Barry Wilcox

Barry Fredrick Wilcox (born April 23, 1948 in New Westminster, British Columbia) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League for the Vancouver Canucks between 1972 and 1975. He also played several years in the minor leagues before retiring in 1975.

Barry Wilcox
Born (1948-04-23) April 23, 1948 (age 73)
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
Played for Vancouver Canucks
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1972–1975

Playing careerEdit

Wilcox spent parts of two seasons with the Vancouver Canucks in the 1970s. He played for the hometown Royals of the BCJHL in 1967-69 before spending three years at the University of British Columbia. Following his tenure with the Thunderbirds, Vancouver signed Wilcox as a free agent. Wilcox scored 17 goals as a rookie pro in 1971–72 with the Rochester Americans of the AHL. The following season, he played 31 NHL games for the Canucks as an injury replacement before he was sent down to the WHL's Seattle Totems. Wilcox spent most of the next three years in the WHL and CHL before retiring in 1976.

Post-playing careerEdit

After retiring from hockey Wilcox became a secondary school counsellor in Surrey, British Columbia.

In 1973, Barry was part of a Canucks promotional tour of the BC interior, along with Jim Robson and Ken Caravetta. During the trip, Barry signed autographs in every Super-Valu in the region.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1967–68 New Westminster Royals BCJHL 28 25 25 50
1970–71 University of British Columbia CIAU 15 24 39 0
1971–72 Rochester Americans AHL 73 17 10 27 95
1972–73 Vancouver Canucks NHL 31 3 2 5 15
1972–73 Seattle Totems WHL 47 19 22 41 38
1973–74 Seattle Totems WHL 6 0 1 1 10
1974–75 Seattle Totems CHL 55 12 17 29 68
1974–75 Vancouver Canucks NHL 2 0 0 0 0
1975–76 Tulsa Oilers CHL 44 8 8 16 36
NHL totals 33 3 2 5 15

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