Mike Dunham
Born June 1, 1972 (1972-06-01) (age 38),

Johnson City, NY, USA



6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)

190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)

Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for New Jersey Devils

Nashville Predators

New York Rangers

Atlanta Thrashers

New York Islanders

Ntl. team United States
NHL Draft 53rd overall, 1990

New Jersey Devils

Playing career 1993–2007

Michael Dunham (born June 1, 1972 in Johnson City, New York) is a retired American professional ice hockey goaltender who is currently the goaltending coach for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing careerEdit

Dunham attended Canterbury School in New Milford, CT where he was an All-New England 1st Team Goalie under legendary prep school coach Charlie Huntington. Dunham played college hockey for the University of Maine, where he shared the goaltending duties with Garth Snow. The team won the NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Championship in Dunham's final season, 1992–93.

He was drafted in the 3rd round (53rd overall) of the 1990 NHL Entry Draft by the New Jersey Devils and has also played for the Nashville Predators, New York Rangers, Atlanta Thrashers, and New York Islanders. Dunham participated in the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, helping the United States win the silver medal. During the NHL lockout 2004-05, Dunham played with Skellefteå AIK in Sweden to make a team boost for the end of season.

Dunham shared the William M. Jennings Trophy with Martin Brodeur in the 1996–97 NHL season.

Dunham has a career record of 141–178–39–5, with a 2.74 goals against average. 90.8% save percentage, and 19 shutouts.


On September 10, 2007, Dunham was named goaltending coach of the New York Islanders.The move ended his 10-year NHL playing career.