Bruce Greig

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Bruce Greig
Born (1953-05-09)May 9, 1953
High River, AB, CAN
Died May 24, 2008(2008-05-24) (aged 55)
Nanton, AB, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for California Golden Seals
NHL Draft 114th overall, 1973
California Golden Seals
Playing career 1973–1984

Bruce Greig (May 9, 1953 – May 24, 2008) was a professional ice hockey winger who played nine games for the California Golden Seals of the National Hockey League and 60 games for the Calgary Cowboys, Cincinnati Stingers and Indianapolis Racers of the World Hockey Association.

After retiring from hockey he turned his exploits to powerlifting. He holds several Canadian powerlifting records, and eventually became President of the Canadian Powerlifting Council. He owned and operated a gym in Okotoks, Alberta with his wife, Wendy.[1]

He died in a single-car collision in 2008.[2][dead link]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1971–72 Drumheller Falcons AJHL 5 0 1 1 6
1971–72 Medicine Hat Tigers WCHL 17 3 3 6 11
1972–73 Vancouver Nats WCHL 24 3 3 6 79
1973–74 California Golden Seals NHL 1 0 0 0 4
1973–74 Salt Lake Golden Eagles WHL 13 1 2 3 36
1974–75 California Golden Seals NHL 8 0 1 1 42
1975–76 Salt Lake Golden Eagles CHL 1 0 0 0 11
1975–76 Flint Generals IHL 10 0 5 5 77
1976–77 Calgary Cowboys WHA 7 1 1 2 10
1976–77 Greensboro Generals SHL 33 10 14 24 68
1976–77 Tidewater Sharks SHL 2 0 0 0 2
1977–78 Cincinnati Stingers WHA 32 3 1 4 57
1978–79 Indianapolis Racers WHA 21 3 7 10 64
1978–79 San Diego Hawks PHL 40 15 10 25 168
1979–80 Dayton Gems IHL 42 12 17 29 112
1979–80 Toledo Goaldiggers IHL 10 2 6 8 2 1 0 0 0 0
1980–81 Salem Raiders EHL 58 20 32 52 213 6 2 2 4 2
1981–82 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 9 0 3 3 10
1981–82 Salem Raiders ACHL 37 12 20 32 212 11 1 6 7 28
1982–83 Virginia Raiders ACHL 35 8 16 24 133
1982–83 Carolina Thunderbirds ACHL 11 4 5 9 44
1983–84 Pineridge Bucks
ACHL 37 12 12 24 206
1983–84 Mohawk Valley Comets ACHL 5 0 2 2 49
NHL totals 9 0 1 1 46
WHA totals 60 7 9 16 131

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diamond, D., Dinger, R., Duplacey, J., Fitzsimmons, E., Kuperman, I., Meagher, G., Pasternak, J., & Zweig, E. (Eds.) (1998). Total Hockey. New York City: Total Sports. ISBN 0-8362-7114-9
  2. ^ Barlow, John (2008-06-04). "Renowned powerlifter killed in car accident". Western Wheel. Retrieved 2008-09-10. 

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