Danny Gruen

Daniel Patrick Gruen (born June 26, 1952) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played 49 games in the National Hockey League and 181 games in the World Hockey Association. He played with the Colorado Rockies, Detroit Red Wings, Michigan Stags, Winnipeg Jets, Cleveland Crusaders, Calgary Cowboys, and Minnesota Fighting Saints.

Danny Gruen
Born (1952-06-26) June 26, 1952 (age 68)
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Michigan Stags/Baltimore Blades
Cleveland Crusaders
Colorado Rockies
Minnesota Fighting Saints
Calgary Cowboys
NHL Draft 58th overall, 1972
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 1972–1983

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1968–69 Fort William Canadiens TBJHL 24 7 5 12 30
1969–70 Fort William Canadiens TBJHL 23 11 16 27 66
1970–71 Thunder Bay Vulcans TBJHL
1971–72 Thunder Bay Vulcans MNTBHL 36 30 60 90
1972–73 Detroit Red Wings NHL 2 0 0 0 0
1972–73 Virginia Wings AHL 3 1 1 2 0
1972–73 Fort Worth Wings CHL 68 35 45 80 194 4 4 1 5 9
1973–74 Detroit Red Wings NHL 18 1 3 4 7
1973–74 Virginia Wings AHL 57 25 27 52 64
1974–75 Michigan Stags/Baltimore Blades WHA 34 10 16 26 73
1974–75 Winnipeg Jets WHA 32 9 12 21 21
1975–76 Cleveland Crusaders WHA 80 26 24 50 72 3 2 0 2 0
1976–77 Colorado Rockies NHL 29 8 10 18 12
1976–77 Minnesota Fighting Saints WHA 34 10 9 19 19
1976–77 Calgary Cowboys WHA 1 1 0 1 0
1977–78 Kansas City Red Wings CHL 30 15 20 35 40
1978–79 Kansas City Red Wings CHL 65 19 27 46 82 4 0 3 3 0
1979–80 Dayton Gems IHL 7 0 3 3 22
1979–80 Muskegon Mohawks IHL 24 4 22 26 16
1979–80 Hampton Aces EHL 32 12 9 21 20
1982–83 Thunder Bay Twins CASH 36 17 48 65
WHA totals 181 56 61 117 185 3 2 0 2 0
NHL totals 49 9 13 22 19

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Preceded by
Ross Perkins
CHL Leading Scorer
tied with Lyle Moffat

1972–73
Succeeded by
Wayne Schaab