Tom Yurkovich

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Tom Yurkovich
Born (1935-09-29) September 29, 1935 (age 84)
Eveleth, MN, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
National teamFlag of the United States.svg  United States
Playing career 19541969

Thomas Michael Yurkovich (born September 29, 1935) is an American former ice hockey goaltender and Olympian.


Yurkovich played with Team USA at the 1964 Winter Olympics held in Innsbruck, Austria. [1] He played for the University of North Dakota and for the Rochester Mustangs of the United States Hockey League.

Awards and honours

All-WIHL Second Team 1956–57

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