Bruce Greig

Bruce Greig (May 9, 1953 – May 24, 2008) was a professional ice hockey winger who played nine games for the California Golden Seals of the National Hockey League and 60 games for the Calgary Cowboys, Cincinnati Stingers and Indianapolis Racers of the World Hockey Association.

Bruce Greig
Born (1953-05-09)May 9, 1953
High River, Alberta, Canada
Died May 24, 2008(2008-05-24) (aged 55)
Nanton, Alberta, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for California Golden Seals
Calgary Cowboys
Cincinnati Stingers
Indianapolis Racers
NHL Draft 114th overall, 1973
California Golden Seals
WHA Draft 111th overall, 1973
Cleveland Crusaders
Playing career 19731984

After retiring from hockey he turned his exploits to powerlifting. He holds several Canadian powerlifting records, and eventually became President of the Canadian Powerlifting Council. He owned and operated a gym in Okotoks, Alberta with his wife, Wendy.[1] He was the brother of NHL hockey player Mark Greig.

He died in a single-car collision in 2008.[2]

Career statistics

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1971–72 Drumheller Falcons AJHL 50116
1971–72 Medicine Hat Tigers WCHL 1733611
1972–73 Vancouver Nats WCHL 2433679
1973–74 California Golden Seals NHL 10004
1973–74 Salt Lake Golden Eagles WHL 1312336
1974–75 California Golden Seals NHL 801142
1975–76 Salt Lake Golden Eagles CHL 100011
1975–76 Flint Generals IHL 1005577
1976–77 Calgary Cowboys WHA 711210
1976–77 Greensboro Generals SHL 3310142468
1976–77 Tidewater Sharks SHL 20002
1977–78 Cincinnati Stingers WHA 3231457
1978–79 Indianapolis Racers WHA 21371064
1978–79 San Diego Hawks PHL 40151025168
1979–80 Dayton Gems IHL 42121729112
1979–80 Toledo Goaldiggers IHL 102682 10000
1980–81 Salem Raiders EHL 58203252213 62242
1981–82 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 903310
1981–82 Salem Raiders ACHL 37122032212 1116728
1982–83 Virginia Raiders ACHL 3581624133
1982–83 Carolina Thunderbirds ACHL 1145944
1983–84 Pineridge Bucks
ACHL 37121224206
1983–84 Mohawk Valley Comets ACHL 5 0 2 2 49
NHL totals 9 0 1 1 46
WHA totals 60 7 9 16 131

References

  1. Diamond, D., Dinger, R., Duplacey, J., Fitzsimmons, E., Kuperman, I., Meagher, G., Pasternak, J., & Zweig, E. (Eds.) (1998). Total Hockey. New York City: Total Sports. ISBN 0-8362-7114-9
  2. Barlow, John (2008-06-04). "Renowned powerlifter killed in car accident". Western Wheel. Archived from the original on November 18, 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-10.


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