Pete Horeck

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Pete Horeck
Born (1923-06-15)June 15, 1923
Massey, ON, CAN
Died August 29, 2009(2009-08-29) (aged 86)
Sudbury, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 158 lb (72 kg; 11 st 4 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Chicago Black Hawks
Detroit Red Wings
Boston Bruins
Playing career 1941–1960

Peter Horeck (June 15, 1923 – August 29, 2009) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He was born in Massey, Ontario.

"Pistol Pete" Horeck started his National Hockey League career with the Chicago Black Hawks in 1944. He would also play with the Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins. He left the NHL after the 1952 season. He retired from hockey in 1960.

Horeck died after a long battle with prostate cancer and neuropathy on Saturday, August 29, 2009 in Sudbury, Ontario.[1]


  1. ^ "Northern Obituaries". 

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