collingwood, Ontario Middlebrook spent four years at St. Louis University where he was named to the CCHA first all-star team in 1975. He was signed as a free agent by the New York Rangers in 1977 and led the AHL in wins and was a first team all-star two years later.

In June, 1979, Middlebrook was taken by the Winnipeg Jets in the Expansion Draft that followed the disbanding of the World Hockey Association. He was a part time reserve for the club and played 24 games in two years. He also excelled for the CHL's Tulsa Oilers and was named to the league's second all-star team in 1981.

After Winnipeg acquired Ed Staniowski, Middlebrook was traded to the Minnesota North Stars. He dressed for few games but had little chance of playing with Gilles Meloche and Don Beaupre ahead of him. He joined the New Jersey Devils and Edmonton Oilers for a few games each then settled into the minors before retiring in 1986.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP W L T SO Avg GP W L T SO Avg
1972-73 Wexford Raiders ON-Jr.A
1973-74 St. Louis University CCHA 2 0 1 0 0 8.82
1974-75 St. Louis University CCHA 24 1 2.98
1975-76 St. Louis University CCHA 30 0 2.99
1976-77 St. Louis University CCHA 18 1 3.07
1977-78 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 17 5 9 3 0 4.40
1977-78 Toledo Goaldiggers IHL 16 2 2.85 13 0 2.60
1978-79 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 54 29 19 5 1 3.22 5 2 3 0 0 3.19
1979-80 Winnipeg Jets NHL 10 2 8 0 0 4.14
1979-80 Tulsa Oilers CHL 37 16 15 3 0 2.95 2 0 2 0 0 4.03
1980-81 Winnipeg Jets NHL 14 0 9 3 0 5.97
1980-81 Tulsa Oilers CHL 36 17 16 2 2 3.63 8 4 4 0 0 4.13
1981-82 Minnesota North Stars NHL 3 0 0 2 0 3.00
1981-82 Nashville South Stars CHL 31 17 11 2 3 2.99 3 0 3 0 0 3.69
1982-83 New Jersey Devils NHL 9 0 6 1 0 5.39
1982-83 Wichita Wind CHL 13 6 7 0 0 3.54
1982-83 Edmonton Oilers NHL 1 1 0 0 0 3.00
1982-83 Moncton Alpines AHL 11 6 4 1 0 3.77
1983-84 Montana Magic CHL 36 10 22 3 0 4.62
1984-85 Toledo Goaldiggers IHL 50 18 25 3 0 3.93 6 2 4 0 0 4.25
1985-86 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 56 33 10 0 3 3.45 5 1 4 0 1 3.62
1986-87 Danville Fighting Saints AAHL
NHL Totals 37 3 23 6 0 4.94


CCHA First All-Star Team (1975)
AHL First All-Star Team (1979)
CHL Second All-Star Team (1981)
Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, October 12, 1977. Claimed by Winnipeg from NY Rangers in Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979. Traded to Minnesota by Winnipeg for cash, July 31, 1981. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, September 25, 1982. Traded to Edmonton by New Jersey with Paul Miller for Ron Low and Jim McTaggart, February 19, 1983.