Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Mike Green
Mike Green was born October 12, 1985 in Calgary, Alberta. The first round, 29th overall selection of the Washington Capitals in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, Green is a graduate of the WHL's Saskatoon Blades.

An offensively gifted defenseman, Green played five seasons in the WHL registering 172 points (37-135-172). A member of the WHL East First All-Star Team (2004-05), Green went on to make his NHL debut with Washington during the 2005-06 season while seeing the majority of his playing time with the AHL's Hershey Bears.

Green went on to register 18 points (3-15-18) in 21 AHL playoff games, leading the Bears to the 2006 Calder Cup title. In 2006-07 Green became a regular on the Capitals blueline, appearing in 70 games. He broke out the following season by recording a career-high 18 goals and 56 points as the Capitals entered the playoffs for the first time since 2003.

During Green's ten years with the Capitals he amassed 113 goals and 360 points and eight playoff appearances for the team. This is highlighted in the 2008-09 season where he set a record for the longest consecutive goal scoring streak by scoring a goal in eight straight games. This season he would score a total of 31 goals and 73 points in 68 games and be a First Team All-Star.

After a number of injury riddled seasons with the Captials, Green left to sign a 3 year contract with the Detroit Red Wings on July 1 , 2015.

On the international stage, Green represented Canada at the 2008 World Championship leading the team to a Silver Medal performance.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1999-00 Calgary Canucks CBHL
2000-01 Calgary North Stars AMHL 36 4 23 27 34
2000-01 Saskatoon Blades WHL 5 0 2 2 0 +2
2001-02 Saskatoon Blades WHL 62 3 20 23 57 -15 7 0 1 1 2
2002-03 Saskatoon Blades WHL 72 6 36 42 70 -6 6 0 2 2 6
2002-03 Canada WJ18-A 7 0 0 0 2 +3
2003-04 Saskatoon Blades WHL 59 14 25 39 92 -29
2004-05 Saskatoon Blades WHL 67 14 52 66 105 +36 4 0 0 0 6
2005-06 Washington Capitals NHL 22 1 2 3 18 -8
2005-06 Hershey Bears AHL 56 9 34 43 79 +1 21 3 15 18 30
2006-07 Washington Capitals NHL 70 2 10 12 36 -10
2007-08 Washington Capitals NHL 82 18 38 56 62 +6 7 3 4 7 15
2007-08 Canada WC-A 9 4 8 12 2 +2
2008-09 Washington Capitals NHL 68 31 42 73 68 +24 14 1 8 9 12
2009-10 Washington Capitals NHL 75 19 57 76 54 +39 7 0 3 3 12
2010-11 Washington Capitals NHL 49 8 16 24 48 +6 8 1 5 6 8
2011-12 Washington Capitals NHL 32 3 4 7 12 +5 14 2 2 4 10
2012-13 Washington Capitals NHL 35 12 14 26 20 -3 7 2 2 4 4
2013-14 Washington Capitals NHL 70 9 29 38 64 -16
2014-15 Washington Capitals NHL 72 10 35 45 34 +15 14 0 2 2 14
NHL Totals 575 113 247 360 416 71 9 26 35 75


WHL East First All-Star Team (2005) AHL All-Rookie Team (2006) NHL First All-Star Team (2009, 2010) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011) Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 1, 2015.
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