Wayne Babych

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Wayne Babych
Wayne-babych.JPG
Wayne Babych at charitable game "NHL All Stars vs NHL Old Timers" in Vegreville, Alberta, 2005
Born (1958-06-06) June 6, 1958 (age 56)
Edmonton, AB, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for NHL
St. Louis Blues
Pittsburgh Penguins
Quebec Nordiques
Hartford Whalers
AHL
Binghamton Whalers
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 3rd overall, 1978
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1978–1987

Wayne Joseph Babych (born June 6, 1958) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey right winger of Ukrainian ancestry.[1] who played in the NHL for the St. Louis Blues, Pittsburgh Penguins, Quebec Nordiques, and Hartford Whalers. He is the older brother of retired NHL player Dave Babych.

Babych was drafted 3rd overall by St. Louis in the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft. He played his junior career with the Edmonton Oil Kings and Portland Winter Hawks of the Western Canada Hockey League.

He is now living in the Winnipeg, Manitoba area.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1973–74 Edmonton Oil Kings WCHL 1 0 1 1 0
1973–74 Edmonton Mets AJHL 56 20 18 38 68
1974–75 Edmonton Oil Kings WCHL 68 19 17 36 157
1975–76 Edmonton Oil Kings WCHL 61 32 46 78 98 5 2 1 3 23
1976–77 Portland Winter Hawks WCHL 71 50 62 112 76 10 2 6 8 10
1977–78 Portland Winter Hawks WCHL 68 50 71 121 218 8 4 4 8 19
1978–79 St. Louis Blues NHL 67 27 36 63 75
1979–80 St. Louis Blues NHL 59 26 35 61 49 3 1 2 3 2
1980–81 St. Louis Blues NHL 78 54 42 96 93 11 2 0 2 8
1981–82 St. Louis Blues NHL 51 19 25 44 51 7 3 2 5 8
1982–83 St. Louis Blues NHL 71 16 23 39 62
1983–84 St. Louis Blues NHL 70 13 29 42 52 10 1 4 5 4
1984–85 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 65 20 34 54 35
1985–86 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 2 0 0 0 0
1985–86 Quebec Nordiques NHL 15 6 5 11 18
1985–86 Hartford Whalers NHL 37 11 17 28 59 10 0 1 1 2
1986–87 Binghamton Whalers AHL 78 9 33 42 35 14 2 7 9 2
1986–87 Hartford Whalers NHL 4 0 0 0 4
NHL totals 519 192 246 438 498 41 7 9 16 24
WCHL totals 269 151 197 348 549 23 8 11 19 52

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Scott Campbell
St. Louis Blues first round draft pick
1978
Succeeded by
Perry Turnbull