Paul Higgins (ice hockey)

Paul Higgins
Born (1962-01-13) January 13, 1962 (age 59)
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Played for Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL Draft 1981
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 1981–1983

Paul Higgins (born January 13, 1962) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey right winger who played 25 games in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Playing career

Born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Higgins was drafted in the 1981–82 to 1982–83. His only appearance in the post season was a single game in 1982–83 against the Minnesota North Stars in game four of the Norris Division Semi-Finals at Maple Leaf Gardens. Higgins dressed in favour of the injured Jim Korn. His primary role in hockey was as a fighter and he was compared to the likes of Tiger Williams. In the 25 NHL regular season games that Higgins played, he was assessed 152 minutes in penalties.

Career statistics

NHL Regular Season

  • Note: GP = Games played, G = Goals, A = Assists, PTS = Points, PIM = Penalties In Minutes
1981–82 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 0 0 0 17
1982–83 Toronto Maple Leafs 22 0 0 0 135
NHL Regular Season Totals 25 0 0 0 152

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