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WHALERS ALL-TIME ROSTER
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PLAYER GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
Pleau, Larry 
Wing/Center #4/24/29
Born: 1/29/1947 in Lynn, MA
Last Seen: Vice President / Senior Adviser to Hockey Operations St. Louis Blues
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468
157
215
372
180
66
29
22
51
37
Selected in WHA Player Selection Draft on February 12, 1972. Traded to Indianapolis Racers, June 1978, but vetoed trade. Retired, September 14, 1978. Came out of retirement, January 1979. Retired on October 10, 1979. 
Webster, Tom 
Right Wing #8
Born: 10/4/1948 in Kirkland Lake, ONT
Last Seen: scout Calgary Flames
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352
220
205
425
241
43
28
26
54
19
Selected in WHA Player Selection Draft on February 12, 1972. Retired, October 1978. 
Dineen, Kevin 
Right Wing #29/11
Born: 10/28/1963 in Quebec City, QUE
Last Seen: assistant coach Chicago Blackhawks
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587
235
268
503
1239
38
17
14
31
101
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 9, 1982. Traded to Philadelphia Flyers for Murray Craven and a 1992 fourth round pick (Kevin Smyth) on November 13, 1991. Re-acquired from Philadelphia for "future considerations" on December 28, 1995. 
Antonovich, Mike 
Left Wing #12
Born: 10/18/1951 in Calumet, MN
Last Seen: Mayor Coleraine Minnesota/scout St. Louis Blues
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175
64
72
136
79
29
17
12
29
22
Acquired from Edmonton Oilers with Bill Butters for Brett Callighen and Ron Busniuk on February 5, 1977. Re-signed with Hartford as an unrestricted free agent October 17, 1979. Released, May 1980. 
Sheehy, Tim 
Right Wing/Center #15/10
Born: 9/3/1948 in Ft. Frances, ONT
Last Seen: player agent
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244
92
92
184
70
35
14
19
33
26
Selected in WHA Player Selection Draft on February 12, 1972. Traded to Edmonton Oilers for Ron Climie on February 15, 1975. Acquired from Detroit Red Wings for "future considerations" on February 11, 1978. Released, July 1980. 
Rogers, Mike 
Center #17
Born: 10/24/1954 in Calgary, ALTA
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434
182
285
467
139
49
13
24
37
14
Acquired from Edmonton Oilers with "future considerations" for Wayne Carleton on January 19, 1976. Traded to New York Rangers with a 1982 tenth round pick for Gerry McDonald, Doug Sulliman, and Chris Kotsopoulos on October 10, 1981. 
Howe, Mark 
Defense/Left Wing #5
Born: 5/28/1955 in Detroit, MI
Last Seen: Director of Pro Scouting Detroit Red Wings
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360
123
273
396
156
23
13
11
24
26
Signed as a free agent May 23, 1977. Traded with a 1983 third round pick to Philadelphia Flyers for Ken Linseman, Greg Adams, first (David Jensen), and third round 1983 draft picks on August 19, 1982. 
Keon, Dave 
Center #15/14
Born: 3/22/1940 in Noranda, QUE
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384
91
203
294
54
32
11
22
33
6
Acquired from Edmonton Oilers with Steve Carlson, Jack Carlson, Dave Dryden, and John McKenzie for Danny Arndt, cash, and "future considerations" (rights to Dave Debol) on January 19, 1977. Retired, July 1982. 
McKenzie, John 
Right Wing #19
Born: 2/12/1937 in High River, ALTA
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189
57
76
133
201
29
11
14
25
34
Acquired from Edmonton Oilers with Dave Keon, Dave Dryden, Jack Carlson, and Steve Carlson for Danny Arndt, cash, and "future considerations" (rights to Dave Debol) on January 19, 1977. Retired, June 1979. 
Byers, Mike 
Right Wing #21
Born: 9/11/1946 in Toronto, ONT
Died: 9/16/2010 in Navato, CA
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187
61
54
115
20
25
10
11
21
20
Acquired from Los Angeles Sharks for Mike Hyndman on February 16, 1973. Sold to Cincinnati Stingers on February 24, 1976. 
Howe, Gordie 
Right Wing/Center #9
Born: 3/31/1928 in Floral, SASK
Died: 6/10/2016 in Sylvania, OH
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214
68
112
180
178
27
9
7
16
21
Signed as a free agent May 23, 1977. Retired on June 4, 1980. 
Francis, Ron 
Center #4/10
Born: 3/1/1963 in Sault Ste. Marie, ONT
Last Seen: GM former Hartford Whalers
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714
264
557
821
538
33
8
14
22
20
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 10, 1981. Traded to Pittsburgh Penguins with Ulf Samuelsson and Grant Jennings for Zarley Zalapski, John Cullen, and Jeff Parker on March 4, 1991. 
Evason, Dean 
Center #12
Born: 8/22/1964 in Flin Flon, MAN
Last Seen: Head coach Milwaukee Admirals
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434
87
148
235
615
38
8
15
23
108
Acquired from Washington Capitals with Peter Sidorkiewicz for David Jensen on March 12, 1985. Traded to San Jose Sharks for Dan Keczmer on October 2, 1991. 
French, John 
Left Wing/Center #11
Born: 8/25/1950 in Orillia, ONT
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226
60
124
184
102
26
8
15
23
4
Signed as a free agent, February 1972. Traded to San Diego Mariners for a 1976 second pick on October 15, 1975. 
Gavin, Stewart 
Right Wing #7
Born: 3/15/1960 in Ottawa, ONT
Last Seen: president of Gavin Management Group
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211
57
61
118
138
22
8
7
15
27
Acquired from Toronto Maple Leafs for Chris Kotsopoulos on October 7, 1985. Claimed by Minnesota North Stars in NHL Waiver Draft on October 3, 1988. 
Ley, Rick 
Defense #2
Born: 11/2/1948 in Orillia, ONT
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559
39
228
267
828
73
7
33
40
142
Chosen in the WHA Player Selection Draft on February 12, 1972. Selected by Toronto Maple Leafs in NHL Reclaim Draft, June 1979. Selected from Toronto Maple Leafs in NHL Expansion Draft on June 13, 1979. Retired on September 9, 1981. 
Ferraro, Ray 
Center #26
Born: 8/23/1964 in Trail, B.C.
Last Seen: broadcasting TSN/Vancouver Canucks
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442
157
194
351
435
33
7
11
18
24
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 9, 1982. Traded to New York Islanders for Doug Crossman on November 13, 1990. 
Babych, Dave 
Defense #44
Born: 5/23/1961 in Edmonton, ALTA
Last Seen: Assistant Director of Player Personnel Vancouver Canucks
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349
44
196
240
254
31
7
13
20
32
Acquired from Winnipeg Jets for Ray Neufeld on November 21, 1985. Claimed by Minnesota North Stars in the NHL Expansion Draft on May 30, 1991. 
Selwood, Brad 
Defense #3
Born: 3/18/1948 in Leamington, ONT
Last Seen: Head coach and GM Oshawa Generals
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431
42
143
185
556
63
6
12
18
81
Selected in WHA Player Selection Draft February 12, 1972. Selected by Montreal Canadiens in NHL Reclaim Draft on June 13, 1979. 
Lyle, George 
Left Wing #16
Born: 11/24/1953 in North Vancouver, B.C.
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232
92
93
185
207
26
6
6
12
42
Signed as a free agent, July 1976. Selected by Detroit Red Wings in NHL Reclaim Draft on June 9, 1979. Claimed off waivers from Detroit on November 13, 1981. Released, July 1982. 
Anderson, John 
Left Wing #20
Born: 3/28/1957 in Toronto, ONT
Last Seen: assistant coach Minnesota Wild
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215
72
117
189
69
20
6
11
17
2
Acquired from Quebec Nordiques for Risto Siltanen on March 8, 1986. Released, October 1989. 
Williams, Tommy 
Center #9
Born: 4/17/1940 in Duluth, MN
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139
31
58
89
20
19
6
14
20
12
Signed as a free agent, September 1972. Retired after being claimed by Indianapolis Racers in WHA expansion draft on May 30, 1974. 
Verbeek, Pat 
Right Wing/Left Wing #16
Born: 5/24/1964 in Sarnia, ONT
Last Seen: assistant GM & director of player personnel Tampa Bay Lightning
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433
192
211
403
1142
20
5
6
11
78
Acquired from New Jersey Devils for Sylvain Turgeon on June 17, 1989. Traded to the New York Rangers for Glen Featherstone, Michael Stewart, a 1995 first round pick, (Jean-Sebastien Giguere) and a 1996 fourth round pick on March 23, 1995. 
Roberts, Gordie 
Defense #7
Born: 10/2/1957 in Detroit, MI
Last Seen: head coach Elk River High school
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418
52
183
235
672
49
5
21
26
83
Signed as an underage junior on September 24, 1975. Traded to Minnesota North Stars for Mike Fidler on December 16, 1980. 
MacDermid, Paul 
Right Wing #23/15/29/36
Born: 4/14/1963 in Chesley, ONT
Last Seen: owner Owen Sound Attack
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373
69
83
152
744
26
5
8
13
84
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 10, 1981. Traded to Winnipeg Jets for Randy Cunneyworth on December 13, 1989. 
Fotiu, Nick 
Left Wing #23
Born: 5/25/1952 in Staten Island, NY
Last Seen: public relations New York Rangers
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226
19
15
34
424
23
5
2
7
90
Signed as a free agent, July 1974. Signed with New York Rangers on June 30, 1976. Selected in NHL Expansion Draft on June 13, 1979. Traded to New York Rangers for a 1981 fifth round pick on January 15, 1981. 
Young, Scott 
Defense/Right Wing #27
Born: 10/1/1967 in Clinton, MA
Last Seen: assistant coach BU Terriers
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197
49
89
138
82
15
5
0
5
6
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 21, 1986. Traded to Pittsburgh Penguins for Rob Brown on December 21, 1990. 
Backstrom, Ralph 
Left Wing/Center #9
Born: 9/18/1937 in Kirkland Lake, ONT
Last Seen: advisory board member Colorado Eagles
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115
31
50
81
36
20
5
4
9
8
Acquired from Ottawa Civics for "future considerations" on January 20, 1976. Retired, June 1977. 
Hunter, Mark 
Right Wing #26
Born: 11/12/1962 in Petrolia, ONT
Last Seen: director of player personnel Toronto Maple Leafs
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74
14
16
30
199
10
5
1
6
23
Acquired from Calgary Flames for Carey Wilson on March 5, 1991. Traded with "future considerations" (Yvon Corriveau) to Washington Capitals for Nick Kypreos on June 15, 1992. 
Stoughton, Blaine 
Right Wing #21
Born: 3/13/1953 in Gilbert Plains, MAN
Last Seen: head coach Frederick Freeze
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393
228
161
389
162
8
4
3
7
4
Purchased from Indianapolis Racers with Dave lnkpen, December 1978. Traded to New York Rangers for Scot Kleinendorst on February 27, 1984. 
Hangsleben, Alan 
Left Wing/Defense #17/10
Born: 2/22/1953 in Warroad, MN
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371
39
89
128
506
47
4
12
16
97
Selected in the WHA Amateur Draft, May 1974. Traded to Washington Capitals for Tom Rowe on January 17, 1980. 
Douglas, Jordy 
Left Wing #11
Born: 1/20/1958 in Winnipeg, MAN
Last Seen: member of Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame board of directors
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213
62
50
112
127
10
4
0
4
23
Selected in WHA Amateur Draft on June 25, 1978. Traded to Minnesota North Stars to complete 1984 fifth round pick and "future considerations" for Mark Johnson and Kent Erik Anderson October 1, 1982. 
Shaw, Brad 
Defense #38/33/25/32
Born: 4/28/1964 in Cambridge, ONT
Last Seen: assistant coach Columbus Blue Jackets
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212
11
84
95
107
19
4
8
12
6
Acquired from Detroit Red Wings for a 1984 eighth round pick on May 29, 1984. Signed to play in Italy, June 1988. Returned to Hartford, March 7, 1989. Traded to New Jersey Devils for "future considerations" on June 13, 1992. 
Corriveau, Yvon 
Left Wing #20/11
Born: 2/8/1967 in Welland, ONT
Last Seen: Head Coach Hartford Jr. Wolfpack (Midget U-16)
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114
22
15
37
90
11
4
2
6
18
Acquired from the Washington Capitals for Mike Liut on March 5, 1990. Traded to Washington Capitals to complete Kypreos for Hunter deal on August 20, 1992. Re-acquired from San Jose to complete Michel Picard trade (October 1992) on January 21, 1993. 
Cullen, John 
Center #15/11
Born: 8/2/1964 in Puslinch, ONT
Last Seen: owner Dodge car dealership
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109
39
63
102
217
13
4
8
12
22
Acquired with Zarley Zalapski and Jeff Parker from Pittsburgh Penguins for Ron Francis, Ulf Samuelsson, and Grant Jennings on March 4, 1991. Traded to Toronto Maple Leafs for a second round draft pick on November 24, 1992. 
Lacroix, Andre 
Center #4
Born: 6/5/1945 in Lauzon, QUE
Last Seen: Head coach University School Preppers
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107
35
70
105
36
10
4
4
8
0
Acquired from Winnipeg Jets for "future considerations" on August 15, 1978. Retired on December 20, 1979. 
Paiement, Rosaire 
Center #12
Born: 8/12/1945 in Earlton, ONT
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93
33
45
78
101
17
4
11
15
41
Acquired from Denver Spurs for a first round 1976 draft choice, June 1975. Traded to Indianapolis Racers for Gary MacGregor on November 12, 1976. 
McManama, Bob 
Center #11
Born: 10/7/1951 in Belmont, MA
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37
3
10
13
28
12
4
3
7
4
Signed as a free agent on December 9, 1975. Traded to Florida Breakers (New Minnesota Fighting Saints) with Fred O'Donnell for Wayne Connelly on June 29, 1976. 
Tippett, Dave 
Left Wing #15
Born: 8/25/1961 in Moosomin, SASK
Last Seen: Head Coach Phoenix Coyotes
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483
75
120
195
181
33
3
8
11
12
Signed as a free agent on February 29, 1984. Traded to Washington Capitals for a 1992 sixth round pick on October 1, 1990. 
Ladouceur, Randy 
Defense #29
Born: 6/30/1960 in Brockville, ONT
Last Seen: assistant coach Lake Erie Monsters
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377
10
38
48
622
32
3
8
11
43
Acquired from Detroit Red Wings for Dave Barr on January 12, 1987. Selected by Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in 1993 Expansion Draft on June 24, 1993. 
Turgeon, Sylvain 
Left Wing #16
Born: 1/17/1965 in Noranda, QUE
Last Seen: Glenlake Peewee 2 Hawks (Calgary Minor Hockey Association)
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370
178
150
328
366
25
3
7
10
16
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 8, 1983. Traded to New Jersey Devils for Pat Verbeek on June 17, 1989. 
Earl, Tom 
Right Wing #27
Born: 6/10/1947 in Niagara Falls, ONT
Last Seen: head coach and business manager Westminster Prep school
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347
40
56
96
116
46
3
11
14
28
Selected in WHA Player Selection Draft on February 12, 1972. Rights traded to Cincinnati Stingers, June 1974. Re-acquired from Cincinnati, August 1974. Retired, April 1977. 
Zalapski, Zarley 
Defense #3
Born: 4/22/1968 in Edmonton, ALTA
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229
44
121
165
272
13
3
6
7
14
Acquired from Penguins with John Cullen and Jeff Parker for Ron Francis, Ulf Samuelsson, and Grant Jennings on March 4, 1991. Traded to Flames with James Patrick and Michael Nylander for Gary Suter, Paul Ranheim, and Ted Drury on March 10, 1994. 
Cunneyworth, Randy 
Left Wing #7
Born: 5/10/1961 in Etobicoke, ONT
Last Seen: head coach Rochester Americans
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216
39
36
75
311
12
3
0
3
11
Acquired from Winnipeg Jets for Paul MacDermid on December 13, 1989. Traded with Gary Suter and a 1995 third round pick to Chicago Blackhawks for Frantisek Kucera and Jocelyn Lemieux on March 11, 1994. 
Dorey, Jim 
Defense #10
Born: 8/17/1947 in Kingston, ONT
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183
18
113
131
272
21
