Joe Klukay

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Joe Klukay
Born (1922-11-06)November 6, 1922
Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN
Died February 3, 2006(2006-02-03) (aged 83)
Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 182 lb (83 kg; 13 st 0 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for NHL
Toronto Maple Leafs
Boston Bruins
AHL
Pittsburgh Hornets
OHASr
Windsor Bulldogs
Playing career 1942–1962

Joseph Francis Klukay a.k.a. "The Duke of Padocah" (November 6, 1922 – February 3, 2006) was a professional Canadian ice hockey forward. He was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

Klukay began his National Hockey League career with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1943. He also played for the Boston Bruins. He left the NHL following the 1956 season and played several more years in the Ontario Senior Hockey League with the Windsor Bulldogs before retiring from hockey altogether in 1964. In his career he won 4 Stanley Cups and 1 Allan Cup.

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Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1941–42 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds NOJHA
1942–43 Stratford Kroehlers OHA-Jr. 14 11 18 29 11 2 4 4 8 0
1942–43 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1943–44 Toronto Navy OHA-Sr. 25 14 13 27 19
1944–45 Cornwallis Navy NSDHL 13 8 4 12 8 3 3 3 6 6
1945–46 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 57 26 23 49 20 6 4 1 5 2
1946–47 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 55 9 20 29 12 11 1 0 1 0
1947–48 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 59 15 15 30 28 9 1 1 2 2
1948–49 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 45 11 10 21 11 9 2 3 5 4
1949–50 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 70 15 16 31 19 7 3 0 3 4
1950–51 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 70 14 16 30 16 11 4 3 7 0
1951–52 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 43 4 8 12 6 4 1 1 2 0
1952–53 Boston Bruins NHL 70 13 16 29 20 11 1 2 3 9
1953–54 Boston Bruins NHL 70 20 17 37 27 4 0 0 0 0
1954–55 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 56 8 8 16 44 4 0 0 0 4
1955–56 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 18 0 1 1 2
1955–56 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 47 24 26 50 40 4 4 1 5 8
1956–57 Windsor Bulldogs OHA-Sr. 52 23 30 53 80 12 6 4 10 9
1957–58 Windsor Bulldogs NOHA 57 10 27 37 33 13 1 9 10 11
1958–59 Windsor Bulldogs NOHA 49 21 21 42 25
1960–61 Windsor Bulldogs OHA-Sr. 33 12 37 49 10
1961–62 Windsor Bulldogs OHA-Sr. 33 12 20 32 32 13 1 7 8 6
1962–63 Windsor Bulldogs OHA-Sr. 12 3 9 12 2 10 1 7 8 2
1962–63 Windsor Bulldogs A-Cup 10 3 8 11 12
1963–64 Windsor Bulldogs IHL 1 0 1 1 0
OHA-Sr. totals 155 64 109 173 143 35 8 18 26 17
NHL totals 566 109 127 236 189 71 13 10 23 23

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