Jack Norris (ice hockey)

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Jack Norris (ice hockey)
Born (1942-08-05) August 5, 1942 (age 71)
Delisle, SK, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Boston Bruins
Chicago Black Hawks
Los Angeles Kings
Alberta/Edmonton Oilers
Phoenix Roadrunners
Playing career 1963–1976

John Wayne "Jack" Norris (born August 5, 1942) is a former professional ice hockey goaltender. Although never drafted, Norris went on to play parts of four seasons in the NHL, along with another four seasons in the WHA. He broke into the NHL in the 1964–65 season, playing 23 games as the backup to Eddie Johnston, but lost his spot the following season to Gerry Cheevers. Norris was subsequently dealt to the Chicago Black Hawks, where he played ten games over two seasons. Norris spent significant time in the minor leagues before eventually joining the Los Angeles Kings as the backup to Denis DeJordy. After spending the 1971–72 season in the minor leagues, Norris joined the Alberta Oilers of the WHA. He spent two seasons as the starter in Edmonton and two more with the Phoenix Roadrunners before retiring in 1976.