3
22
25
67
WHA rights acquired from Ottawa Nationals on July 6, 1972. Traded to Toronto Toros to complete earlier trade for Wayne Carleton on December 31, 1974. 
Swain, Garry 
Left Wing/Center #20
Born: 9/11/1947 in Welland, ONT
Last Seen: commissioner Northern Pacific Hockey League
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171
22
33
55
70
25
3
5
8
56
Signed as a free agent, September 1974. Released, September 1977. 
Blackburn, Don 
Left Wing #22
Born: 5/14/1938 in Kirkland Lake, ONT
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146
40
74
114
34
12
3
6
9
6
Signed from Minnesota North Stars September 1973. Released, September 1975. Re-signed, November 1975. Retired to become head coach, December 1976. 
Caffery, Terry 
Center #7
Born: 4/1/1949 in Toronto, ONT
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143
54
98
152
26
8
3
7
10
0
Acquired from Philadelphia Blazers for “future considerations,” June 1972. Traded to Calgary Cowboys for an undisclosed draft choice (1976 3rd round used to select Dave Debol) and other considerations on October 28, 1975. 
Craven, Murray 
Left Wing #12/32
Born: 1/20/1964 in Medicine Hat, ALTA
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128
49
72
121
58
7
3
3
6
6
Acquired with a 1992 4th round pick (Kevin Smyth) from Philadelphia for Kevin Dineen on 11/13/91. Traded with a 1993 5th round pick to Vancouver for Robert Kron, a 1993 3rd round pick (Marek Malik), and future considerations (Jim Sandlak) on 3/22/93. 
Climie, Ron 
Right Wing/Left Wing #15
Born: 3/5/1950 in Hamilton, ONT
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93
33
24
57
29
6
3
0
3
0
Acquired from Edmonton Oilers for Tim Sheehy on February 15, 1975. Released, June 1977. 
Bolduc, Danny 
Right Wing #21
Born: 4/6/1953 in Waterville, ME
Last Seen: owner Higgins & Bolduc Insurance Agency
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88
15
13
28
51
30
3
10
13
8
Signed as a free agent, March 1976. Signed with Detroit Red Wings as free agent, August 1978. 
Selby, Brit 
Left Wing #18
Born: 3/27/1945 in Kingston, ONT
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65
13
29
42
48
13
3
4
7
13
Acquired from Philadelphia Blazers for Bob Brown on November 1, 1972. Traded to Toronto Toros for Bob Charlebois on June 6, 1973. 
Samuelsson, Ulf 
Defense #5
Born: 3/26/1964 in Fagersta, Sweden
Last Seen: Head Coach Charlotte Checkers
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463
31
144
175
1110
31
2
5
7
109
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 9, 1982. Traded to Pittsburgh Penguins with Ron Francis and Grant Jennings for John Cullen, Zarley Zalapski and Jeff Parker on March 4, 1991. 
Cassels, Andrew 
Center #21
Born: 7/23/1969 in Bramalea, ONT
Last Seen: private hockey skills coach
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438
97
254
351
220
7
2
4
6
6
Acquired from Montreal Canadiens for a 1992 second round pick on September 17, 1991. 
Howe, Marty 
Left Wing/Defense #18/27
Born: 2/18/1954 in Detroit, MI
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260
20
43
63
167
26
2
3
5
21
Signed as a free agent May 23, 1977. Conditionally traded to Boston Bruins for "future considerations," September 1982. Returned to Hartford from Boston to complete earlier transaction on September 29, 1983. Retired, September 1985. 
Abrahamsson, Thommy 
Defense #6/19
Born: 4/12/1947 in Ulmea, Sweden
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234
34
78
112
142
28
2
7
9
15
Signed August 1974 from Leksand IF of Swedish Elite League. Retired July 1977. Re-signed from Swedish Elite League, May 23, 1980. Released, June 1981. 
Kleinendorst, Scot 
Defense #35/18
Born: 1/16/1960 in Grand Rapids, MN
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210
9
31
40
383
17
2
5
7
38
Acquired from New York Rangers for Blaine Stoughton on February 27, 1984. Traded to Washington Capitals for Jim Thomson on March 6, 1989. 
Murzyn, Dana 
Defense #4
Born: 12/9/1966 in Calgary, ALTA
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185
13
48
61
265
10
2
1
3
39
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 15, 1985. Traded to Calgary Flames with Shane Churla for Neil Sheehy, Carey Wilson, and rights to Lane MacDonald on January 3, 1988. 
O'Donnell, Fred 
Right Wing #16
Born: 12/6/1949 in Kingston, ONT
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155
32
26
58
165
20
2
5
7
35
Signed as a free agent on February 9, 1974. Traded to Florida Breakers ("New" Minnesota Fighting Saints) with Bob McManama for Wayne Connelly on June 29, 1976. 
Carlson, Jack 
Left Wing #23
Born: 8/23/1954 in Virginia, MN
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136
18
32
50
334
14
2
2
4
23
Acquired from Edmonton Oilers with Dave Dryden, Steve Carlson, Dave Keon, and John McKenzie for Dan Arndt, "future Considerations," (Dave Debol) and cash on January 19, 1977. Traded to Minnesota North Stars for "future considerations" on February 1, 1979. 
Plumb, Ron 
Defense #6
Born: 7/17/1950 in Kingston, ONT
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131
8
29
37
65
23
2
8
10
16
Acquired from Cincinnati Stingers for Greg Carroll on February 11, 1978. Released, July 1981. 
Krygier, Todd 
Left Wing #17
Born: 10/12/1965 in Chicago Heights, MI
Last Seen: Head Coach Muskegon Lumberjacks
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130
31
29
60
147
13
2
3
5
2
Selected in NHL Supplemental Draft on June 10, 1988. Traded to Washington Capitals for "future considerations" (1993 fourth round pick) on October 3, 1991. 
Wilson, Carey 
Center #33
Born: 5/19/1962 in Winnipeg, MAN
Last Seen: Head of Hockey Development at The Rink in Winnipeg
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115
37
46
83
52
6
2
4
6
2
Acquired from Flames w/Sheehy for Churla&Murzyn 1/3/88. Traded to Rangers w/'90 5th round pick for Lawton, Maloney, &Maciver 12/26/88. Acquired from Rangers w/'91 3rd round pick (Nylander) for J. Hull 7/9/90. Traded to Flames for Mark Hunter 3/5/91. 
Rowe, Tom 
Right Wing #12/29
Born: 5/23/1956 in Lynn, MA
Last Seen: GM Florida Panthers
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115
23
32
55
256
3
2
0
2
0
Acquired from Washington Capitals for Alan Hangsleben on January 17, 1980. Released, December 1981. 
Carleton, Wayne 
Center #9
Born: 8/4/1946 in Sudbury, ONT
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107
47
60
107
56
6
2
5
7
14
Acquired from Toronto Toros for "future considerations" (Jim Dorey) and a 1975 second round pick on September 19, 1974. Traded to Edmonton Oilers for Mike Rogers and "future considerations" on January 19, 1975. 
Poulin, Patrick 
Left Wing #37/24
Born: 4/23/1973 in Vanier, QUE
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91
22
32
54
50
7
2
1
3
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 9, 1991. Traded to Chicago Blackhawks with Eric Weinrich for Steve Larmer and Bryan Marchment on November 2, 1993. 
Carlson, Steve 
Right Wing/Center #26
Born: 8/26/1955 in Virginia, MN
Last Seen: entertaining as The Hanson Brothers
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69
10
16
26
51
18
2
7
9
11
Acquired from Edmonton Oilers with Dave Dryden, Jack Carlson, Dave Keon, and John McKenzie for Dan Arndt, cash and “future considerations,” (rights to Dave Debol) on January 19, 1977. Claimed off waivers by Edmonton Oilers, May 1978. 
Cunniff, John 
Left Wing #17
Born: 7/9/1944 in South Boston, MA
Died: 5/9/2002 in Albany, NY
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
63
10
10
20
30
18
2
2
4
2
Selected in WHA Player Selection Draft on February 12, 1972. Released, May 1974. 
Smith, Guy 
Right Wing #19
Born: 1/2/1950 in Ottawa, ONT
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39
4
8
12
31
11
2
0
2
4
Selected in WHA Player Selection Draft on February 12, 1972. Released, October 1973. 
Sanderson, Geoff 
Center/Left Wing #13/8
Born: 2/1/1972 in Hay River, N.W.T.
Last Seen: scout New York Islanders
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439
189
163
352
181
10
1
0
1
2
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 16, 1990. 
Cote, Sylvain 
Defense #21
Born: 1/19/1966 in Quebec City, QUE
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382
31
61
92
147
22
1
6
7
10
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 9, 1984. Traded to Washington for "future considerations" (a 1992 2nd round pick - Andrei Nikolishin) on September 8, 1991. 
Neufeld, Ray 
Right Wing #10/17
Born: 4/15/1959 in St. Boniface, MAN
Last Seen: Head Coach Southeast Blades MJHL
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331
95
131
226
400
2
1
0
1
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on August 9, 1979. Traded to Winnipeg Jets for Dave Babych on November 21, 1985. 
Robertson, Torrie 
Left Wing #32
Born: 8/2/1961 in Victoria, B.C.
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326
36
79
115
1368
16
1
1
2
73
Acquired from Washington Capitals for Greg Adams on October 3, 1983. Traded to Detroit Red Wings for Jim Pavese on March 7, 1989. 
Green, Ted 
Defense #6
Born: 3/23/1940 in Eriksdale, MAN
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210
29
70
99
118
22
1
9
10
29
Rights acquired from Winnipeg Jets, May 1972. Traded to Winnipeg Jets for "future considerations" on May 28, 1975. 
Jennings, Grant 
Defense #25
Born: 5/5/1965 in Hudson Bay, ONT
Last Seen: pilot/mechanic Northern Air Maintenance Services
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163
7
20
27
412
11
1
0
1
34
Acquired from Washington Capitals with Ed Kastelic for Neil Sheehy and Mike Millar July 6, 1988. Traded to Pittsburgh with Ron Francis and Ulf Samuelsson for John Cullen, Zarley Zalapski, and Jeff Parker on March 4, 1991. 
Boutette, Pat 
Left Wing/Center #28
Born: 3/1/1952 in Windsor, ONT
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160
47
91
138
286
3
1
0
1
6
Acquired from Maple Leafs for Bob Stephenson on December 24, 1979. Awarded to Penguins with Kevin McClelland as compensation for signing Greg Millen, June 29, 1981. Re-acquired from Penguins for Ville Siren on November 16, 1984. Released, June 1985. 
Danby, John  
Center #12/24
Born: 7/20/1948 in Toronto, ONT
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150
16
25
41
16
19
1
1
2
0
Selected in WHA Player Selection Draft on February 12, 1972. Released, May 1974. 
Roberts, Doug 
Defense #14
Born: 10/28/1942 in Detroit, MI
Last Seen: head coach Connecticut College
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140
7
31
38
84
19
1
1
2
8
Signed as a free agent, September 1975. Released, July 1977. 
Karlander, Al 
Left Wing/Center #14
Born: 11/5/1946 in Lac La Hache, B.C.
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125
27
55
82
48
12
1
6
7
2
Signed as a free agent, June 1973. Selected by Indianapolis Racers in WHA Expansion Draft on June 19, 1975. 
Charlebois, Bob 
Left Wing #18
Born: 5/27/1944 in Cornwall, ONT
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110
8
10
18
6
11
1
0
1
4
Acquired from Ottawa Civics for Brit Selby on June 6, 1973. Retired, June 1976. 
Yake, Terry 
Center #38/25
Born: 10/22/1968 in New Westminster, B.C.
Last Seen: St. Louis Blues alumni director
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104
24
37
61
60
6
1
1
2
16
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 13, 1987. Selected in NHL Expansion Draft by Mighty Ducks of Anaheim on June 24, 1993. 
Cyr, Paul 
Left Wing #18
Born: 10/31/1963 in Pt. Alberni, B.C.
Died: 5/12/2012 in Nakusp, B.C.
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87
12
16
28
126
6
1
0
1
10
Signed as a free agent, September 30, 1990. Released, June 1993. 
Brown, Rob 
Right Wing #4/44
Born: 4/10/1968 in Kingston, ONT
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86
34
39
73
140
5
1
0
1
7
Acquired from Pittsburgh for Scott Young on December 21, 1990. Traded to Chicago Blackhawks for Steve Konroyd on January 24, 1992. 
Ahearn, Kevin 
Left Wing #14/5
Born: 6/20/1948 in Milton, MA
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78
20
22
42
18
14
1
2
3
9
Selected in the WHA Player Selection Draft on February 12, 1972. Released, May 1974. 
McEwen, Mike 
Defense #25
Born: 8/10/1956 in Hornepayne, ONT
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67
11
13
24
48
11
1
7
8
8
Acquired from New York Rangers for Bob Crawford on March 11, 1986. Left team to join Sierre HC of Swiss League on July 21 1987. Re-signed on February 27, 1988. Returned to Swiss League, June 1988. 
Lawton, Brian 
Left Wing/Center #7
Born: 6/29/1965 in New Brunswick, NJ
Last Seen: broadcasting Rogers Communications
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48
12
17
29
34
3
1
0
1
0
Acquired from New York Rangers with Don Maloney and Norm Maciver for Carey Wilson and a 1990 fifth round pick on December 26, 1988. Claimed off waivers by Quebec Nordiques on December 1, 1989. 
Borgeson, Don 
Right Wing #22
Born: 5/20/1945 in North Battleford, SASK
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31
9
8
17
4
3
1
1
2
0
Acquired from Ottawa Civics with Ralph Backstrom for "future considerations" on January 20, 1976. Placed on waivers and claimed by Calgary Cowboys, June 1976. 
Carson, Lindsay 
Left Wing #28
Born: 11/21/1960 in Oxbow, SASK
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27
5
4
9
30
5
1
2
3
0
Acquired from Philadelphia Flyers for Paul Lawless, January 22, 1988. Released on July 21, 1989. 
Burt, Adam 
Defense #6
Born: 1/15/1969 in Detroit, MI
Last Seen: Chaplain New York Jets/pastor Morning Star ministry
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499
35
92
127
723
4
0
0
0
0
Selected in the NHL Entry Draft on June 13, 1987. 
Quenneville, Joel 
Defense #3
Born: 9/15/1958 in Windsor, ONT
Last Seen: head coach Chicago Blackhawks
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457
25
70
95
408
26
0
7
7
18
Acquired from Calgary Flames with Richie Dunn for Mickey Volcan on July 5, 1983. Traded to Washington Capitals for "future considerations" (Cash) on October 3, 1990. 
Janssens, Mark 
Center #22
Born: 5/19/1968 in Surrey, B.C.
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341
20
43
63
712
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Minnesota North Stars for James Black on September 2, 1992. Traded to Anaheim for Bates Battaglia and a 1998 fourth round pick on March 18, 1997. 
Miller, Warren 
Right Wing #27
Born: 6/15/1953 in St. Paul, MN
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284
59
67
126
164
10
0
8
8
28
Acquired from Nordiques for Louis Levasseur on September 21, 1978. Selected by Rangers in NHL Reclaim Draft on June 9, 1979. Re-acquired from Rangers off waivers for $100 under terms of 1979 NHL Expansion Draft on August 8, 1980. Released, July 1983. 
Siltanen, Risto 
Defense #8
Born: 10/31/1958 in Tampere, Finland
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277
40
118
158
122
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Edmonton Oilers with Brent Loney for Ken Linseman and Don Nachbaur on August 19, 1982. Traded to Quebec Nordiques for John Anderson on March 8, 1986. 
Kron, Robert 
Center/Right Wing #38/18
Born: 2/27/1967 in Brno, Czechoslovakia
Last Seen: scout former Hartford Whalers
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272
70
76
146
38
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Vancouver Canucks for a 1993 third round pick (Marek Malik) and "future considerations" (Jim Sandlak) for Murray Craven and a 1993 fifth round pick on March 22, 1993. 
Smith, Al 
Goaltender #1
Born: 11/10/1945 in Toronto, ONT
Died: 8/7/2002 in Toronto, ONT
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
260
0
11
11
139
37
0
1
1
14
Selected in WHA Player Selection Draft on February 12, 1972. Released, September 1975. Signed as a free agent on August 5, 1977. Sold to Colorado Rockies on September 4, 1980. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
17143
941
3.29
12

