Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Jim Culhane
Defenseman Jim Culhane was drafted by the Hartford Whalers following his first of four seasons with the University of Western Michigan. When Culhane, born in Halleybury, Ontario on March 3rd 1965 was finished his collegiate career he turned pro in the American Hockey League with the Binghamton Whalers. Culhane spent three seasons on the Binghamton blueline, but got to play six games at the NHL level during his third year there.

With Hartford Culhane was able to record one assist in his six game stint while compiling four penalty minutes. At seasons end Culhane was a free agent and signed a deal with the New York Islanders.

Culhane was unable to work his way back up to the NHL and after two seasons with the Islanders farm club Jim Culhane retired from hockey in 1992.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1982-83 Hawkesbury Hawks ON-Jr.A 30 4 18 22 89
1983-84 Western Michigan University CCHA 42 1 14 15 88
1984-85 Western Michigan University CCHA 37 2 8 10 84
1985-86 Western Michigan University CCHA 40 1 21 22 61
1986-87 Western Michigan University CCHA 43 9 24 33 163
1987-88 Binghamton Whalers AHL 75 5 17 22 169 4 0 0 0 8
1988-89 Binghamton Whalers AHL 72 6 11 17 200
1989-90 Hartford Whalers NHL 6 0 1 1 4 +3
1989-90 Binghamton Whalers AHL 73 6 11 17 69
1990-91 Capital District Islanders AHL 15 0 0 0 14
1990-91 Kansas City Blades IHL 59 1 8 9 50
1991-92 Capital District Islanders AHL 37 1 3 4 58
NHL Totals 6 0 1 1 4


Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, October, 1990.
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