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May 20, 1953 |
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)|
|Played for||Hijs Hokij Den Haag
Dick Decloe (born 20 May 1953) is a former professional ice hockey player. A Memorial Cup winner, Decloe spent most of his playing career as a top scorer in the first German Bundesliga. A Canadian, he played international for the Netherlands at the 1980 Winter Olympics.
Decloe was a member of the 1973 Toronto Marlboros Memorial Cup championship team. He began his pro career with IJHC Den Haag of the Eredivisie in 1973. Decloe spent the next 8 seasons in the Bundesliga, 1974 to 1978 and 1980-1 with Krefeld Pinguine, 1978-9 with Cologne EC, and 1979–80 and 1981-2 with Düsseldorfer EG. He was the league's top point getter three times (1974-5, 1976-7, and 1980–81), top goal scorer four times (1974-5, 1975-6, 1976-7, and 1977-8). He was named to the league All-Star team for 1976-7.
Of Dutch ethnic descent, Decloe scored 5 points in 5 games at Lake Placid, as the Dutch finished in 8th place.
Dick Decloe currently resides in Canada and runs a successful hockey training programme in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. http://www.decloehockeyacademy.info/
• B.Sc., Business Management – Boston University • NCAA Hockey Scholarship Boston University • Assistant Team Canada Coach...Spengler Cup 1993 • 21 Yrs. Player & Coach...European Pro Hockey 1973-94 • Voted "Best Foreign Player of the Decade" 1970-1980
- Dick Decloe's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Decloe's career stats at eurohockey.net
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