2067
134
3.89
1
Burke, Sean 
Goaltender #1
Born: 1/29/1967 in Windsor, ONT
Last Seen: assistant GM/goaltending coach Phoenix Coyotes
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
256
0
11
11
79
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from New Jersey Devils with Eric Weinrich for Bobby Holik and a 1993 second round pick on August 28, 1992. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
14478
753
3.12
10

0
0
0
0
Hurley, Paul 
Defense #5
Born: 6/12/1946 in Melrose, MA
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
251
9
66
75
135
21
0
8
8
18
Chosen in WHA Player Selection Draft on February 12, 1972. Traded to Edmonton Oilers with "future considerations" for Kerry Ketter and Steve Carlyle, February 1976. 
Kotsopoulos, Chris 
Defense #24
Born: 11/27/1958 in Scarborough, ONT
Last Seen: broadcasting Quinnipiac Bobcats
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
241
29
60
89
443
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from New York Rangers with Gerry McDonald and Doug Sulliman for Mike Rogers and a 1982 tenth round pick on October 2, 1981. Traded to Toronto Maple Leafs for Stewart Gavin, October 7, 1985. 
Sulliman, Doug 
Right Wing #22
Born: 8/29/1959 in Glace Bay, N.S.
Last Seen: Special consultant Glace Bay Junior Miners
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
221
57
71
128
73
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from New York Rangers with Gerry McDonald and Chris Kotsopoulos for Mike Rogers and a 1982 tenth round pick on October 2, 1981. Released, June 1984. 
Millen, Greg 
Goaltender #30
Born: 6/25/1957 in Toronto, ONT
Last Seen: broadcasting Toronto Maple Leafs
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
219
0
10
10
24
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a restricted free agent from Penguins on June 15, 1981. Traded to Blues with Mark Johnson for Mike Liut and “future considerations" (Jorgen Pettersson) on February 21, 1985. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
12963
919
4.25
4

0
0
0
0
Liut, Mike 
Goaltender #1
Born: 1/7/1956 in Weston, ONT
Last Seen: attorney/player agent Octagon Sports Management
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217
0
5
5
10
17
0
0
0
2
Acquired from Blues with "future considerations" (Jorgen Pettersson) for Mark Johnson and Greg Millen on February 21, 1985. Traded to Capitals for Yvon Corriveau on March 5, 1990. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
14660
823
3.37
13

933
50
3.22
1
Lawless, Paul 
Left Wing #11/28
Born: 7/2/1964 in Scarborough, ONT
Last Seen: VP of Development Cincinnati Cyclones
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
205
49
70
119
54
3
0
2
2
2
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 9, 1982. Traded to Philadelphia Flyers for Lindsay Carson on January 22, 1988. 
McKenzie, Jim 
Left Wing #33/31
Born: 11/3/1969 in Gull Lake, SASK
Last Seen: head coach Muskegon Lumberjacks
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203
13
12
25
468
6
0
0
0
8
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 17, 1989. Traded to Florida Panthers for Alexander Godynyuk on December 16, 1993. 
Ranheim, Paul 
Left Wing #14/28
Born: 1/25/1966 in St. Louis, MO
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
202
26
48
64
44
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Calgary Flames with Gary Suter and Ted Drury for Zarley Zalapski, James Patrick, and Michael Nylander on March 10, 1994. 
Johnson, Mark 
Left Wing/Center #12
Born: 9/22/1957 in Madison, WI
Last Seen: Head Coach University of Wisconsin Badgers Women's Hockey
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
201
85
118
203
76
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Minnesota North Stars with Kent Erik Anderson for a 1984 fifth round pick and future considerations(Jordy Douglas) on October 1, 1982. Traded to St. Louis Blues with Greg Millen for Mike Liut and "future considerations" on February 21, 1985. 
Wesley, Glen 
Defense #20
Born: 10/2/1968 in Red Deer, ALTA
Last Seen: Director of Defensemen Development former Hartford Whalers
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184
16
56
72
178
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Boston Bruins for 1995, 1996, and 1997 first round picks on August 25, 1994. 
Crawford, Bob 
Right Wing #25
Born: 4/6/1959 in Belleville, ONT
Last Seen: Broadcasting Hartford Wolfpack & GM of Champions Skating Center
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
182
64
59
123
56
0
0
0
0
0
Claimed from St. Louis Blues in NHL Waiver Draft on October 3, 1983. Traded to New York Rangers for Mike McEwen on March 11, 1986. 
Sidorkiewicz, Peter 
Goaltender #30
Born: 6/29/1963 in Dabrowa Bialostocka, Poland
Last Seen: assistant coach Erie Otters
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
178
0
9
9
12
15
0
1
1
2
Acquired from Washington Capitals with Dean Evason for David Jensen on March 12, 1985. Selected by Ottawa Senators in NHL Expansion Draft on June 18, 1992. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
10346
575
3.33
8

