Danny Gruen

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Danny Gruen
Born (1952-06-26) June 26, 1952 (age 68)
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Michigan Stags/Baltimore Blades
Cleveland Crusaders
Colorado Rockies
Minnesota Fighting Saints
Calgary Cowboys
NHL Draft 58th overall, 1972
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 19721983

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.


Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular season Playoffs
Season TeamLeagueGP G A Pts PIM GPGAPtsPIM
1968–69 Fort William Canadiens TBJHL 24751230
1969–70Fort William CanadiensTBJHL2311162766
1970–71 Thunder Bay Vulcans TBJHL
1971–72Thunder Bay VulcansMNTBHL36306090
1972–73 Detroit Red Wings NHL 20000
1972–73 Virginia Wings AHL 31120
1972–73 Fort Worth Wings CHL 6835458019444159
1973–74 Detroit Red WingsNHL181347
1973–74 Virginia WingsAHL5725275264
1974–75 Michigan Stags/Baltimore Blades WHA 3410162673
1974–75 Winnipeg Jets WHA329122121
1975–76 Cleveland Crusaders WHA802624507232020
1976–77 Colorado Rockies NHL298101812
1976–77 Minnesota Fighting Saints WHA341091919
1976–77 Calgary Cowboys WHA11010
1977–78 Kansas City Red Wings CHL3015203540
1978–79 Kansas City Red WingsCHL651927468240330
1979–80 Dayton Gems IHL 703322
1979–80 Muskegon Mohawks IHL244222616
1979–80 Hampton Aces EHL 321292120
1982–83Thunder Bay TwinsCASH36174865
WHA totals181566111718532020
NHL totals499132219
Preceded by
Ross Perkins
CHL Leading Scorer
tied with Lyle Moffat

Succeeded by
Wayne Schaab

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