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Mike Commodore
Mike Commodore
Number: 22
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 227
Shoots: Right
Born: Nov 7, 1979
Birthplace: Fort Saskatchewan, AB, Canada
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Acquired: Signed by Columbus as a free agent on July 1, 2008
Drafted: NJD / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (42nd overall)
- Has been scratched the last five games
- Leads the Lightning with a +9 rating (+6 with Tampa Bay and +3 with Detroit)
- Recorded a game-high seven hits on 3/15 vs. TOR
- Got in his first fight as a Bolt on 3/13 vs. BOS (Shawn Thornton)
- Made his Lightning debut on 2/28 vs. MTL
- Acquired from Detroit on 2/27 in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2013
- Had two assists and a +3 rating in 17 games with Detroit this season


2008-09: Notched 5-19-24, 100 penalty minutes and was +11 in 81 games with Columbus… Led the team and ranked tied for 14th in the NHL in blocked shots (162) and was 21st in hits (201)… Was second on the club in ice time (22:53), third (tied) in plus/minus rating, while ranking second among club defensemen in goals and points… Made his Blue Jackets debut Oct. 10 at Dallas… Played the 300th game of his NHL career Oct. 17 vs. Nashville… Registered assists in three-straight games Oct. 17-21… Tied a career high in assists and points with 0-2-2 Nov. 5 vs. Edmonton…Matched career high in assists and points with 0-2-2 Nov. 14 at Buffalo… Had 1-2-3 during a three-game point streak Dec. 11-14… Recorded 2-2-4 during a three-game point streak Dec. 31-Jan. 3… Tied his career high in points with 1-1-2 on Jan. 2 at Colorado… Was whistled for his 500th career NHL penalty minute Jan. 13 vs. Colorado…Tied career high in assists and points with 0-2-2 on Jan. 27 vs. Detroit… Missed one game Feb. 7 due to injury… Had assists in back-to-back games Mar. 7-10… Was scoreless with 18 penalty minutes in four playoff games… Had 12 penalty minutes in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Detroit on Apr. 18…

2007-08: Combined to score 3-11-14 and 100 penalty minutes in 67 games with Carolina and Ottawa… Recorded 3-9-12, 74 penalty minutes and was +2 in 41 games with the Hurricanes… Had 0-2-2 and 26 penalty minutes in 26 games with the Senators… Missed four games Oct. 6-13 due to a torso injury… Blocked a season-high seven shots Nov. 23 vs. Tampa Bay… Missed 12 games Nov. 24-Dec. 18 due to a broken finger… Had points in back-to-back games on Dec. 26-28 and Mar. 22-24… Added 0-2-2 in four playoff games…

2006-07: Tallied 7-22-29 and 113 penalty minutes in 82 games with Carolina… Set career highs in goals, assists, points and games played… Led team in penalty minutes, blocked shots (141), shorthanded goals (2-tied) and shorthanded points (5-tied)… Led club defensemen in goals, assists and points… Was one of four Hurricanes to play in all 82 games… Ranked second on the club and 10th in the NHL in hits (214)… Scored a three-on-five shorthanded goal Oct. 20 at Buffalo… Played the 200th game of his NHL career Jan. 30 vs. Toronto… Named to the Team Canada roster for the World Championships… Notched 0-2-2 and 14 penalty minutes in nine games to help Canada win the gold medal…

2005-06: Registered 3-10-13, 138 penalty minutes and was +12 in 72 games with Carolina… Led the team and set a career high in penalty minutes… Led club defensemen in plus/minus rating… Played the 100th game of his NHL career Dec. 3 at Phoenix… Added 2-2-4 and 33 penalty minutes in 25 playoff games, helping the Hurricanes win the Stanley Cup… Led the team and was second in the league in hits during the playoffs (55)…

2004-05: Tallied 6-29-35, 175 penalty minutes and was +23 in 73 games for Lowell (AHL)… Led team defensemen in assists, points and penalty minutes (second overall)… Added 1-2-3 and 18 penalty minutes in 11 playoff games…

2003-04: Recorded 25 penalty minutes in 12 games with Calgary… Added 0-2-2 and 19 penalty minutes in 20 playoff games, helping the Flames reach the Stanley Cup Final… Made his Stanley Cup playoffs debut in Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals vs. Vancouver on Apr. 13… Recorded his first NHL playoff point with an assist in Game 5 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Vancouver on Apr. 15… Had 5-11-16 and 75 penalty minutes in 37 games with Lowell (AHL)… Ranked fourth on the club in penalty minutes…

2002-03: Registered 0-1-1 and 19 penalty minutes in six games with Calgary… Combined to score 2-12-14 and 228 penalty minutes in 68 games with Cincinnati and St. John (AHL)… Tallied 2-9-11 and 210 penalty minutes in 61 games with Cincinnati… Had 0-3-3 and 18 penalty minutes with in seven games with St. John…

2001-02: Recorded 0-1-1 and 30 penalty minutes in 37 games with New Jersey… Added 0-3-3 and 31 penalty minutes in 14 games with Albany (AHL)…

2000-01: Tallied 1-4-5, 14 penalty minutes and was +5 in 20 games with New Jersey… First professional season… Made his NHL debut Dec. 22 at Florida… Recorded his first NHL point with a goal Dec. 23 at Tampa Bay (Kevin Weekes)… Had 2-5-7 and 59 penalty minutes in 41 games with Albany…

1999-00: Notched 5-7-12 and 154 penalty minutes in 38 games with North Dakota (WCHA)… Led the league in penalty minutes… Named to WCHA All-Academic Team… Helped the Fighting Sioux win the national championship…

1998-99: Had 5-8-13 and 154 penalty minutes in 39 games with North Dakota… Helped the club to the league’s best regular season record (24-2-2)… Led the league in penalty minutes… Named to the WCHA All-Academic Team…

1997-98: Tallied 0-5-5 and 74 penalty minutes in 29 games with North Dakota during his freshman season.


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