Jean-Luc Phaneuf

Jean-Luc Phaneuf (October 26, 1955 – May 8, 2021[1]) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played in the World Hockey Association (WHA).[2] Drafted in the seventh round of the 1975 NHL Amateur Draft by the Detroit Red Wings, Phaneuf opted to play in the WHA after being selected by the Toronto Toros in the eighth round of the 1975 WHA Amateur Draft.[2] He played parts of two WHA seasons for the Toros and Birmingham Bulls.[3]

Jean-Luc Phaneuf
Born (1955-10-26)October 26, 1955
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died May 8, 2021(2021-05-08) (aged 65)
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Toronto Toros
Birmingham Bulls
NHL Draft 113th overall, 1975
Detroit Red Wings
WHA Draft 109th overall, 1975
Toronto Toros
Playing career 1975–1977



  1. ^ Jean-Luc Phaneuf (in French)
  2. ^ a b c d "1975 NHL Amateur Draft -- Jean-Luc Phaneuf". Hockey Draft Central. Retrieved March 28, 2014.
  3. ^ a b c Jean-Luc Phaneuf career statistics at Retrieved March 28, 2014.

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