Eric Manlow (LW)
DRAFTED: Originally Selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round, 50th overall, in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft. ACQUIRED: Signed as a Free Agent by the Hamilton Bulldogs on July 10, 2006. 2006-2007 HIGHLIGHTS: Posted his first point as a Bulldog, an assist, on Oct. 25 vs. Toronto (6-4 W) ... Played in his 500th career AHL game on Mar. 11 at Toronto (2-1 OTL) ... Played in his 800th career professional hockey game (IHL, ECHL, AHL, NHL) on Mar. 16 at Syracuse (5-4 OTW) ... Scored his first goal as a Bulldog on Mar. 23 vs. Albany (3-2 SOW) ... Tallied the game-tying goal in the third period and the overtime game and series-winner on May 14 in Game 6 of the North Division Final at Manitoba (3-2 OTW) ... Had the game-winning goal and an assist in Game 4 of the Calder Cup Final on June 6 vs. Hershey (6-2 W). CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: With Grand Rapids in 2005-06, ranked among the AHL leaders with 80 games played (T-1st), 48 assists (T-15th), 73 points (T-17th) and a plus-15 rating (T-19th) and registered professional career-highs in games played (80), goals (25) and points (73) ... Notched a team-high 21 goals and added 20 assists in 61 games with Grand Rapids, marking the first time in his career that he reached the 20-goal plateau with a single team (2004-05) ... Had a Grand Rapids team-high five-game goal streak, tied for the fifth-longest in the AHL from Dec. 7/05-Dec. 15/05 ... Finished his two seasons with Bridgeport as the fourth leading scorer in team history (2002-04) ... Led Bridgeport with 27 assists and tied for fourth with 35 points, despite playing in just 40 games (2003-04) ... Scored his first-career NHL goal with the New York Islanders on Nov. 10/02 vs. Dallas (Marty Turco) ... Recorded a career-high 62 penalty minutes with Bridgeport (2002-03) ... Led Providence with 35 assists and placed second with 48 points (2001-02) ... Made his NHL debut with Boston on Dec. 19/00 vs. Philadelphia ... Recorded his initial NHL point, an assist, on Dec. 21/00 against Toronto ... Paced Providence with 51 assists while ranking second with 67 points (2000-01) ... Tied the AHL season high by scoring six points in one game on Dec. 17/00 vs. Hamilton ... Recorded a nine-game point streak from Oct. 29/00-Nov. 19/00, including a one-goal and three-assist performance on Nov. 11/00 vs. Portland ... Led Providence in all scoring categories (6-7-13) in the 2001 Calder Cup playoffs ... In 1999-00, led Providence and tied for seventh in the AHL with 14 playoff points (6-8-14) ... Won the OHL championship with the Detroit Jr. Red Wings and led the OHL’s Kitchener Rangers with 25 goals and 54 points despite playing only 44 games before his trade to Detroit (1994-95).