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March 14, 1966 |
Pincher Creek, AB, CAN
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
|Played for||Buffalo Sabres
Minnesota North Stars
|NHL Draft||144th overall, 1984
He was selected by the Buffalo Sabres in the 7th round of the 1984 NHL Entry Draft and started playing for them in the 1988–89 season, where he appeared in six games. He played a farther 16 games with Buffalo in 1989–90 until being traded to the Minnesota North Stars for Buffalo's 1991 8th round pick and future considerations on May 26, 1991.
On December 6, 1987, Wakaluk became the first American Hockey League goaltender to score a goal when he shot the puck the length of the ice into an empty net in a game against Utica. Two days later, Ron Hextall of the Philadelphia Flyers would accomplish the same feat becoming the first NHL goalie to score a goal, also shooting into an empty net.
Since retiring Darcy has been a goaltender coach for 3 teams in the WHL and another in the AJHL. For the past 10 seasons he has been with the Calgary Hitmen, previously he spent a year with the Vancouver Giants, a year with the Crowsnest Pass Timberwolves and 3 years with the Kamloops Blazers.  He is currently under consideration for the head coaching job with the Hitmen. 
|1982–83||Pincher Creek Oilers||AJHL||38||2280||116||0||3.05|
|1991–92||Minnesota North Stars||NHL||36||13||19||1||1905||104||1||3.28|
|1992–93||Minnesota North Stars||NHL||29||10||12||5||1596||97||1||3.65|
- Canadian people of Ukrainian descent: Wayne Gretzky, Roberta Bondar, Ray Hnatyshyn, Joe Shuster, Bronko Nagurski, Bernie Federko, Randy Bachman
-  It was for the North Stars that he became a starting goalie.