Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Mark Major
Mark Major was a 6'3", 223lb.left-winger who created scoring chances by forechecking and battling for position in front of the opposition's goal. He was a capable goal scorer who spent much of his time engaging the toughest foes in junior and the minor leagues.

The Toronto native played junior with the North Bay Centennials and Kingston Frontenacs of the OHL and was taken 25th overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1988. A Over the next six years Major toiled in the IHL and AHL and signed as a free agent with the Boston Bruins. After coming to terms with the Detroit Red Wings, he played two games for the club in 1996-97 before he was returned to Adirondack of the AHL. In August 1997 the hard-nosed forward signed with the Washington Capitals and remained in the AHL with the Portland Pirates in 1997-98. He continued to toil on several minor league teams and began the 2001-02 season with the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1986-87 Don Mills Flyers MTHL 36 12 14 26 81
1987-88 North Bay Centennials OHL 57 16 17 33 272 4 0 2 2 8
1988-89 North Bay Centennials OHL 11 3 2 5 58
1988-89 Kingston Raiders OHL 53 22 29 51 193
1989-90 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 62 29 32 61 168 6 3 3 6 12
1990-91 Muskegon Lumberjacks IHL 60 8 10 18 160 5 0 0 0 0
1991-92 Muskegon Lumberjacks IHL 80 13 18 31 302 12 1 3 4 29
1992-93 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 82 13 15 28 155 3 0 0 0 0
1993-94 Providence Bruins AHL 61 17 9 26 176
1994-95 Detroit Vipers IHL 78 17 19 36 229 5 0 1 1 23
1995-96 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 78 10 19 29 234 3 0 0 0 21
1996-97 Detroit Red Wings NHL 2 0 0 0 5 0
1996-97 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 78 17 18 35 213 4 0 0 0 13
1997-98 Portland Pirates AHL 79 13 2 15 355 -8 10 2 1 3 52
1998-99 Portland Pirates AHL 66 5 4 9 250 -16
1999-00 Houston Aeros IHL 20 1 0 1 81 -2
1999-00 Flint Generals UHL 36 23 18 41 135 +21 15 8 3 11 67
2000-01 Flint Generals UHL 53 16 30 46 163
2000-01 Hershey Bears AHL 2 0 0 0 10 0
2001-02 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 71 26 19 45 102 +9
2002-03 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 68 17 22 39 135 -14
2003-04 Kalamazoo Wings UHL 12 5 4 9 33 +2 5 1 1 2 9
NHL Totals 2 0 0 0 5


Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 22, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, June 26, 1995. Signed as a free agent by Washington, August 20, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Flint (UHL), August 17, 2000.
Played w/ RHI's Buffalo Stampede in 1994 (21-18-14-32-63) and 1995 (23-17-20-37-97); Empire State Cobras in 1996 (23-11-19-30-98); New Jersey R&R in 1997 (10-8-8-16-73); Buffalo Wings in 1998 (13-21-10-31-85) and 1999 (23-24-34-58-111).
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