Don Larway

Don Larway (February 12, 1954 – November 9, 2019)[1] was a professional ice hockey player who played 324 games in the World Hockey Association (WHA). He died in November 2019 in Houston, where he had resided for many years, working as a professional videographer for the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League, Houston Rockets and Houston Astros.[citation needed] Nicknamed "Dart".[citation needed]

Don Larway
Born (1954-02-12)February 12, 1954
Oak Lake, Manitoba, Canada
Died November 9, 2019(2019-11-09) (aged 65)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Houston Aeros
Indianapolis Racers
NHL Draft 18th overall, 1974
Boston Bruins
WHA Draft 3rd overall, 1974
Cincinnati Stingers
Playing career 1974–1980

Playing careerEdit

Following two MJHL seasons with the Dauphin Kings, the Oak Lake, Manitoba native played two WCHL seasons, the first with the Winnipeg Jets and the second split between the Winnipeg Clubs and the Swift Current Broncos. Drafted 18th overall by the Boston Bruins, and third overall in the WHA by the Cincinnati Stingers, Larway spent his first four pro seasons with the Houston Aeros of the latter league. He joined the Indianapolis Racers in 1978–79, spending half the season in the minors with the Rochester Americans. Larway's final year in major pro hockey was split between the Kalamazoo Wings and the Adirondack Red Wings.

Career statisticsEdit

                                            --- Regular Season ---  ---- Playoffs ----
Season   Team                        Lge    GP    G    A  Pts  PIM  GP   G   A Pts PIM
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1969-70  Dauphin Kings               MJHL    0    0    0    0    0  --  --  --  --  --
1970-71  Dauphin Kings               MJHL   45   28   27   55  140  --  --  --  --  --
1971-72  Dauphin Kings               MJHL   40   26   29   55  123  --  --  --  --  --
1972-73  Winnipeg Jets               WCHL   67   35   31   66  147  --  --  --  --  --
1973-74  Winnipeg Clubs              WCHL   19    9    7   16   57  --  --  --  --  --
1973-74  Swift Current Broncos       WCHL   47   37   29   66  118  --  --  --  --  --
1974-75  Houston Aeros               WHA    76   21   14   35   59  13   3   1   4   8
1975-76  Houston Aeros               WHA    79   30   20   50   56  16   7   5  12  21
1976-77  Oklahoma City Blazers       CHL     2    1    0    1   17  --  --  --  --  --
1976-77  Houston Aeros               WHA    75   11   13   24  112   3   1   0   1   0
1977-78  Houston Aeros               WHA    69   24   35   59   52   6   1   2   3   4
1978-79  Rochester Americans         AHL    37   13   11   24   55  --  --  --  --  --
1978-79  Indianapolis Racers         WHA    25    8   10   18   39  --  --  --  --  --
1979-80  Kalamazoo Wings             IHL    12    3    3    6   16  --  --  --  --  --
1979-80  Adirondack Red Wings        AHL    48   12   15   27   15   5   1   1   2   0
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         WHA Totals                        324   94   92  186  318  38  12   8  20  33

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Don Larway". EliteProspects.com. Retrieved March 11, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Andre Savard
Boston Bruins first round draft pick
1974
Succeeded by
Doug Halward