|Born||June 26, 1952|
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|Played for|| Detroit Red Wings |
Michigan Stags/Baltimore Blades
Minnesota Fighting Saints
|NHL Draft|| 58th overall, 1972 |
Detroit Red Wings
Daniel Patrick Gruen (born June 26, 1952) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played 49 games in the National Hockey League and 181 games in the World Hockey Association. He played with the Colorado Rockies, Detroit Red Wings, Michigan Stags, Winnipeg Jets, Cleveland Crusaders, Calgary Cowboys, and Minnesota Fighting Saints.
|1968–69||Fort William Canadiens||TBJHL||24||7||5||12||30||—||—||—||—||—|
|1969–70||Fort William Canadiens||TBJHL||23||11||16||27||66||—||—||—||—||—|
|1970–71||Thunder Bay Vulcans||TBJHL||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|1971–72||Thunder Bay Vulcans||MNTBHL||36||30||60||90||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|1972–73||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||2||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|1972–73||Fort Worth Wings||CHL||68||35||45||80||194||4||4||1||5||9|
|1973–74||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||18||1||3||4||7||—||—||—||—||—|
|1974–75||Michigan Stags/Baltimore Blades||WHA||34||10||16||26||73||—||—||—||—||—|
|1976–77||Minnesota Fighting Saints||WHA||34||10||9||19||19||—||—||—||—||—|
|1977–78||Kansas City Red Wings||CHL||30||15||20||35||40||—||—||—||—||—|
|1978–79||Kansas City Red Wings||CHL||65||19||27||46||82||4||0||3||3||0|
|1982–83||Thunder Bay Twins||CASH||36||17||48||65||—||—||—||—||—||—|
| CHL Leading Scorer |
tied with Lyle Moffat
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