May 3, 1957 |
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
|Played for||Toronto Maple Leafs|
|NHL Draft||25th overall, 1982
Toronto Maple Leafs
He was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1982 NHL Entry draft as their 3rd choice, 25th overall.
A star in Slovakia, Ihnacak was prohibitted from playing outside of the Communist bloc because members of his family had already fled Slovakia. He went on to play eight seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League from 1982 until 1990.
He was to play in the 1980 Winter Olympics at Lake Placid, but was removed from the team because he was considered a flight risk. Eventually, due to his development as a player, Ihnacak's coach pushed for his inclusion on the 1982 World Championship team, which was to play in Helsinki, Finland. There, Ihnacak successfully (with the aid of his older brother John) made his way to Stockholm, and from there to New York.
|1982–83||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||80||28||38||66||44||+6||6||0||2||--||--||--||--||--|
|1983–84||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||47||10||13||23||24||-21||5||0||0||--||--||--||--||--|
|1984–85||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||70||22||22||44||24||-26||8||0||1||--||--||--||--||--|
|1985–86||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||63||18||27||45||16||-9||5||0||1||10||2||3||5||12|
|1986–87||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||58||12||27||39||16||+5||4||0||1||13||2||4||6||9|
|1987–88||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||68||10||20||30||41||-6||0||0||0||5||0||3||3||4|
|1988–89||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||26||2||16||18||10||+3||0||0||0||--||--||--||--||--|
|1989–90||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||5||0||2||2||0||+3||0||0||0||--||--||--||--||--|
Peter is the elder brother of the Toronto Maple Leafs' Miroslav Ihnačák.
- 1980's Peter Ihnacak Toronto Maple Leafs Game Worn Jersey
- «Junge Spieler brauchen Eiszeit» Toronto-Scout Peter Ihnacak im Gespräch
- 'Enemy Of The State' For former Toronto Maple Leaf Peter Ihnacak, escaping to the west was about more than hockey -- it was about finally being free 'enemy of the state'
- Peter Ihnacak klagt gegen Nürnberg Ice Tigers: Ex-Coach will sich seinen Abschied "versilbern"