Michael Brian Iggulden ( born November 9, 1982 in St. Catharines, Ontario ) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player on the position of the center, which is since May 2013 in Vityaz Podolsk from the Kontinental Hockey League contract.
Iggulden first played at Ridley College, before he ran aground 2001-2005 for four seasons at Cornell University in the leagues of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The power forward, who had failed in his second year of college because of a foot injury a long time, he was able to convince in 35 games in his last season at the College with 18 points.
After completion of the college season 2004/ 05, the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League undertook the ungedrafteten Canadians based on an Amateur Tryout Offer (ATO ), and set him up to the end of the season in a total of six games. Before the season 2005/06, then took him the Cleveland Barons, the former farm team of the San Jose Sharks, with a Professional Tryout Offer (PTO) under contract. The Barons Iggulden completed an excellent first full AHL season with 48 points in 77 games and received after the end of the season his first full professional contract. Due to the relocation of the barons who were moved to Worcester in the State of Massachusetts and renamed the Worcester Sharks, Iggulden also changed with the franchise there. After another strong game year the Sharks extended his contract by a further year to the end of the season 2007/08. In this, the striker became the most dangerous attacker and received a nomination for the AHL All-Star Classic. On 18 February 2008 he was finally appointed for the first time in the NHL squad of the San Jose Sharks and made his debut. In the course of the season, however, it remained merely an NHL use. After his contract expired in the summer of 2008, he joined as a free agent to the New York Islanders at, where he also was used in the AHL farm team, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Overall, he maintained 72 AHL inserts in which he scored 66 points scorer. He confirmed his performance from the previous year. In addition, he played eleven matches for the Islanders, in which he scored five points scorer.
After the season, the Canadian was again to a free agent and opted for a move to Europe when he signed a contract with Dinamo Riga of the Kontinental Hockey League. In July 2010 he was engaged by the SCL Tigers. For this, the striker completed 50 NLA games in the regular season and ended it with a balance of 40 points, the best yield of a player Langauer this season. With the SCL Tigers of the Canadians managed to qualify for the final, where the team the SC Bern defeated in four games. In June 2011 he signed a contract for one season in the Swedish Elitserien - promoted Växjö Lakers Hockey, a year later, he moved within the league for Rögle BK. With the latter, he rose in the spring of 2013 from the Elitserien in the Allsvenskan off and left the club soon after. Then of Vityaz Podolsk Iggulden has been committed from the KHL.
Awards and achievements
- 2008 AHL All- Star Classic
- 2009 AHL All- Star Classic
( Key to Career statistics: Sp or GP = Games Played, T or G = goals scored, V or A = achieved assists; Pts or Pts = scored points scorer, SM or PIM = received penalty minutes, / - = Plus / Minus balance sheet; PP = scored majority gates; SH = scored shorthanded goals, GW = achieved victory gates; Play-downs/Relegation 1 )