Jim Benzelock

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Jim Benzelock
Born (1947-06-21) June 21, 1947 (age 70)
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Alberta Oilers (WHA)
Chicago Cougars (WHA)
Quebec Nordiques (WHA)
NHL Draft 5th overall, 1968
Minnesota North Stars
Playing career 1968–1976

James John Benzelock[1] (born June 21, 1947) is a former professional ice hockey right winger. He was drafted in the first round, fifth overall, by the Minnesota North Stars in the 1968 NHL Amateur Draft. He never played in the National Hockey League; however, he appeared in 166 World Hockey Association games with the Alberta Oilers, Chicago Cougars, and Quebec Nordiques.


  1. ^ Surgent, Scott (2013). The Complete World Hockey Association, 9e. Tempe, Arizona. p. 320. ISBN 1-490967400. 

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Preceded by
Wayne Cheesman
Minnesota North Stars first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Dick Redmond