912
55
3.62
0
Rice, Steven 
Right Wing #12
Born: 5/26/1971 in Kitchener, ONT
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
177
42
36
78
167
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a restricted free agent on August 18, 1994. 
Malone, Greg 
Center #14
Born: 3/8/1956 in Fredericton, N.B.
Last Seen: scout Tampa Bay Lightning
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
176
45
83
128
147
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Pittsburgh Penguins for a 1985 third round pick, September 30, 1983. Traded to Quebec Nordiques for Wayne Babych, January 17, 1986 
Andersson, Mikael 
Left Wing #34
Born: 5/10/1966 in Malmo, Sweden
Last Seen: scout Tampa Bay Lightning
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
165
35
60
95
28
12
0
5
5
8
Selected in NHL Waiver Draft from the Buffalo Sabres on October 2, 1989. Signed with Tampa Bay Lightning as a free agent on June 29, 1992. 
Garrett, John 
Goaltender #35
Born: 6/17/1951 in Trenton, ONT
Last Seen: broadcasting Sportsnet
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
163
0
4
4
22
9
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Birmingham Bulls for "future considerations" on September 18, 1978. Traded to Quebec Nordiques for Michel Plasse and a 1983 fourth round pick, January 12, 1982. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
9592
655
4.1
2

507
40
4.73
0
Zuke, Mike 
Center #20
Born: 4/16/1954 in Sault Ste. Marie, ONT
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
159
10
37
47
60
0
0
0
0
0
Claimed in NHL Waiver Draft from St. Louis Blues on October 3, 1983. Released, November 1985. 
Sims, Al 
Defense #3
Born: 4/18/1953 in Toronto, ONT
Last Seen: Head coach Evansville IceMen
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
156
26
67
93
98
3
0
0
0
2
Selected in NHL Expansion Draft on June 13, 1979. Claimed by Los Angeles Kings in NHL Waiver Draft on October 5, 1981. 
McCrimmon, Brad 
Defense #10
Born: 3/29/1959 in Dodsland, SASK
Died: 9/7/2011 in Tunoshna, Russia
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
156
4
12
16
176
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Detroit Red Wings for a sixth round pick on June 1, 1993. Signed free agent contract with Phoenix Coyotes on July 3, 1996. 
Holik, Bobby 
Left Wing #24
Born: 1/1/1971 in Jihlava, Czechoslovakia
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
154
42
46
88
157
13
0
1
1
13
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 17, 1989. Traded with a 1993 second round pick and "future considerations" to New Jersey Devils for Sean Burke and Eric Weinrich on August 28, 1992. 
Nachbaur, Don 
Left Wing #26/31
Born: 1/30/1959 in Kitimat, B.C.
Last Seen: Head Coach Spokane Chiefs
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
154
21
38
59
256
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on August 9, 1979. Traded to Edmonton Oilers with Ken Linseman for Risto Siltanen and Brent Loney on August 19, 1982. 
Kastelic, Ed 
Left Wing/Right Wing #22
Born: 1/29/1964 in Toronto, ONT
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
147
9
9
18
485
2
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Washington Capitals with Grant Jennings for Neil Sheehy and Mike Millar on July 6, 1988. Signed by Los Angeles Kings as a free agent, August 1992. 
Emerson, Nelson 
Right Wing #16
Born: 8/17/1967 in Hamilton, ONT
Last Seen: assistant director of player development Los Angeles Kings
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
147
38
58
96
112
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Winnipeg Jets for Darren Turcotte on October 6, 1995. 
Volcan, Mickey 
Defense #32/4
Born: 3/3/1962 in Edmonton, ALTA
Last Seen: Director/Head Instructor International Hockey Academy
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
143
7
29
36
128
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 11, 1980. Traded to Calgary Flames for Richie Dunn and Joel Quenneville on July 5, 1984. 
Houda, Doug 
Defense #27
Born: 6/3/1966 in Blairmore, ALTA
Last Seen: assistant coach Detroit Red Wings
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
142
6
14
20
356
12
0
2
2
21
Acquired from Detroit Red Wings for Doug Crossman on February 20, 1991. Traded to Los Angeles Kings for Marc Potvin on November 3, 1993. 
Renaud, Mark 
Defense #32/20/28/25
Born: 2/21/1959 in Windsor, ONT
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
142
5
47
52
80
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on August 9, 1979. Selected by Buffalo Sabres in NHL Waiver Draft on October 3, 1983. 
Tomlak, Mike 
Left Wing/Center #28
Born: 10/17/1964 in Thunder Bay, ONT
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
141
15
22
37
103
10
0
1
1
4
Signed as a free agent on May 2, 1989. Released, June 1994. 
Jarvis, Doug 
Center #27
Born: 3/24/1955 in Brantford, ONT
Last Seen: assistant coach Vancouver Canucks
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
139
17
29
46
42
16
0
3
3
8
Acquired from Washington Capitals for Jorgen Pettersson on December 6, 1985. Named assistant coach/player for Binghamton Whalers (AHL) on December 12, 1987. 
O'Neill, Jeff 
Center #92
Born: 2/23/1976 in Richmond Hill, ONT
Last Seen: Broadcasting TSN
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
137
22
35
57
80
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 28, 1994. 
Diduck, Gerald 
Center #44/4
Born: 4/6/1965 in Edmonton, ALTA
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
136
2
19
21
128
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on August 1, 1995. Traded to Phoenix Coyotes for Chris Murray on March 18, 1997. 
Hospodar, Ed 
Right Wing/Defense #23
Born: 2/9/1959 in Bowling Green, OH
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
131
1
18
19
362
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from New York Rangers for Kent Erik Anderson on October 1, 1982. Released on July 2, 1984. 
Pronger, Chris 
Defense #44
Born: 10/10/1974 in Dryden, ONT
Last Seen: NHL Department of Player Safety
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
124
10
34
44
167
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 26, 1993. Traded to St. Louis Blues for Brendan Shanahan on July 27, 1995. 
Landon, Bruce 
Goaltender #30
Born: 10/5/1949 in Kingston, ONT
Last Seen: President and GM Springfield Falcons
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
122
0
2
2
36
8
0
1
1
0
Chosen in WHA Player Selection Draft on February 12, 1972. Retired, October 1974. Re-signed, February 1975. Retired, February 1978. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
6695
386
3.46
2

389
21
3.24
0
Featherstone, Glen 
Defense #36
Born: 7/8/1968 in Toronto, ONT
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
122
5
16
21
257
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Rangers with Michael Stewart, '95 1st round, and '96 4th round picks for Pat Verbeek on March 23, 1995. Traded to Flames with Hnat Domenichelli, '97 2nd round, and '98 3rd round picks for Steve Chiasson and a 3rd round pick on March 5, 1997. 
Carroll, Greg 
Center #11/31
Born: 11/10/1956 in Gimli, MAN
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
119
22
33
55
51
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired with Bryan Maxwell from Stingers for rights to Mike Liut and a 1978 second round pick on May 26, 1977. Traded to Stingers for Ron Plumb on February 11, 1978. Signed as a free agent, October 30, 1979. Released, July 1980. 
Peterson, Brent 
Center #17
Born: 2/15/1958 in Calgary, ALTA
Last Seen: hockey operations advisor Nashville Predators
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
118
6
20
26
101
6
0
1
1
6
Selected in NHL Waiver Draft from Vancouver Canucks on October 5, 1987. Retired, July 1989. 
Nylander, Michael 
Center #36/92
Born: 10/3/1972 in Stockholm, Sweden
Last Seen: assistant coach Mississauga Steelheads
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
117
22
55
77
60
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 9, 1991. Traded to Calgary Flames with Zarley Zalapski and James Patrick for Gary Suter, Paul Ranheim, and Ted Drury on March 10, 1994. 
Arndt, Danny 
Left Wing/Center #19
Born: 3/26/1955 in Saskatoon, SASK
Last Seen: gym teacher at Dundonald elementary school in Saskatoon
Whalers Highlights  Whalers cards
115
16
22
38
21
8
0
0
0
0
Selected in WHA Amateur Draft, June 4, 1975. Traded to Edmonton Oilers with cash and "future considerations,” (WHA rights to Dave Debol) for Dave Keon, Jack Carlson, Steve Carlson, John McKenzie, and Dave Dryden on January 19, 1977. 
Godynyuk, Alexander 
Defense #5
Born: 1/27/1970 in Kiev, U.S.S.R
Last Seen: Head coach Ukrainian national team
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115
4
15
19
91
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Florida Panthers for Jim McKenzie on December 16, 1993. 
Nikolishin, Andrei 
Center #11/13
Born: 3/25/1973 in Vorkuta, Russia
Last Seen: playing Sokil Kyiv
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112
24
52
76
46
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 20, 1992. Traded to Washington Capitals for Curtis Leschyshyn on November 9, 1996. 
Chase, Kelly 
Right Wing #15/27/39
Born: 10/25/1967 in Porcupine Plain, SASK
Last Seen: broadcasting St. Louis Blues
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111
3
10
13
483
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in 1995 NHL Waiver Draft on January 18, 1995. Traded to Toronto for a seventh round draft pick on March 18, 1997. 
Abrahamsson, Christer 
Goaltender #1/29
Born: 4/12/1947 in Ulmea, Sweden
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102
0
2
2
18
3
0
0
0
0
Signed August 1974 from Leksand IF of Swedish Elite League. Released, June 1977. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
5739
342
3.58
3

90
5
3.33
0
Crombeen, Mike 
Right Wing #18
Born: 4/16/1957 in Sarnia, ONT
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102
5
11
16
41
0
0
0
0
0
Claimed from St. Louis Blues in NHL Waiver Draft on October 3, 1983. Released, June 1985. 
Wesley, Blake 
Defense #6
Born: 7/10/1959 in Red Deer, ALTA
Last Seen: GM and co-coach Summerland Sting
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100
9
19
28
169
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Flyers with Don Gillen and Rick MacLeish for Ray Allison, Fred Arthur, and a swap of first (P. Lawless), second (M. Paterson), and third (K. Dineen) round 1982 picks on July 3, 1981. Traded to Nordiques for Pierre Lacroix on December 3 1982. 
Hull, Jody 
Right Wing #8
Born: 2/2/1969 in Cambridge, ONT
Last Seen: Head coach Peterborough Petes
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98
23
28
51
31
6
0
1
1
4
Selected in the NHL Entry Draft on June 13, 1987. Traded to New York Rangers for Carey Wilson and future considerations (Michael Nylander) on July 7, 1990. 
McIlhargey, Jack 
Defense #33/29
Born: 3/7/1952 in Edmonton, ALTA
Last Seen: assistant coach Philadelphia Flyers
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98
2
11
13
202
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Philadelphia Flyers with "future considerations" (Norm Barnes) for a 1982 second round pick on November 2, 1980. Retired, August 1982. 
Glynn, Brian 
Defense #3/7
Born: 11/23/1967 in Iserlohn, Germany
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98
2
10
12
78
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Waiver Draft from Vancouver Canucks on January 18, 1995. Traded with Brendan Shanahan to Detroit for Keith Primeau, Paul Coffey, and a 1997 first round pick on October 9, 1996. 
Meagher, Rick 
Center #20
Born: 11/2/1953 in Belleville, ONT
Last Seen: scout St. Louis Blues
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96
31
29
60
70
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Montreal Canadiens with a swap of third (Paul MacDermid) and fifth (Dan Bourbonnais) round 1981 picks on June 5, 1980. Traded to New Jersey Devils with Garry Howatt for Merlin Malinowski and Scott Fusco on October 15, 1982. 
Weeks, Steve 
Goaltender #31/35
Born: 6/30/1958 in Scarborough, ONT
Last Seen: goaltending coach Chicago Blackhawks
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94
0
1
1
11
4
0
0
0
0
Acquired from New York Rangers for "future considerations" on September 31, 1984. Traded to Vancouver Canucks for Richard Brodeur on March 8, 1988. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
5284
324
3.68
4

