|Born||January 22, 1953|
Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)|
|Played for|| Minnesota North Stars |
New York Rangers
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