The legendary hockey player Haverčuk / Diena has passed away

first_imgThe 20th most successful player of the National Hockey League (NHL) in the fight against cancer. Haverchuk was selected by the Winnipeg Jets team in the NHL draft in 1981 with his first number, and the following season he made his debut in the strongest league on the planet. During his career, the striker spent nine seasons with the Jets, then five years with the Buffalo Sabers, half the season with the St. Louis Blues, and the last season and a half with the Philadelphia Flyers.Haverchuk climbed the regular ice championship in 1188 games, scoring 518 goals and scoring 1409 points, which puts him 20th on the league’s top scorers. In the Stanley Cup, he participated in 97 matches, scoring 30 goals and making 99 assists.He once became the youngest hockey player in the NHL, reaching the 100-point mark, but in 2006, Sydney Crosby broke that record. He was also the first hockey player to play 1,000 games in the NHL before his 31st anniversary.Significantly, in one of his 16 seasons, he did not participate in the Stanley Cup. True, only the last of them he made it to the finals. In 2001, Haverčuk was admitted to the Hockey Hall of Fame together with Vyacheslav Fetisov, Mike Garner and Jari Kurri.At the end of his hockey career, the Canadian began his coaching career. For the last ten years of his life, he led the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) team in Bari Colts. Hockey players such as Aaron Ecblad, Mark Sheifel, Tanner Pearson and Ryan Sazaki have played in this unit under Haverchuk.last_img

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