Jerry Byers

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Jerry Byers
Born (1952-03-29)March 29, 1952
Kentville, NS, CAN
Died December 25, 2006(2006-12-25) (aged 54)
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Minnesota North Stars
Atlanta Flames
New York Rangers
NHL Draft 12th overall, 1972
Minnesota North Stars
Playing career 1972–1981

Jerry William Byers (March 29, 1952 in Kentville, Nova Scotia – December 25, 2006) was a professional ice hockey forward. He was drafted in the first round, twelfth overall, by the Minnesota North Stars in the 1972 NHL Amateur Draft. He played forty-five games in the National Hockey League: twenty-four with the North Stars in the 1972–73 and 1973–74 seasons, fourteen with the Atlanta Flames in the 1974–75 season, and seven with the New York Rangers in the 1977–78 season.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1969–70 Kitchener Rangers OHA 36 18 24 42 8 - - - - -
1970–71 Kitchener Rangers OHA 62 41 39 80 46 - - - - -
1971–72 Kitchener Rangers OHA 60 41 60 101 49 - - - - -
1972–73 Cleveland/Jacksonville Barons AHL 59 20 17 37 12 - - - - -
1972–73 Minnesota North Stars NHL 14 0 2 2 6 - - - - -
1973–74 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 62 31 47 78 37 10 4 6 10 4
1973–74 Minnesota North Stars NHL 10 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
1974–75 Omaha Knights CHL 38 21 31 52 29 6 9 2 11 2
1974–75 Atlanta Flames NHL 14 1 1 2 9 - - - - -
1975–76 Providence Reds AHL 74 27 34 61 28 3 0 2 2 2
1976–77 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 77 31 34 65 18 6 1 3 4 0
1977–78 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 74 32 31 63 13 15 7 3 10 4
1977–78 New York Rangers NHL 7 2 1 3 0 - - - - -
1978–79 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 78 33 42 75 28 10 0 5 5 4
1979–80 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 74 23 36 59 16 6 1 2 3 2
OHA Totals 158 100 123 223 103 - - - - -
AHL Totals 498 197 241 438 152 50 13 21 34 16
NHL Totals 45 3 4 7 15 - - - - -

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Preceded by
Dick Redmond
Minnesota North Stars first round draft pick
1972
Succeeded by
Doug Hicks