Gerry O'Flaherty

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Gerry O'Flaherty
Born (1950-08-31) August 31, 1950 (age 64)
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Height 5 ft 09 in (175 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Right Wing
Played for Toronto Maple Leafs
Vancouver Canucks
Atlanta Flames
NHL Draft 36th overall, 1970
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 1971–1979

Gerard Joseph O'Flaherty (born August 31, 1950 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired American-born Canadian professional ice hockey player.

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Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where his father, John "Peanuts" O'Flaherty, played for the Pittsburgh Hornets, O'Flaherty later moved to Toronto, Ontario where he played in the MTHL with the North York Rangers. He was selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1970 NHL Amateur Draft and played a single year there before being claimed by the Vancouver Canucks during the Intra-League Draft. While serving the Canucks O'Flaherty registered three consecutive 20-goal seasons and appeared in a total of 438 regular season games in 1971–1979.

O'Flaherty represented the United States at the inaugural 1976 Canada Cup.

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