Walter Robert Tkaczuk (born September 29, 1947 in Emsdetten, Germany) is a retired Ukrainian Canadianice hockeycentre who played fourteen seasons in the National Hockey League for the New York Rangers between 1967 and 1981. September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Emsdetten is a town and a municipality in the district of Steinfurt, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Centre or Center in ice hockey is a forward position of a player whose primary zone of play is the middle of the ice, away from the side boards. ... NHL redirects here. ... The New York Rangers (NYR) are a professional ice hockey team based in New York City, New York, U.S.A.. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The 1967-68 NHL season was the 51st regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The 1980-81 NHL season was the 64th regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ...
Tkaczuk played 945 career NHL games, scoring 227 goals and 451 assists for 678 points. Tkaczuk is co-owner of River Valley Golf Course and Tube Slide in St. Marys, Ontario. www.rivervalleygolfandtube.com St. ...
Categories: Canadian ice hockey centre stubs | 1947 births | Living people | Canadian ice hockey players | German ice hockey players | Kitchener Rangers alumni | New York Rangers players | German Canadians David Wilfred Maloney (born July 31, 1956 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada) is a former professional ice hockey defenceman who played eleven seasons in the National Hockey League from 1974-75 until 1984-85. ... The New York Rangers (NYR) are a professional ice hockey team based in New York City, New York, U.S.A.. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The 1980-81 NHL season was the 64th regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Barry Beck (born June 3, 1957 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a retired former professional ice hockey player who was drafted second overall in both the 1977 NHL Amateur Draft and the 1977 WHA Amateur Draft from the New Westminster Bruins. ...
Tkaczuk posted 77 and 75 points in his first two full NHL campaigns (1969-70 and 1970-71), leading the club in scoring on both occasions.
Tkaczuk was among the hardest players in the NHL to knock off his skates, and his battle with Boston's Phil Esposito in the 1972 Stanley Cup finals was a classic, with Tkaczuk helping to hold Espo without a goal in the six-game series.
Tkaczuk also became one of the NHL's top penalty-killers, teaming with Fairbairn to form one of the league's most effective shorthanded duos for most of the 1970s.
Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Want to know more? Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:
Press Releases |
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m