John Ogrodnick

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John Ogrodnick
Born (1959-06-20) June 20, 1959 (age 55)
Ottawa, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for AHL
Adirondack Red Wings
NHL
Detroit Red Wings
Quebec Nordiques
New York Rangers
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 66th overall, 1979
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 1979–1993

John Alexander Ogrodnick (born June 20, 1959) is a retired professional ice hockey left winger who played fourteen seasons in the National Hockey League from 1979–80 through 1992–93, with the Detroit Red Wings, Quebec Nordiques, and New York Rangers. Ogrodnick was born in Ottawa, Ontario, but grew up in Edmonton, Alberta.

Playing career[edit]

Ogrodnick was drafted 66th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft. Ogrodnick played 928 career NHL games, scoring 402 goals and 425 assists for 827 points. His best statistical season was the 1984–85 season when he set career highs with 55 goals (a Detroit record at the time), 50 assists, and 105 points. He is currently the Vice President of the Red Wings Alumni Association.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1976–77 Maple Ridge Bruins BCJHL 67 54 56 110 63
1976–77 New Westminster Bruins WCHL 14 2 4 6 0 14 3 3 6 2
1977–78 New Westminster Bruins WCHL 72 59 29 88 47 21 14 7 21 14
1978–79 New Westminster Bruins WHL 72 48 36 84 38 6 2 0 2 4
1979–80 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 39 13 20 33 21
1979–80 Detroit Red Wings NHL 41 8 24 32 8
1980–81 Detroit Red Wings NHL 80 35 35 70 14
1981–82 Detroit Red Wings NHL 80 28 26 54 28
1982–83 Detroit Red Wings NHL 80 41 44 85 30
1983–84 Detroit Red Wings NHL 64 42 36 78 14 4 0 0 0 0
1984–85 Detroit Red Wings NHL 79 55 50 105 30 3 1 1 2 0
1985–86 Detroit Red Wings NHL 76 38 32 70 18
1986–87 Detroit Red Wings NHL 39 12 28 40 6
1986–87 Quebec Nordiques NHL 32 11 16 27 4 13 9 4 13 6
1987–88 New York Rangers NHL 62 22 32 54 16
1988–89 Denver Rangers IHL 52 10 14 24 35
1988–89 New York Rangers NHL 60 13 29 42 14 3 2 0 2 0
1989–90 New York Rangers NHL 80 43 31 74 44 10 6 3 9 0
1990–91 New York Rangers NHL 79 31 23 54 10 4 0 0 0 0
1991–92 New York Rangers NHL 55 17 13 30 22 3 0 0 0 0
1992–93 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 4 2 2 4 0
1992–93 Detroit Red Wings NHL 19 6 6 12 2 1 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 928 402 425 827 260 41 18 8 26 6

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