John Flesch

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John Flesch
Born (1953-07-15) July 15, 1953 (age 62)
Sudbury, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Minnesota North Stars
Pittsburgh Penguins
Colorado Rockies
NHL Draft 69th overall, 1973
Atlanta Flames
WHA Draft 72nd overall, 1973
Minnesota Fighting Saints
Playing career 1973–1986

John Patrick Flesch (born July 15, 1953 in Sudbury, Ontario) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger. He was drafted by the Atlanta Flames in the fifth round, 69th overall, of the 1973 NHL Amateur Draft. He played 124 National Hockey League games with the Minnesota North Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Colorado Rockies.

He was also drafted by the World Hockey Association's Minnesota Fighting Saints; however, he never played in that league.

Also, coined the famous term "It's only a movie".

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1973–74 Omaha Knights CHL 69 27 27 54 98 5 1 2 3 4
1974–75 Minnesota North Stars NHL 57 8 15 23 42
1975–76 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 31 11 10 21 95 3 1 0 1 2
1975–76 Minnesota North Stars NHL 33 3 2 5 47
1976–77 Columbus Owls IHL 74 34 39 73 210 7 1 5 6 15
1977–78 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 29 7 5 12 19
1977–78 Dayton/Grand Rapids Owls IHL 43 11 19 30 106
1978–79 Grand Rapids Owls IHL 67 26 56 82 149 22 10 15 25 36
1979–80 Colorado Rockies NHL 5 0 1 1 4
1979–80 Grand Rapids Owls IHL 76 39 54 93 66
1980–81 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 70 27 44 71 70 7 1 3 4 6
1981–82 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 82 39 54 93 45 5 2 2 4 4
1982–83 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 51 24 31 55 56 11 5 7 12 10
1983–84 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 81 43 44 87 27 4 0 2 2 0
1984–85 Kalamazoo Wings IHL 82 38 40 78 72 11 9 4 13 2
1985–86 Kalamazoo Wings IHL 48 15 15 30 33 6 0 3 3 2
NHL Totals 124 18 23 41 112

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