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John Stewart (ice hockey, born 1950)

See also John Stewart (ice hockey, born 1954)

John Alexander Stewart (born May 16, 1950) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player who played 257 games in the National Hockey League and 95 games in the World Hockey Association. He would play with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Atlanta Flames, California Golden Seals, Cleveland Crusaders, Birmingham Bulls, and Minnesota Fighting Saints. He was born in Eriksdale, Manitoba and raised in Warren, Manitoba.

John Stewart
Born (1950-10-30) October 30, 1950 (age 68)
Eriksdale, Manitoba, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Left wing
Shot Left
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins
Atlanta Flames
California Golden Seals
Cleveland Crusaders
Birmingham Bulls
Minnesota Fighting Saints
Playing career 1967–1978

Stewart was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second round (21st overall) of the 1970 NHL Amateur Draft.

After retiring from hockey, John graduated from seminary in 1988 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He served as a pastor for 18 years, planting two churches in Minnesota. He now serves as the Executive Director of Lamplighters International Inc., an evangelical Christian ministry he founded in 2000. He is the author 28 books and also speaks in conferences and churches, both nationally and internationally.

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