Mike Pelyk

Mike Pelyk

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Born:

September 29, 1947 Toronto, ON, CAN

Height:

6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)

Weight:

188 lb (85 kg)

Position:

Defense

Shoots:

Left

Played for:

NHL Toronto Maple Leafs

NHL Draft:

17th overall, 1964 Toronto Maple Leafs

Playing Career:

1964-1978

Biography

He was a great mix of talent that could dish out tough defense and chip in with timely offense

His career year came in 1973-74 when he lead all Maple Leaf defensemen with 12 goals.

He would enjoy 7 successful seasons in Toronto before being lured away to the Vancouver Blazers of the WHA with a million dollar contract.