November 7, 1927|
Yorkton, SK, CAN
|Died||October 8, 2013
Wynyard, SK, CAN
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)|
|Played for||Chicago Black Hawks
Detroit Red Wings
Prystai began his National Hockey League career with the Chicago Black Hawks in 1947. He also played for the Detroit Red Wings. He left the NHL following the 1958 season, playing part of one season in the minors before retiring. He won two Stanley Cups with Detroit in 1952, 1954, and made three All-Star Game appearances in his 12 year NHL career.
After his hockey career Prystai operated an insurance company in Wynyard, Sask. Prystai was a widower with both spouses Evelyne and Mavis predeceasing him.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database
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