Bill Klatt

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Bill Klatt
Born (1947-10-16)October 16, 1947
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Died December 23, 2011(2011-12-23) (aged 64)
Afton, Minnesota, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Minnesota Fighting Saints
National team  United States
Playing career 1969–1979

William Gerald Klatt (October 16, 1947 – December 23, 2011) was an American professional ice hockey player. He played 143 regular season games in the World Hockey Association for the Minnesota Fighting Saints between 1972 and 1974.

Klatt moved overseas to play in Austria following the 1974–75 season and also was a member of the United States national team at the 1976 Ice Hockey World Championship tournament in Katowice.

Klatt died on December 23, 2011 of leukemia aged 64.[1]

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-WCHA Second Team 1967–68


  1. ^ "Bill Klatt, who excelled for Gophers and Fighting Saints, dies at 64". 1968-01-13. Retrieved 2011-12-24.
  • The Complete Historical and Statistical Reference to the World Hockey Association by Scott Surgent, Xaler Press, ISBN 0-9644774-4-0

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