205
9
2.64
0
Kucera, Frantisek 
Defense #4
Born: 2/3/1968 in Prague, Czechoslovakia
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94
6
26
32
54
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Chicago Blackhawks with Jocelyn Lemieux for Gary Suter, Randy Cunneyworth, and a 1995 third round pick on March 11, 1994. Traded with Jim Dowd to Vancouver Canucks for Jeff Brown and a 1998 third round pick on December 19, 1995. 
Konroyd, Steve 
Defense #5
Born: 2/10/1961 in Scarborough, ONT
Last Seen: TV studio host Chicago Blackhawks
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92
5
21
26
95
7
0
1
1
2
Acquired from Chicago Blackhawks for Rob Brown on January 24, 1992. Traded to Detroit Red Wings for a 1993 sixth round pick on March 22, 1993. 
Debol, Dave 
Center #15
Born: 3/27/1956 in St. Claire Shores, MI
Last Seen: head coach St. Clair Shores Fighting Saints
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92
26
26
52
4
3
0
0
0
0
Selected in WHA Amateur Draft, May 1976. Traded to Oilers to complete Dan Arndt and cash for Dave Keon, Jack Carlson, Steve Carlson, Dave Dryden, and John McKenzie, June 1977. Claimed in WHA Dispersal Draft, June 1979. Released, June 1981. 
Weinrich, Eric 
Defense #4/5
Born: 12/19/1966 in Roanoke, VA
Last Seen: development coach New Jersey Devils
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87
8
30
38
78
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from New Jersey Devils with Sean Burke for Bobby Holik and a 1993 second round pick on August 28, 1992. Traded to Chicago Blackhawks with Patrick Poulin for Steve Larmer and Bryan Marchment on November 2, 1993. 
Lemieux, Jocelyn 
Left Wing #23/26
Born: 11/18/1967 in Mont. Laurier, QUE
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86
13
8
21
82
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Chicago Blackhawks with Frantisek Kucera for Randy Cunneyworth, Gary Suter, and a 1995 third round pick on March 11, 1994. Traded to New Jersey Devils for Jim Dowd and a 1998 second round pick on December 20, 1995. 
Kypreos, Nick 
Left Wing #20
Born: 6/4/1966 in Toronto, ONT
Last Seen: broadcasting Sportsnet
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85
17
10
27
362
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Washington Capitals for Mark Hunter and future considertations (Yvon Corriveau) on June 15, 1992. Traded with Steve Larmer, Barry Richter, and a sixth round pick to New York Rangers for James Patrick and Darren Turcotte on November 2, 1993. 
Larouche, Pierre 
Center #25/28
Born: 11/16/1955 in Taschereau, QUE
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83
43
47
90
20
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Montreal Canadiens for a swap of 1984 first round (Sylvain Cote) and 1985 third round picks on December 21, 1981. Released, September 1983. 
Anderson, Russ 
Defense #25/7
Born: 2/12/1955 in Minneapolis, MN
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82
1
9
10
256
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Pittsburgh Penguins with a 1983 eighth round pick for Rick MacLeish on December 29, 1981. Released, June 1983. 
Fusco, Mark 
Defense #33
Born: 3/12/1961 in Burlinton, MA
Last Seen: CEO of Aspen Technology
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80
3
12
15
42
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as free agent, February 25, 1984. Retired, October 1985. 
Kapanen, Sami 
Left Wing #24
Born: 6/14/1973 in Vantaa, Finland
Last Seen: co-owner KalPa Kuopio
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80
18
16
34
8
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on July 8, 1995. 
Howatt, Garry 
Left Wing #15/8
Born: 9/26/1952 in Grand Center, ALTA
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80
18
32
50
242
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from New York Islanders for a 1983 fifth round pick on October 2, 1981. Traded to New Jersey Devils with Rick Meagher for Merlin Malinowski and the rights to Scott Fusco on October 15, 1982. 
Bergevin, Marc 
Defense #36/25
Born: 8/11/1965 in Montreal, QUE
Last Seen: GM Montreal Canadiens
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79
7
17
24
68
5
0
0
0
2
Acquired from the New York Islanders for "future considerations" (1992 fifth round pick) on October 30, 1990. Signed with Tampa Bay Lightning as a free agent, July 1992. 
Adams, Greg 
Left Wing #18
Born: 5/31/1960 in Duncan, B.C.
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79
10
13
23
216
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Philadelphia Flyers with Ken Linseman, first (David Jensen), and third round 1983 draft picks for Mark Howe and a third round 1983 pick on August 19, 1982. Traded to Washington Capitals for Torrie Robertson on October 3, 1983. 
Galarneau, Michel 
Center #16/15/14
Born: 3/1/1961 in Montreal, QUE
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78
7
10
17
34
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 11, 1980. Released, July 2, 1984. 
Smith, Stuart 
Defense #33/3
Born: 3/17/1960 in Toronto, ONT
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77
2
10
12
95
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on August 9, 1979. Released, July 1985. 
Petrovicky, Robert 
Center #39
Born: 10/26/1973 in Kosice, Czechoslovakia
Last Seen: playing HC Slavia Praha
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77
9
11
20
84
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 20, 1992. Traded to Dallas for Dan Kesa on November 29, 1995. 
Shanahan, Brendan 
Left Wing #94
Born: 1/23/1969 in Mimico, ONT
Last Seen: President Toronto Maple Leafs
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76
45
34
79
125
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from St. Louis Blues for Chris Pronger on July 27, 1995. Traded to Detroit Red Wings with Brian Glynn for Keith Primeau, Paul Coffey, and a 1997 first round pick on October 9, 1996. 
Dunn, Richie 
Defense #4
Born: 5/12/1957 in Boston, MA
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76
6
24
30
32
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Calgary Flames with Joel Quenneville for Mickey Volcan on July 5, 1983. Released on June 1, 1985. 
Harris, Hugh 
Left Wing #16
Born: 6/7/1948 in Toronto, ONT
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75
24
28
52
78
7
0
4
4
11
Signed as a free agent, July 1973. Sold to Phoenix Roadrunners, August 1974. 
Whitmore, Kay 
Goaltender #35
Born: 4/10/1967 in Sudbury, ONT
Last Seen: goalie equipment consultan NHL
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75
0
5
5
24
3
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 15, 1985. Traded to Vancouver Canucks for Corrie D'Alessio and a conditional draft pick (1993 fifth round) on October 1, 1992. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
4039
243
3.61
3

154
11
4.29
0
Primeau, Keith 
Center #55
Born: 11/24/1971 in Toronto, ONT
Last Seen: assistant coach Bishop Eustace Prep School
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75
26
25
51
161
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Detroit Red wings with Paul Coffey and a 1997 first round pick for Brendan Shanahan and Brian Glynn on October 9, 1996. 
Malinowski, Merlin 
Left Wing/Center #20
Born: 9/27/1958 in North Battleford, SASK
Last Seen: head coach Elgin-Middlesex Chiefs
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75
5
23
28
16
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from New Jersey Devils with rights to Scott Fusco for Rick Meagher and Garry Howatt on October 15, 1982. Released, October 1983. 
Grimson, Stu 
Left Wing #32
Born: 5/20/1965 in Kamloops, B.C.
Last Seen: broadcasting Nashville Predators
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75
2
2
4
218
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired off waivers from Detroit on October 12, 1996. 
Greig, Mark 
Right Wing #8/17
Born: 1/25/1970 in High River, ALTA
Last Seen: scout Philadelphia Flyers
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74
5
17
22
64
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 16, 1990. Traded with a 1995 sixth round pick to Toronto Maple Leafs for Ted Crowley on January 25, 1994. 
Storm, Jim 
Left Wing #46/24
Born: 2/5/1971 in Milford, MI
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74
6
13
19
27
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 9, 1991. Released on August 28, 1995. 
Barnes, Norm 
Defense #25
Born: 8/24/1953 in Toronto, ONT
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74
2
14
16
101
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Philadelphia Flyers to complete the Jack Mcllhargey for a 1982 second round draft choice deal on December 5, 1980. Released, June 1982. 
Warner, Jim 
Right Wing #25
Born: 3/26/1954 in Minneapolis, MN
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73
6
12
18
30
1
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent (Colorado College), June 1978. Released, July 1980. 
Butters, Bill 
Defense #22
Born: 1/10/1951 in St. Paul, MN
Last Seen: Chaplain for Hockey Ministries International
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71
2
21
23
134
5
0
1
1
15
Acquired with Mike Antonovich from Edmonton Oilers for Brett Callighen and Ron Busniuk on February 5, 1977. Cleared WHA waivers and signed with Minnesota North Stars on February 16, 1978. 
Allison, Ray 
Right Wing #8
Born: 3/4/1959 in Cranbrook, B.C.
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70
17
12
29
13
2
0
1
1
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on August 9, 1979. Traded with Fred Arthur to Philadelphia Flyers for Rick MacLeish, Don Gillen, Blake Wesley, and a swap of first, second, and third round 1982 draft picks on July 3, 1981. 
Veisor, Mike 
Goaltender #1/31
Born: 8/25/1952 in Toronto, ONT
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69
0
1
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Chicago Blackhawks for a 1981 second round pick on June 14, 1980. Traded to Winnipeg Jets for Ed Staniowski on November 10, 1983. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
3809
309
4.87
2

0
0
0
0
Busniuk, Ron 
Defense #5
Born: 8/13/1948 in Ft. William, ONT
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66
1
12
13
196
17
0
2
2
14
Claimed in dispersal draft of folded Minnesota Fighting Saints on March 9, 1976. Traded with Brett Callighen to Edmonton Oilers for Mike Antonovich and Bill Butters on February 5, 1977. 
Bothwell, Tim 
Defense #24
Born: 5/6/1955 in Vancouver, B.C.
Last Seen: Head Coach Calgary Inferno
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66
3
8
11
53
10
0
0
0
8
Purchased from St. Louis Blues, October 4, 1985. Traded to St. Louis Blues for Dave Barr on October 21, 1986. 
Shmyr, Paul 
Defense #3
Born: 1/28/1946 in Cudworth, SASK
Died: 9/2/2004 in Surrey, B.C.
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66
1
11
12
134
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on October 1, 1981. Released, July 1982. 
Pedersen, Allen 
Defense #41
Born: 1/13/1965 in Ft. Saskatchewan, ALTA
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66
1
4
5
69
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Minnesota North Stars for a conditional draft pick on June 15, 1992. 
Turcotte, Darren 
Center #12/89
Born: 3/2/1968 in Boston, MA
Last Seen: head coach Nipissing University
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66
19
29
48
26
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from New York Rangers with James Patrick for Steve Larmer, Nick Kypreos, Barry Richter, and "future considerations" on November 2, 1993. Traded to Winnipeg Jets for Nelson Emerson on October 6, 1995. 
Daniels, Scott 
Left Wing #48/17/15
Born: 9/19/1969 in Prince Albert, SASK
Last Seen: assistant coach Springfield Pics
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66
3
6
9
328
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 17, 1989. Signed as a free agent with Philadelphia on June 18, 1996. 
Propp, Brian 
Left Wing #15/26
Born: 2/15/1959 in Lanigan, SASK
Last Seen: broadcasting Philadelphia Flyers
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65
12
17
29
44
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on October 4, 1993. Released, June 1994. 
Martin, Tom 
Left Wing #24
Born: 5/11/1964 in Kelowna, B.C.
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64
9
10
19
164
1
0
0
0
4
Signed as a free agent on July 29, 1987. Claimed by Minnesota North Stars in the NHL Waiver Draft on October 3, 1988. Claimed off waivers from Minnesota North Stars on December 1, 1988. Released, June 1990. 
Leschyshyn, Curtis 
Defense #7
Born: 9/21/1969 in Thompson, MAN
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64
4
13
17
30
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Washington Capitals for Andrei Nikolishin on November 9, 1996. 
Sullivan, Bob 
Left Wing/Center #26
Born: 11/29/1957 in Noranda, QUE
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62
18
19
37
18
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on August 24, 1982. Released, August 1982. 
Hyndman, Mike 
Right Wing #21
Born: 12/8/1945 in Quebec City, QUE
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59
4
14
18
21
0
0
0
0
0
Chosen in WHA Player Selection Draft on February 12, 1972. Traded to Los Angeles Sharks for Mike Byers on February 16, 1973. 
Bourbonnais, Dan 
Left Wing #12/31
Born: 3/6/1962 in Winnipeg, MAN
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59
3
25
28
11
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 10, 1981. Released on June 1, 1985. 
Brubaker, Jeff 
Left Wing #22
Born: 2/24/1958 in Frederick, MD
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58
5
4
9
114
3
0
0
0
12
Selected in WHA Amateur Draft, June 1978. Selected by Montreal Canadiens in NHL Waiver Draft, October 5, 1981. 
Smyth, Kevin 
Left Wing #51/20/14
Born: 11/22/1973 in Banff, ALTA
Last Seen: playing Innisfail Eagles
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58
6
8
14
31
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 20, 1992. Signed as a free agent with Orlando (IHL), August 1996. 
McDougal, Mike 
Right Wing #23/32
Born: 4/30/1958 in Pt. Huron, MI
Last Seen: employee of Michigan Petroleum Technologies
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58
8
10
18
43
0
0
0
0
0
Claimed from New York Rangers in NHL Waiver Draft on October 6, 1981. Released, July 1984. 
Johnston, Bernie 
Left Wing/Center #24
Born: 9/15/1956 in Toronto, ONT
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57
12
24
36
16
3
0
1
1
0
Selected in NHL Expansion Draft on June 13, 1979. Released, September 1981. 
Lacroix, Pierre 
Defense #5
Born: 4/11/1959 in Quebec City, QUE
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56
6
25
31
18
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Quebec Nordiques for Blake Wesley on December 3, 1982. Retired due to injuries sustained in automobile accident, August 1983. 
Malik, Marek 
Defense #23
Born: 6/24/1975 in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia
Last Seen: playing HC Tiroler Wasserkraft Innsbruck
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55
1
6
7
54
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 26, 1993. 
Pietrangelo, Frank 
Goaltender #40
Born: 12/17/1964 in Niagara Falls, ONT
Last Seen: assistant coach Niagara Falls Canucks
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54
0
0
0
6
7
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Pittsburgh Penguins for 1994 third and seventh round picks on March 10, 1992. Signed by New York Islanders as a free agent, August 1994. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
2663
182
4.1
0

