March 8, 1947 |
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
|Played for||Buffalo Bisons(AHL)
|NHL Draft||1st Round (4th overall), 1963
New York Rangers
Osborne was a 16-year-old playing junior B hockey in the Weston, Ontario when he was selected fourth overall by the New York Rangers in the first ever NHL amateur draft. He played three seasons (1964–67) in the Ontario Hockey Association with the Toronto Marlboros before turning professional with the Omaha Knights for the 1967-68 season in the Central Professional Hockey League. He split the following season playing in both the American Hockey League and the Eastern Hockey League where he played with the Buffalo Bisons and Salem Rebels respectively.
Osborne continued to play Senior ice hockey the next eight seasons (1969–77) in the OHA Senior A League where he suited up with the Orillia Terriers, Brantford Foresters, Cambridge Hornets, and Brantford Alexanders.
|New York Rangers first round draft pick