Derek Harker

Derek Harker (born January 7, 1951)[1] is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman. After three years in junior hockey with the Edmonton Oil Kings, he was selected by the St. Louis Blues in the fourth round (52nd overall) of the 1971 NHL Amateur Draft.[2]

Derek Harker
Born (1951-01-07) January 7, 1951 (age 69)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for WHA
Alberta Oilers
Philadelphia Blazers
Kansas City Blues
Long Island Ducks
Roanoke Valley Rebels
Port Huron Wings
Flint Generals
Winston-Salem Polar Twins
Hampton Gulls
Tidewater Sharks
Buffalo Norsemen
NHL Draft 52nd overall, 1971
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1971–1976

Harker played the majority of his professional career with teams in the minor leagues (EHL, CHL, IHL, SHL, NAHL).

During the inaugural 1972–73 season of the World Hockey Association, Harker played 28 games in that major league – one with the Alberta Oilers and 27 with the Philadelphia Blazers.[3]


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