425
19
2.68
0
Muzzatti, Jason 
Goaltender #29
Born: 2/3/1970 in Toronto, ONT
Last Seen: Head Coach Flint Generals
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53
0
1
1
51
0
0
0
0
0
Claimed in NHL Waiver Draft from the Calgary Flames on October 6, 1995. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
2604
140
3.23
1

0
0
0
0
Semenko, Dave 
Left Wing #72
Born: 7/12/1957 in Winnipeg, MAN
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51
4
8
12
87
4
0
0
0
15
Acquired from Edmonton Oilers for a 1988 third round pick on December 12, 1986. Traded to Toronto Maple Leafs for Bill Root on September 8, 1987. 
Mayer, Jim 
Right Wing #27
Born: 10/30/1954 in Capreol, ONT
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51
11
9
20
21
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on July 11, 1977. Claimed off waivers by Edmonton Oilers, May 1978. 
Potvin, Marc 
Right Wing #29
Born: 1/29/1967 in Ottawa, ONT
Died: 1/13/2006 in Kalamazoo, MI
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51
2
3
5
246
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Los Angeles Kings for Doug Houda on November 3, 1993. Signed by Boston Bruins as a free agent, July 1994. 
Drury, Ted 
Center #17/13
Born: 9/13/1971 in Boston, MA
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50
4
11
15
31
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired with Gary Suter and Paul Ranheim from Calgary Flames for Zarley Zalapski, James Patrick, and Michael Nylander on March 10, 1994. Claimed by Ottawa Senators in NHL Waiver Draft on October 6, 1995. 
Brown, Jeff 
Defense #27
Born: 4/30/1966 in Ottawa, ONT
Last Seen: Head Coach Indiana Ice
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49
7
31
38
38
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Vancouver Canucks along with a 1998 third round draft pick for Jim Dowd and Frantisek Kucera on December 19, 1995. 
Carson, Jimmy 
Center #33
Born: 6/20/1968 in Southfield, MI
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49
10
10
20
29
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on July 15, 1994. Released on December 1, 1995. 
Lumley, Dave 
Left Wing #22
Born: 9/1/1954 in Toronto, ONT
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48
8
20
28
98
0
0
0
0
0
Selected from Edmonton Oilers in NHL Waiver Draft on October 9, 1984. Claimed off waivers by Edmonton Oilers on February 6, 1985. 
Day, Joe 
Left Wing #41/15
Born: 5/11/1968 in Chicago, IL
Last Seen: head coach East Grand Rapids High School
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48
1
10
11
57
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 13, 1987. Signed with New York Islanders as a free agent on August 24, 1993. 
Giroux, Larry 
Defense #32
Born: 8/28/1951 in Weyburn, SASK
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47
2
5
7
44
3
0
0
0
2
Signed as free agent on December 13, 1979. Released, September 1980. 
Patrick, James 
Defense #4
Born: 6/14/1963 in Winnipeg, MAN
Last Seen: assistant coach Dallas Stars
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47
8
20
28
32
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Rangers with Darren Turcotte for Steve Larmer, Nick Kypreos, Barry Richter, and "future considerations" November 2, 1993. Traded to Flames with Zarley Zalapski and Michael Nylander for Gary Suter, Paul Ranheim, and Ted Drury March 10, 1994. 
Currie, Tony 
Right Wing #26
Born: 11/12/1957 in Sydney Mines, N.S.
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45
15
24
39
6
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on January 21, 1984. Claimed off waivers by Edmonton Oilers on December 5, 1984. 
Reeds, Mark 
Right Wing #14/38
Born: 1/24/1960 in Burlington, ONT
Died: 4/14/2015 in St. Louis, MO
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45
0
9
9
37
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired form St. Louis Blues for a 1998 third round pick, October 5, 1987. Released on July 21, 1989. 
Chibirev, Igor 
Center #32
Born: 4/19/1968 in Kiev, Ukraine
Last Seen: head coach Ukrainian Olympian U20 national team
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45
7
12
19
2
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 26, 1993. Released, June 1995. 
Stevens, John 
Defense #45
Born: 5/4/1966 in Campbellton, N.B.
Last Seen: assistant coach Los Angeles Kings
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44
0
8
8
34
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on July 16, 1990. Signed as a free agent with Philadelphia, June 1996. 
Manderville, Kent 
Center #44
Born: 4/12/1971 in Edmonton, ALTA
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44
6
5
11
18
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on October 2, 1996. 
Marchment, Bryan 
Defense #5/27
Born: 5/1/1969 in Scarborough, ONT
Last Seen: scout San Jose Sharks
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42
3
7
10
124
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Chicago Blackhawks with Steve Larmer for Patrick Poulin and Eric Weinrich on November 2, 1993. Awarded as compensation to Edmonton Oilers for signing restricted free agent Steven Rice on August 30, 1994. 
Babych, Wayne 
Right Wing #17
Born: 6/6/1958 in Edmonton, ALTA
Last Seen: owner/operator Babych Sports
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41
11
17
28
63
10
0
1
1
2
Acquired from the Quebec Nordiques for Greg Malone on January 17, 1986. Retired on September 29, 1987. 
Inkpen, Dave 
Defense #26
Born: 9/4/1954 in Edmonton, ALTA
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41
0
7
7
15
5
0
1
1
4
Purchased from Indianapolis Racers on December 13, 1978. Released, July 1980. 
Crossman, Doug 
Defense #3
Born: 6/30/1960 in Peterborough, ONT
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41
4
19
23
19
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from New York Islanders for Ray Ferraro on November 13, 1990. Traded to Detroit Red Wings for Doug Houda on February 20, 1991. 
Sandlak, Jim 
Right Wing #14/52
Born: 12/12/1966 in Kitchener, ONT
Last Seen: scout Anaheim Ducks
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40
6
2
8
32
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Vancouver Canucks as the "future considerations" from the Robert Kron/Murray Craven deal on May 17, 1993. Contract expired, June 1995. 
Fidler, Mike 
Left Wing #31/24/18
Born: 8/19/1956 in Charleston, MA
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40
9
10
19
4
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Minnesota North Stars for Gordie Roberts on December 16, 1980. Released on December 1, 1981. 
Dupont, Norm 
Left Wing #15
Born: 2/5/1957 in Montreal, QUE
Last Seen: player agent
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40
7
15
22
12
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Winnipeg Jets for "future considerations" (an 1984 fourth round pick) on July 4, 1983. Released, June 1984. 
Brownschidle, Jack 
Defense #34
Born: 10/2/1955 in Buffalo, NY
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39
3
6
9
19
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired on waivers from St. Louis Blues on March 2, 1984. Released, July 1986. 
Millar, Mike 
Right Wing #8
Born: 4/28/1965 in St. Catharines, ONT
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38
9
9
18
6
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 9, 1984. Traded to Washington Capitals with Neil Sheehy for Ed Kastelic and Grant Jennings on July 6, 1988. 
Maciver, Norm 
Defense #33
Born: 9/8/1964 in Thunder Bay, ONT
Last Seen: assistant GM Chicago Blackhawks
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37
1
22
23
24
1
0
0
0
2
Acquired from New York Rangers with Don Maloney and Brian Lawton for Carey Wilson and a 1990 fifth round pick on December 26, 1988. Traded to Edmonton Oilers for Jim Ennis on October 10, 1989. 
Reese, Jeff 
Goaltender #35/30
Born: 3/24/1966 in Brantford, ONT
Last Seen: goalie coach Dallas Stars
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37
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Calgary Flames for Dan Keczmer on November 19, 1993. Traded to Tampa Bay Lightning for a 1996 ninth round pick on December 1, 1995. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
1838
96
3.13
2

0
0
0
0
Keczmer, Dan 
Defense #4/37
Born: 5/25/1968 in Mt. Clemens, MI
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36
4
5
9
40
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from San Jose Sharks for Dean Evason on October 2, 1991. Traded with "future considerations" to Calgary Flames for Jeff Reese on November 19, 1993. 
Haller, Kevin 
Defense #14
Born: 12/5/1970 in Trochu, ALTA
Last Seen: assistant coach Head Coach Calgary Inferno
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35
2
6
8
48
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired with 1997 first and seventh round picks from Philadelphia for Paul Coffey on December 15, 1996. 
Sarrazin, Dick 
Right Wing #16
Born: 1/22/1946 in St. Gabriel Brandon, QUE
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35
4
7
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in WHA Player Selection Draft on February 12, 1972. Traded to Chicago Cougars for cash and an undisclosed draft choice, October 1973. 
Jordan, Ric 
Defense #20/23
Born: 3/31/1950 in Toronto, ONT
Died: 11/25/2001 in Jensen Beach, FL
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34
0
3
3
14
7
0
0
0
0
Selected in WHA Player Selection Draft on January 12, 1972. Traded to Quebec Nordiques for Guy Dufour on May 15, 1974. 
Gillen, Don 
Right Wing #18
Born: 12/24/1960 in Dodsland, SASK
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34
1
4
5
22
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Philadelphia Flyers with Blake Wesley and Rick MacLeish for Ray Allison, Fred Arthur, and a swap of first (Paul Lawless), second (Mark Paterson), and third (Kevin Dineen) round 1982 picks on July 3, 1981. Released on July 2, 1984. 
MacLeish, Rick 
Center #7
Born: 1/3/1950 in Lindsay, ONT
Died: 5/30/2016 in Philadelphia, PA
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34
6
16
22
16
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Flyers w/Don Gillen&Blake Wesley for Ray Allison,Fred Arthur,a swap of first(Lawless),second(Paterson),and third(Dineen)round 1982 picks on July 3, 1981. Traded to Penguins for Russ Anderson and a 1983 eighth round pick on December 29, 1981. 
Pierce, Randy 
Right Wing #38
Born: 11/23/1957 in Arnprior, ONT
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34
9
5
14
17
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent, October 6, 1983. Released, July 1985. 
Fenton, Paul 
Left Wing #11/29
Born: 12/22/1959 in Springfield, MA
Last Seen: assistant GM Nashville Predators & GM Milwaukee Admirals
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34
7
5
12
10
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on October 6, 1983. Selected by Los Angeles Kings in NHL Waiver Draft on October 5, 1987. Re-acquired from Calgary Flames for "future considerations" on August 26, 1991. Traded to San Jose Sharks for Mike McHugh on October 18, 1991. 
Weir, Wally 
Left Wing/Defense #23
Born: 6/3/1954 in Verdun, QUE
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34
2
3
5
56
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Waiver Draft from Quebec Nordiques on October 9, 1984. Claimed off waivers by Pittsburgh Penguins on March 1, 1985. 
Gillis, Paul 
Center #44/23
Born: 12/31/1963 in Toronto, ONT
Last Seen: Head Coach Odessa Jackalopes
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33
1
3
4
88
5
0
1
1
0
Acquired from Chicago Blackhawks for "future considerations" on January 27, 1992. Retired, June 1993 to become assistant coach. 
Govedaris, Chris 
Left Wing #14
Born: 2/2/1970 in Toronto, ONT
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33
2
4
6
10
2
0
0
0
2
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 11, 1988. Released, June 1993. 
Callighen, Brett 
Center #22
Born: 5/15/1953 in Toronto, ONT
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33
6
10
16
41
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as free agent, October 1976. Traded to Oilers with Ron Busniuk for Mike Antonovich and Bill Butters on February 5, 1977. Acquired from Oilers for "future considerations," June 1977. Traded to Oilers with Dave Dryden and 2 '77 picks for Louis Levass 
Black, James 
Center #23
Born: 8/15/1969 in Regina, SASK
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32
4
6
10
10
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 17, 1989. Traded to Minnesota North Stars for Mark Janssens on September 2, 1992. 
MacGregor, Gary 
Center #12
Born: 9/21/1954 in Kingston, ONT
Died: 4/20/1995 in Kingston, ONT
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30
8
8
16
4
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Indianapolis Racers for Rosaire Paiement on November 12, 1976. Traded to Calgary Cowboys for "future considerations" on January 19, 1977. 
Barr, Dave 
Right Wing #24
Born: 11/30/1960 in Toronto, ONT
Last Seen: assistant coach Florida Panthers
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30
2
4
6
19
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from St. Louis Blues for Tim Bothwell on October 21, 1986. Traded to Detroit Red Wings for Randy Ladouceur on January 12, 1987. 
McGill, Bob 
Defense #25
Born: 4/27/1962 in Edmonton, ALTA
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30
0
3
3
41
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired off waivers from New York Islanders on November 3, 1993. 
Picard, Michel 
Left Wing #47
Born: 11/7/1969 in Beauport, QUE
Last Seen: scout St. Louis Blues
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30
4
5
9
8
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 17, 1989. Traded to San Jose Sharks for "future considerations" (Yvon Corriveau) on October 9, 1992. 
Raeder, Cap 
Goaltender #35
Born: 10/8/1953 in Needham, MA
Last Seen: goalie consultant Norwich University
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29
0
0
0
2
15
0
1
1
0
Selected in WHA Amateur Draft, June 1975. Released, August 1978. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
1428
77
3.24
2

