Chuck Lefley

Charles Thomas Lefley (born January 20, 1950) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey forward.

Chuck Lefley
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Lefley in 1980
Born (1950-01-20) January 20, 1950 (age 71)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Montreal Canadiens
St. Louis Blues
NHL Draft 6th overall, 1970
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 1970–1980

Lefley was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Drafted by the Montreal Canadiens sixth overall in the 1970 NHL Amateur Draft, Lefley started his National Hockey League career with Montreal in 1971. He was traded on November 28, 1974 to the St. Louis Blues for Don Awrey. In 1975-76 he set a Blues franchise record by scoring 43 goals, a record later broken by Wayne Babych. Lefley, whose older brother Bryan Lefley spent five seasons in the NHL, left the Blues in 1977-78, joining Jokerit Helsinki for one season scoring 12 goals and 11 assists in 24 games. He returned to the Blues in 1979-80, playing parts of two seasons before retiring after the 1980–81 season. He won two Stanley Cups with the 1971 and 1973 Montreal Canadiens.

Awards and achievementsEdit

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1965–66 Winnipeg Rangers MJHL 46 19 20 39 10 9 4 5 9 2
1966–67 Winnipeg Rangers MJHL 43 25 21 46 33 7 6 2 8 2
1967–68 Canada Intl
1968–69 Canada Intl
1969–70 Canada Intl
1969–70 Brandon Wheat Kings WCHL 7 6 6 12 0
1970–71 Montreal Canadiens NHL 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
1970–71 Montreal Voyageurs AHL 48 16 19 35 33 3 1 1 2 2
1971–72 Montreal Canadiens NHL 16 0 2 2 0
1971–72 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 45 15 30 45 18 15 7 7 14 0
1972–73 Montreal Canadiens NHL 65 21 25 46 22 17 3 5 8 6
1973–74 Montreal Canadiens NHL 74 23 31 54 34 6 0 1 1 0
1974–75 Montreal Canadiens NHL 18 1 2 3 4
1974–75 St. Louis Blues NHL 57 23 26 49 24 2 0 0 0 2
1975–76 St. Louis Blues NHL 75 43 42 85 41 2 2 1 3 0
1976–77 St. Louis Blues NHL 71 11 30 41 12 1 0 1 1 2
1977–78 Jokerit SM-l 24 11 12 23 12
1978–79 Düsseldorfer EG 1.GBun 26 17 5 22 2
1979–80 St. Louis Blues NHL 28 6 6 12 0
1980–81 St. Louis Blues NHL 2 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 407 128 164 292 137 29 5 8 13 10

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
1969 Canada WC 7 0 1 1 10

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Preceded by
Ray Martyniuk
Montreal Canadiens first round draft pick
1970
Succeeded by
Guy Lafleur