Dennis Sobchuk
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Dennis Sobchuk
Dennis Sobchuk
Born (1954-01-12) January 12, 1954 (age 67)
Lang, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Phoenix Roadrunners
Cincinnati Stingers
Edmonton Oilers
Detroit Red Wings
Innsbrucker EV
Quebec Nordiques
NHL Draft 89th overall, 1974
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 1974–1984

Dennis James Sobchuk (born January 12, 1954) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre who played 35 games in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Detroit Red Wings and Quebec Nordiques. He also played five seasons in the World Hockey Association (WHA) with the Phoenix Roadrunners, Cincinnati Stingers and Edmonton Oilers. He is the younger of two sons, his older brother being Gene Sobchuk who is also a retired professional hockey player. The two played together on the Cincinnati Stingers while their father, Harry Sobchuk, was the scout for the team.

Playing career

His jersey number 14 is one of six numbers retired by the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League (WHL).

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1970-71 Weyburn Red Wings SJHL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1970-71 Estevan Bruins WCHL 8 1 1 2 14 -- -- -- -- --
1971-72 Regina Pats WCHL 68 56 67 123 115 15 9 18 27 50
1972-73 Regina Pats WCHL 66 67 80 147 128 4 3 3 6 28
1973-74 Regina Pats WCHL 66 68 78 146 78 16 10 21 31 20
1973-74 Regina Pats M-Cup -- -- -- -- -- 3 3 4 7 11
1974-75 Phoenix Roadrunners WHA 78 32 45 77 36 5 4 1 5 2
1975-76 Cincinnati Stingers WHA 79 32 40 72 74 -- -- -- -- --
1976-77 Cincinnati Stingers WHA 81 44 52 96 38 3 0 1 1 2
1977-78 Cincinnati Stingers WHA 23 5 9 14 22 -- -- -- -- --
1977-78 Edmonton Oilers WHA 13 6 3 9 4 5 1 0 1 4
1978-79 Edmonton Oilers WHA 74 26 37 63 31 12 6 6 12 4
1979-80 Detroit Red Wings NHL 33 4 6 10 0 -- -- -- -- --
1979-80 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 15 6 4 10 6 4 0 1 1 0
1980-81 Birmingham Bulls CHL 5 1 3 4 0 -- -- -- -- --
1980-81 EV Zug SWI-2 19 24 19 43 -- -- -- -- -- --
1981-82 Innsbrucker EV AUT -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1982-83 Moncton Alpines AHL 20 5 12 17 0 -- -- -- -- --
1982-83 Quebec Nordiques NHL 2 1 0 1 2 -- -- -- -- --
1982-83 Fredericton Express AHL 9 7 5 12 2 12 8 4 12 10
1983-84 Innsbrucker EV AUT -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WHA totals 348 145 186 331 205 25 11 8 19 12
NHL totals 35 5 6 11 2 -- -- -- -- --

Awards

  • WCHL Second All-Star Team - 1972
  • WCHL All-Star Team - 1974

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