Todd Strueby

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Todd Strueby
Born (1963-06-15) June 15, 1963 (age 59)
Lanigan, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 189 lb (86 kg; 13 st 7 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Edmonton Oilers
NHL Draft 29th overall, 1981
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 19831993

Todd Kenneth Strueby (born June 15, 1963) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey centre who played most of his career in the minor leagues.

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Strueby was born in Lanigan, Saskatchewan and raised in Humboldt, Saskatchewan. He played junior hockey for the Regina Pats and Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League (WHL). He played for the Canada national junior hockey team at the 1982 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, where Canada won the gold medal.

Strueby was selected in the second round of the 1981 NHL Entry Draft by the Edmonton Oilers. He made his National Hockey League debut in the 1981–82 season, appearing in three games before returning to the Blades. He was also called up for one game in the 1982–83 season, his last in the WHL. Strueby turned professional for the 1983–84 season, but spent almost that entire season playing for the minor league Moncton Alpines. His single game played for the Oilers that season would be his last in the NHL.

Strueby spent the next four seasons playing for the Nova Scotia Oilers in the American Hockey League and for the Muskegon Lumberjacks and Fort Wayne Komets of the International Hockey League. He spent the next three seasons (1988–91) playing for the Canadian national team and for EHC Freiburg in the German ice hockey Bundesliga. He returned to the IHL for the 1991–92 season, playing for the Salt Lake Golden Eagles, and he retired in 1993.

Career statistics

Regular season Playoffs
Season TeamLeagueGP G A Pts PIM GPGAPtsPIM
1979–80Notre Dame Hounds Midget AAA SMHL 584461105112
1980–81 Regina Pats WHL 71182745991136919
1981–82 Saskatoon Blades WHL61605811816052246
1981–82 Edmonton Oilers NHL 30000
1982–83 Saskatoon BladesWHL654070110119633619
1982–83 Edmonton OilersNHL10000
1983–84 Edmonton OilersNHL10110
1983–84 Moncton Alpines AHL 7217254238
1984–85 Nova Scotia Oilers AHL3823529
1984–85 Muskegon Lumberjacks IHL 2719123155174101427
1985–86 Muskegon LumberjacksIHL5825406519114751251
1986–87 Muskegon LumberjacksIHL8228416920813461053
1987–88 Fort Wayne Komets IHL68292756211400014
1989–90 EHC Freiburg Germany 2513122576
1990–91 EHC FreiburgGermany703310
1991–92 Salt Lake Golden Eagles IHL611516317131016
NHL totals50112
AHL totals11019284767
IHL totals29611613625273651162137151

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