879
38
2.59
2
Paterson, Mark 
Defense #6
Born: 2/22/1964 in Ottawa, ONT
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29
3
3
6
33
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 9, 1982. Traded to Calgary Flames for Yves Courteau on October 7, 1986. 
Harkins, Todd 
Right Wing #15
Born: 10/8/1968 in Cleveland, OH
Last Seen: GM Prince George Cougars
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28
1
0
1
49
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Calgary Flames for Scott Morrow on January 24, 1994. Released, June 1994. 
Williams, Dave 
Left Wing #22/25
Born: 2/3/1954 in Weyburn, SASK
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28
6
0
6
93
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Los Angeles Kings for cash on October 15, 1987. Retired on February 11, 1988. 
Levasseur, Louis 
Goaltender #30
Born: 6/16/1949 in Noranda, QUE
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27
0
0
0
2
12
0
1
1
2
Acquired from Edmonton Oilers for Dave Dryden, Brett Callighen, and two 1977 picks on June 16, 1977. Traded to Quebec Nordiques for Warren Miller on September 21, 1978. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
1655
91
3.3
3

719
31
2.59
0
Sheehy, Neil 
Defense #0
Born: 2/9/1960 in International Falls, MN
Last Seen: attorney/player agent
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26
1
4
5
116
1
0
0
0
7
Acquired from Calgary Flames with Carey Wilson and rights to Lane MacDonald for Shane Churla and Dana Murzyn on January 3, 1988. Traded to Washington Capitals with Mike Millar for Grant Jennings and Ed Kastelic on July 6, 1988. 
Gardner, Bill 
Center #14
Born: 3/19/1960 in Toronto, ONT
Last Seen: broadcasting Chicago Wolves
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26
1
9
10
4
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Chicago Blackhawks for a 1987 third round pick on February 3, 1986. Released, June 1987. 
Martins, Steve 
Center #32
Born: 4/13/1972 in Gatineau, QUE
Last Seen: head coach/director Barrington Broncos
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25
1
4
5
8
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Supplemental Draft, July 28, 1994. 
Bennett, Bill 
Left Wing #16
Born: 5/31/1953 in Warwick, RI
Last Seen: owner Bennett Sports
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24
3
3
6
63
0
0
0
0
0
Selected from Boston Bruins in the NHL Expansion Draft on June 13, 1979. Released, June 1980. 
Pettersson, Jorgen 
Left Wing #22
Born: 7/11/1956 in Gothenburg, Sweden
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23
5
5
10
2
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from St. Louis Blues to complete earlier Johnson/Millen for Liut deal on April 16, 1985. Traded to Washington Capitals for Doug Jarvis on December 6, 1985. 
Gosselin, Mario 
Goaltender #31
Born: 6/15/1963 in Thetford Mines, QUE
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23
0
1
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on September 4, 1991. Retired on September 5, 1994. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
1106
78
4.23
0

0
0
0
0
Stoyanovich, Steve 
Left Wing #7
Born: 5/2/1957 in London, ONT
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23
3
5
8
11
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from New York Islanders for a 1985 fifth round pick on August 19, 1983. Released, July 1984. 
Churla, Shane 
Left Wing #22
Born: 6/24/1965 in Fernie, B.C.
Last Seen: scout Montreal Canadiens
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22
0
1
1
92
2
0
0
0
42
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 15, 1985. Traded to Calgary Flames with Dana Murzyn for Neil Sheehy, Carey Wilson, and the rights to Lane MacDonald on January 3, 1988. 
Hynes, Dave 
Left Wing #11
Born: 4/17/1951 in Cambridge, MA
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22
5
4
9
4
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent, August 1976. Released, June 1977. 
Kerr, Tim 
Right Wing #12
Born: 1/5/1960 in Windsor, ONT
Last Seen: Owner of Pensacola Ice Pilots, President of Power Play Realty Avalon, NJ
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22
0
6
6
7
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from New York Rangers for “future considerations" (1993 seventh round pick) on July 9, 1992. Retired and named assistant coach for Springfield Indians on January 21, 1993. 
Maloney, Don 
Left Wing #14
Born: 9/5/1958 in Lindsay, ONT
Last Seen: GM Phoenix Coyotes
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21
3
11
14
23
4
0
0
0
8
Acquired from New York Rangers with Brian Lawton and Norm Maciver for Carey Wilson and a 1990 fifth round pick on December 26, 1988. Released on July 21, 1989. 
Troy, James 
Right Wing #25
Born: 1/21/1953 in Boston, MA
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21
0
0
0
50
2
0
0
0
29
Signed as a free agent, February 1976. Sold to Erie Blades (NAHL), January 1977. 
Lupien, Gilles 
Defense #23
Born: 4/20/1954 in Lachute, QUE
Last Seen: player agent
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21
2
5
7
41
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Pittsburgh Penguins for a 1981 sixth round pick on February 20, 1981. Released, July 1983. 
Crowley, Ted 
Defense #33
Born: 5/3/1970 in Concord, MA
Last Seen: Western US Sales Manger LogMeln, Inc.
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21
1
2
3
10
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Toronto Maple Leafs for Mark Greig and a 1995 sixth round pick on January 25, 1994. Released, June 1994. 
Coffey, Paul 
Defense #77
Born: 6/1/1961 in Weston, ONT
Last Seen: owner/president Toyota?Nissan car dealerships
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20
3
5
8
18
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Red Wings with Keith Primeau and a 1997 first round pick for Brendan Shanahan and Brian Glynn on October 9, 1996. Traded to Flyers with a 1997 third round pick for Kevin Haller and 1997 first and seventh round picks on December 15, 1996. 
Reaugh, Daryl 
Goaltender #31
Born: 2/13/1965 in Prince George, B.C.
Last Seen: broadcasting Dallas Stars
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20
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent, October 9, 1989. Released, June 1992. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
1010
53
3.15
1

0
0
0
0
Leach, Jamie 
Right Wing #34
Born: 8/25/1969 in Winnipeg, MAN
Last Seen: Head coach South East Prairie Thunder
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19
3
2
5
2
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired on waivers from Pittsburgh Penguins on November 21, 1992. Released, June 1993. 
Hill, Brian 
Right Wing #27
Born: 1/12/1957 in Regina, SASK
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19
1
1
2
4
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Expansion Draft from Atlanta Flames on June 13, 1979. Released, June 1980. 
Tancill, Chris 
Center/Right Wing #37
Born: 2/7/1968 in Livonia, MI
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19
1
1
2
6
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Supplemental Draft on June 18, 1989. Traded to Detroit Red Wings for Daniel Shank on December 18, 1991. 
Staniowski, Ed 
Goaltender #1
Born: 7/7/1955 in Moose Jaw, SASK
Last Seen: Lt. Col. in the Canadian Forces Reserves
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19
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Winnipeg Jets for Mike Veisor on November 10, 1983. Released, July 1985. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
1060
75
4.25
0

0
0
0
0
Chiasson, Steve 
Defense #3
Born: 4/14/1967 in Barrie, ONT
Died: 5/3/1999 in Raleigh, NC
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18
3
11
14
7
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Calgary Flames with a 1997 third round pick for Hnat Domenichelli, Glen Featherstone, a 1997 second round pick, and a 1998 third round pick on March 5, 1997. 
McClanahan, Rob 
Center #15/28
Born: 1/9/1958 in St. Paul, MN
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17
0
3
3
11
0
0
0
0
0
Claimed from Buffalo Sabres in NHL Waiver Draft, October 6, 1981. Traded to New York Rangers for a 1983 tenth round pick, February 2, 1982. 
Maxwell, Bryan 
Defense #24
Born: 9/7/1955 in North Bay, ONT
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17
2
1
3
11
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Cincinnati Stingers with Greg Carroll for the WHA rights to Mike Liut and two 1979 draft picks on May 26, 1977. Released and signed with Minnesota North Stars on February 9, 1978. 
Agnew, Jim 
Defense #26
Born: 3/21/1966 in Hartney, MAN
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16
0
0
0
68
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on June 24, 1992. Retired on September 15, 1993. 
Alley, Steve 
Left Wing #27/25
Born: 12/29/1953 in Anoka, MN
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15
3
3
6
11
3
0
1
1
0
Claimed from the Birmingham Bulls in the WHA dispersal draft on June 9, 1979. Released, May 1981. 
Smedsmo, Dale 
Left Wing #24
Born: 4/23/1951 in Roseau, MN
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15
2
0
2
54
0
0
0
0
0
Purchased from Cincinnati Stingers on November 29, 1976. Traded to Cincinnati for "future considerations" on February 1, 1977. 
Henderson, Archie 
Right Wing #29
Born: 2/17/1957 in Calgary, ALTA
Last Seen: scout Detroit Red Wings
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15
2
1
3
64
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent, August 9, 1982. Released, March 1983. 
Shank, Daniel 
Right Wing #36
Born: 5/12/1967 in Montreal, QUE
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13
2
0
2
18
5
0
0
0
22
Acquired from Detroit Red Wings for Chris Tancill on December 18, 1991. Signed by Tampa Bay Lightning as a free agent August 1992. 
Domenichelli, Hnat 
Left Wing #17
Born: 2/17/1976 in Edmonton, ALTA
Last Seen: playing HC Lugano
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13
2
1
3
7
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 19, 1994. Traded to Calgary with Glen Featherstone, a 1997 second round pick, and a 1998 third round pick for Steve Chiasson and a third round pick on March 5, 1997. 
Marshall, Paul 
Left Wing #34
Born: 9/7/1960 in Toronto, ONT
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13
1
2
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Toronto Maple Leafs for a 1983 tenth round pick on October 5, 1982. Released, July 1983. 
Fridgen, Dan 
Left Wing #32/15/34
Born: 5/18/1959 in Arnprior, ONT
Last Seen: Client Representative PuckAgency
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13
2
3
5
2
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as free agent on April 1, 1982. Released June 1984, and retired on November 1, 1984. 
Jensen, David 
Left Wing #7
Born: 8/19/1965 in Newton, MA
Last Seen: FASTHockey investor/strategic advisor
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13
0
4
4
6
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 8, 1983. Traded to Washington Capitals for Dean Evason and Peter Sidorkiewicz on March 12, 1985. 
Gateman, John Martin 
Defense #26
Born: 12/7/1952 in Southhampton, ONT
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12
0
1
1
6
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as free agent, September 1975. Released, June 1976. 
Bailey, Reid 
Defense #34
Born: 5/28/1956 in Toronto, ONT
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12
0
0
0
25
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on December 9, 1983. Released, June 1984. 
King, Derek 
Left Wing #27
Born: 2/11/1967 in Hamilton, ONT
Last Seen: assistant coach Rockford IceHogs
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12
3
3
6
2
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from the New York Islanders for a 1997 fifth round pick on March 18, 1997. 
Brown, Kevin 
Right Wing #46
Born: 5/11/1974 in Birmingham, England
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11
0
4
4
6
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Anaheim for Espen Knutsen on October 1, 1996. 
Peloffy, Andre 
Center #20
Born: 2/25/1951 in Sete, France
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10
2
0
2
2
2
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on August 28, 1977. Released, July 1978. 
Baca, Jergus 
Defense #40
Born: 1/4/1965 in Liptovsky Mikulas, Czechoslovakia
Last Seen: coaching Slovakia national junior/pro
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10
0
2
2
14
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 16, 1990. Released, June 1992. 
Daniels, Jeff 
Left Wing #37
Born: 6/24/1968 in Oshawa, ONT
Last Seen: scout former Hartford Whalers
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10
0
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on July 18, 1995. 
Hull, Bobby 
Left Wing #16
Born: 1/3/1939 in Pointe, Anne, ONT
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9
2
5
7
0
3
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Winnipeg Jets for "future considerations" on February 27, 1980. Retired, September 1980. 
Laforge, Marc 
Left Wing #42
Born: 1/3/1968 in Sudbury, ONT
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9
0
0
0
43
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 21, 1986. Traded to Edmonton Oilers for Cam Brauer on March 6, 1990. 
McBain, Jason 
Defense #25
Born: 4/12/1974 in Llion, NY
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9
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 20, 1992. 
Hoffman, Mike 
Left Wing #40/22/20
Born: 2/26/1963 in Barrie, ONT
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9
1
3
4
2
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 10, 1981. Released, June 1987. 
Pratt, Nolan 
Defense #41
Born: 8/14/1975 in Ft. McMurray, ALTA
Last Seen: playing Khabarovsk Amur
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9
0
2
2
6
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 26, 1993. 
Dykstra, Steve 
Defense #4
Born: 2/3/1962 in Edmonton, ALTA
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9
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent October 9, 1989. Traded to Maine Mariners (AHL) for Jeff Sirkka, March 3, 1990. 
Richards, Todd 
Defense #46
Born: 10/20/1966 in Robindale, MN
Last Seen: assistant coach Tampa Bay Lightning
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8
0
4
4
4
11
0
3
3
6
Acquired from Montreal Canadiens for future considerations (Cash) on October 11, 1990. Released, June 1993. 
McDonald, Gerry 
Defense #31/33
Born: 3/18/1958 in Weymouth, MA
Last Seen: General Manager Gengras Volvo Lincoln dealership
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8
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from New York Rangers with Doug Sulliman and Chris Kotsopoulos for Mike Rogers and a 1982 tenth round pick on October 2, 1981. Released, July 1984. 
Luksa, Charlie 
Defense #29
Born: 7/15/1954 in Toronto, ONT
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8
0
1
1
4
0
0
0
0
0
Claimed by Hartford from Cincinnati in the WHA Dispersal Draft, June 9, 1979. Released, October 1981. 
Giguere, Jean Sebastien 
Goaltender #47
Born: 5/16/1977 in Montreal, QUE
Last Seen: playing Colorado Avalanche
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8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on July 8, 1995. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
394
24
3.65
0

