Tom Gorence

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Tom Gorence
Born (1957-03-11) March 11, 1957 (age 60)
Saint Paul, MN, USA
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Philadelphia Flyers
Edmonton Oilers
National team  United States
NHL Draft 35th overall, 1977
Philadelphia Flyers
WHA Draft 13th overall, 1977
Calgary Cowboys
Playing career 1977–1986

Thomas John Gorence (born March 11, 1957) is an American former professional ice hockey right winger who played six seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Philadelphia Flyers and Edmonton Oilers.

Playing career[edit]

A former University of Minnesota hockey player, Gorence played pro hockey for the Philadelphia Flyers (who drafted him with the 35th pick in the 1977 NHL Entry Draft) and Edmonton Oilers between 1978 and 1983. He was also a member of the United States national team at the 1981 Canada Cup and 1982 Ice Hockey World Championship tournaments.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1975–76 Minnesota Golden Gophers WCHA 40 16 10 26 24
1976–77 Minnesota Golden Gophers WCHA 29 18 19 37 44
1977–78 Maine Mariners AHL 79 28 25 53 23 12 8 4 12 19
1978–79 Maine Mariners AHL 31 11 13 24 23
1978–79 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 42 13 6 19 10 7 3 1 4 0
1979–80 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 51 8 13 21 15 15 3 3 6 18
1980–81 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 79 24 18 42 46 12 3 2 5 29
1981–82 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 66 5 8 13 8 3 0 0 0 0
1982–83 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 53 7 7 14 10
1982–83 Maine Mariners AHL 10 0 5 5 2 17 9 3 12 12
1983–84 Edmonton Oilers NHL 12 1 1 2 0
1983–84 Moncton Alpines AHL 53 13 14 27 17
1984–85 Maine Mariners AHL 12 3 1 4 37 10 2 3 5 0
1985–86 Hershey Bears AHL 1 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 303 58 53 111 89 37 9 6 15 47
AHL totals 186 55 58 113 102 39 19 10 29 31
WCHA totals 69 34 29 63 68

International[edit]

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1981 United States CC 6 1 1 2 2
1982 United States WC 7 1 1 2 2
Senior int'l totals 13 2 2 4 4

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