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January 7, 1953|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
|Played for||Buffalo Sabres|
12th overall, 1973|
17th overall, 1973|
Morris Steven Titanic (born January 7, 1953 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired National Hockey League ice hockey player. He was selected 12th overall in the 1973 NHL Entry Draft by the Buffalo Sabres. The Quebec Nordiques of the World Hockey Association drafted him in the 2nd round, 17th overall of the WHA Draft the same year, but he never played in that league.
As a youth, he played in the 1965 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with the Toronto Faustina minor ice hockey team from. Titanic than played for the Sudbury Wolves during their inaugural season in the Ontario Hockey Association. He recorded 121 points during the 1972–73 season to become the first player from the Wolves to be drafted into the NHL. He was selected 12th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1973 NHL Draft.
He posted no points in 19 career NHL games with the Sabres, but later distinguished himself with the International Hockey League's Milwaukee Admirals. A knee injury sunk Titanic's career during the 1979–80 season while he was playing for the Rochester Americans. In 2013 Titanic and nine other former NHL players sued the NHL and Gary Bettman over concussions suffered during the game.
After retiring, Titanic became the head coach of the Buffalo Jr. Sabres, where he coached players such as Bob Beers and Todd Krygier. Titanic currently is a permanent member of the Buffalo Sabres Alumni Hockey Team.
|1970–71||Niagara Falls Flyers||OHA||59||27||17||44||61|
|1971–72||Niagara Falls Flyers||OHA||64||29||28||57||105|
- "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-04.
- "The Sudbury Wolves' First NHL Draft Pick: Morris Titanic". sudburywolves.com. June 5, 2018. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
- Proteau, Adam (26 November 2013). "Group of retired NHLers sue league over concussions; is a day of reckoning on the horizon? - TheHockeyNews". TheHockeyNews. The Hockey News. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
- NHL.com – Unforgettable
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