0
0
0
0
Murray, Chris 
Right Wing #17
Born: 10/25/1974 in Port Hardy, B.C.
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8
1
1
2
10
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Phoenix Coyotes for Gerald Diduck on March 18, 1997. 
Sherven, Gord 
Right Wing/Center #36/22
Born: 8/21/1963 in Mankota, SASK
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8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Waiver Draft from Edmonton Oilers on October 6, 1986. Joined Canadian Olympic Team, August 1987. Rejoined Whalers on March 1, 1988. Signed to play in Switzerland, June 1988. 
Schurman, Maynard 
Center/Left Wing #24
Born: 7/18/1957 in Summerside, P.E.I.
Last Seen: head coach University of Delaware Blue Hens
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7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Expansion Draft on June 13, 1979. Released, July 1980. 
Brownschidle, Jeff 
Defense #33
Born: 3/1/1959 in Buffalo, NY
Died: 12/1/1996
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7
0
1
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as free agent, June 9, 1981. Released on July 2, 1984. 
Merkosky, Glenn 
Center #15
Born: 4/8/1960 in Edmonton, ALTA
Last Seen: scout Detroit Red Wings
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7
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on August 10, 1980. Released, July 1982. 
Yates, Ross 
Center #28
Born: 6/18/1959 in Montreal, QUE
Last Seen: Head Coach Saint John Sea Dogs
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7
1
1
2
4
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent, August 6, 1981. Released, May 1984. 
Brodeur, Richard 
Goaltender #31
Born: 9/15/1952 in Longueuil, QUE
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6
0
0
0
2
4
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Vancouver Canucks for Steve Weeks on March 8, 1988. Released November 23, 1988. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
340
15
2.65
0

200
12
3.6
0
Hodgson, Rick 
Defense #32/33
Born: 5/23/1956 in Medicine Hat, ALTA
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6
0
0
0
6
1
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Expansion Draft from Atlanta Flames on June 13, 1979. Released, June 1980. 
Norwood, Lee 
Defense #23
Born: 2/2/1960 in Oakland, CA
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6
0
0
0
16
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from New Jersey Devils for “future considerations” (1993 fifth round pick) on October 3, 1991. Traded to St. Louis Blues for "future considerations" (1993 fifth round pick - Nolan Pratt) on November 13, 1991. 
Culhane, Jim 
Defense #41
Born: 3/13/1965 in Haileybury, ONT
Last Seen: Head Coach Western Michigan University Broncos
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6
0
1
1
4
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 9, 1984. Released, June 1990. 
Tuer, Allan 
Defense #40
Born: 7/19/1963 in North Battleford, SASK
Last Seen: scout Florida Panthers
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6
0
0
0
29
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on July 12, 1989. Released, June 1990. 
Richardson, Steve 
Left Wing #17
Born: 5/4/1949 in Olds, ALTA
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6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Purchased by auction from Baltimore Blades in the WHA dispersal draft on June 19, 1975. 
Methe, Gerry 
Defense #18
Born: 12/12/1951 in Willowdale, ONT
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5
0
1
1
4
2
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent, June 1974. Released, October 1974. 
Pavese, Jim 
Defense/Left Wing #31/4
Born: 5/8/1962 in New York, NY
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5
0
0
0
5
1
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Detroit Red Wings for Torrie Robertson on March 7, 1989. Released on July 21, 1989. 
Berglund, Bill 
Goaltender #1/30
Born: 9/24/1948 in Everett, MA
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5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Signed from Rhode Island Eagles (AHL), September 1973. Retired, September 1974. Ended retirement, January 1975. Released, September 1975. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
216
13
3.61
0

0
0
0
0
Thomson, Jim 
Right Wing #18
Born: 12/30/1965 in Edmonton, ALTA
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5
0
0
0
14
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Washington Capitals for Scot Kleinendorst on March 6, 1989. Traded to New Jersey Devils for Chris Cichocki on October 10, 1989. 
Pederson, Barry 
Center #25
Born: 3/13/1961 in Big River, SASK
Last Seen: director at Barclays
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5
2
2
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on September 5, 1991. Released on November 7, 1991. 
Lenarduzzi, Mike 
Goaltender #30
Born: 9/14/1972 in London, ONT
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4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 16, 1990. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
189
10
3.17
0

0
0
0
0
Parker, Jeff 
Right Wing #25
Born: 9/7/1964 in St. Paul, MN
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4
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Pittsburgh Penguins with Zarley Zalapski and John Cullen in exchange for Ron Francis, Ulf Samuelsson, and Grant Jennings, on March 4, 1991. Released, November 1992. 
Gaume, Dallas 
Center #37
Born: 8/27/1963 in Innisfail, ALTA
Last Seen: Assistant Coach Red Deer Rebels
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4
1
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on July 10, 1986. Released, June 1990. 
Courteau, Yves 
Right Wing #36
Born: 4/25/1964 in Montreal, QUE
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4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Calgary Flames for Mark Paterson on October 7, 1986. Retired, June 1988. 
Stephenson, Bob 
Right Wing #27/28
Born: 2/1/1954 in Saskatoon, SASK
Last Seen: Mayor of Outlook, Saskatchewan
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4
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in WHA Dispersal Draft on June 9, 1979. Traded to Toronto Maple Leafs for Pat Boutette on December 24, 1979. 
Hoganson, Paul 
Goaltender #29
Born: 11/11/1949 in Toronto, ONT
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4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent from disbanded Baltimore Blades, August 1975. Released, December 1975. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
224
16
4.29
0

0
0
0
0
Arthur, Fred 
Defense #4
Born: 3/6/1961 in Toronto, ONT
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3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in the NHL Entry Draft on June 11, 1980. Traded to Philadelphia Flyers with Ray Allison for Rick MacLeish, Don Gillen, Blake Wesley, and a swap of first(Lawless), second(Peterson), and third(Dineen) round 1982 draft picks on July 3, 1981. 
Kemp, Kevin 
Defense #24
Born: 3/5/1954 in Ottawa, ONT
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3
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
Selected from Toronto Maple Leafs in the NHL Expansion Draft on June 13, 1979. Released, June 1981. 
Newberry, John 
Center #33
Born: 4/8/1962 in Pt. Alberni, B.C.
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3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on September 19, 1985. Released, July 1986. 
Chapman, Brian 
Defense #42
Born: 2/10/1968 in Brockville, ONT
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3
0
0
0
29
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 21, 1986. 
Hess, Bob 
Defense #40
Born: 5/19/1955 in Middleton, N.S.
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3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent, December 1984. Released, July 1984. 
Hughes, Pat 
Right Wing #24
Born: 3/25/1955 in Calgary, ALTA
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2
0
0
0
2
3
0
0
0
0
Acquired from St. Louis Blues for a 1987 tenth round pick on March 10, 1987. Released, July 1987. 
Nieckar, Barry 
Left Wing #12
Born: 12/16/1967 in Rama, SASK
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2
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on September 25, 1992. 
Vellucci, Mike 
Defense #35
Born: 8/11/1966 in Farmington, MI
Last Seen: assistant GM former Hartford Whalers
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2
0
0
0
11
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 9, 1984. Released, June 1989. 
Gilhen, Randy 
Right Wing #34
Born: 6/13/1963 in Zweibrucken, Germany
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2
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Entry Draft on June 9, 1982. Released on June 1, 1985. 
MacGregor, Randy 
Left Wing #38
Born: 7/9/1953 in Cobourg, ONT
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2
1
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent, February 1, 1981. Released, June 1983. 
Hanson, Dave 
Defense #24
Born: 4/12/1954 in Cumberland, WI
Last Seen: entertaining as The Hanson Brothers
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1
0
0
0
9
1
0
0
0
0
Signed as free agent, March 1977. Released, June 1977. 
Keeler, Mike 
Defense #20
Born: 5/21/1950 in Toronto, ONT
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1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent (Jacksonville Barons, EHL), October 1973. Released, October 1974. 
Ouimet, Ted 
Goaltender #30
Born: 7/6/1947 in Noranda, QUE
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1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Purchased from Cleveland Crusaders, December 1975. Re-sold to Cleveland, January 1976. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
20
3
9
0

0
0
0
0
D'Alessio, Corrie 
Goaltender #35
Born: 9/9/1969 in Cornwall, ONT
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1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from Vancouver Canucks with a conditional draft pick (1993 fifth round) for Kay Whitmore on October 1, 1992. Released, June 1993. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
11
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
Savard, Jean 
Center #6
Born: 4/26/1957 in Verdun, QUE
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1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Selected in NHL Expansion Draft on June 13, 1979. Released, July 1981. 
Bodak, Bob 
Left Wing #31
Born: 5/28/1961 in Thunder Bay, ONT
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1
0
0
0
7
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent, July 1988. Released on June 9, 1990. 
McKay, Ross 
Goaltender #49
Born: 3/3/1964 in Edmonton, ALTA
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1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent, May 2, 1988. Released, October 1991. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
35
3
5.14
0

0
0
0
0
Bourgeois, Charles 
Defense #4
Born: 11/19/1959 in Moncton, N.B.
Last Seen: director Charlie Bourgeois Hockey School
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1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Acquired from St. Louis Blues with Hartford's third round 1988 draft selection (previously traded to St. Louis Blues for Mark Reeds) for a second round 1988 draft selection on March 8, 1988. Released on July 21, 1989. 
Holland, Ken 
Goaltender #30
Born: 11/10/1956 in Vernon, B.C.
Last Seen: GM Detroit Red Wings
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1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent, July 17, 1979. Released, June 1983. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
60
7
7
0

0
0
0
0
Roy, Pierre 
Defense #3
Born: 3/12/1952 in Amos, QUE
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1
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
Signed for one game, April 1979. Released, April 1979. 
Britz, Greg 
Right Wing #40
Born: 1/3/1961 in Buffalo, NY
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1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on October 5, 1986. Released, July 1987. 
Cooley, Gaye 
Goaltender #29
Born: 7/6/1946 in Kirkland Lake, ONT
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0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
Signed as a free agent on emergency basis, April 1976. Released at conclusion of 1976 playoffs. 
Goalie
Stats
MIN
GA
GAA
SO

MIN
GA
GAA
SO
0
0
0
0

0.03
0
0
0