Player Profile

John Madden

Rating: 8.00 / 10
  • Img-star
  • Img-star
  • Img-star
  • Img-star
  • Img-star
  • Img-star
  • Img-star
  • Img-star
  • Img-star-disabled
  • Img-star-disabled
based on 1 ratings.
John Madden
Personal info
  • Sport: Hockey
  • Nationality: Canada Canada
  • Birth date: 1973-05-04 (41 years)
  • Nickname: Mad Dog
Team history
fan club
John Madden has 0 fans
Join fanclub!

John Madden is a Canadian center on the Minnesota Wild.

Madden was never drafted, but played college hockey at the University of Michigan, where he set the NCAA record for shorthanded goals. He signed with the Devils in 1997, and joined the club in 1999. Since then, he has become one of the top defensive forwards in the league, a perfect fit with the defensive-minded Devils. He is perhaps the best penalty killer in the game, and tied the NHL rookie record with 6 shorthanded goals his first season. Madden won 2 Stanley Cups with the Devils, in 2000 and 2003, and was named an alternate captain in 2005. He won the Selke Trophy in 2001 as the league’s best defensive forward. In 2009, New Jersey opted not to re-sign the veteran forward, and was signed to a one year deal with Chicago. With Chicago, Madden remained in a primarily defensive role, and finished with 10 goals and 23 points, while helping the Blackhawks win their first Stanley Cup since 1961, and his 3rd career Stanley Cup. With the Hawks strapped for cap space in the offseason, he was allowed to walk as a UFA, and was signed by the Wild.

What's your take? Write a comment (0 comments)

Your name:
Human verification test: (signup or login to skip this)
captcha
Smilies

:D :) :( :o :shock: :?
8) :lol: :x :P oops: :cry:
:evil: :twisted: :roll: :wink: :!: :?:
:idea: :arrow: :| :mrgreen:

Related news & articles

  • dustin penner

    Deadline Preview: Northwest (CGY, COL, EDM, MIN)

    Sunday February 27

    Calgary Flames: 31-23-9, 71 pts, 9th in West, 3rd in Northwest Status: Neither A team that was given up for dead early in the season roared to life in the second half of the year and the Flames now sit just one point out of the playoffs in the West. More

  • patrick kane

    30 in 15: Chicago Blackhawks Season Preview

    Wednesday October 6

    While fans were shocked at how quickly some of the integral pieces of the team that ended the longest-running Stanley Cup drought in the NHL were dismantled, such is the reality of life in the modern NHL. More

  • mikko koivu

    30 in 15: Minnesota Wild Season Preview

    Wednesday October 6

    Around this time last year, the Minnesota Wild had high hopes that they were about to see a new era begin with their franchise. More

  • dustin byfuglien chicago blackhawks dustin byfuglien

    Western Conference Finals Preview

    Sunday May 16

    Both the Blackhawks and Sharks looked absolutely dominant at times during their last series against two very tough opponents in the Canucks and Red Wings, just like they have all season. More