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Michael Murray Buchanan (March 1, 1932 – January 3, 2017) was a Canadian ice hockey defenceman.

Mike Buchanan
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Buchanan from 1957 Michiganensian
Born (1932-03-01)March 1, 1932
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
Died January 3, 2017(2017-01-03) (aged 84)
White Rock, British Columbia, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Chicago Black Hawks
Playing career 1951–1954

Buchanan played one game in the National Hockey League for the Chicago Black Hawks during the 1951–52 NHL season, having also played two games in the American Hockey League for the St. Louis Flyers. He played two seasons for the Fort Wayne Komets of the International Hockey League before opting to enroll at the University of Michigan and played for their Wolverines for the next two years. He was selected for the NCAA West First All-American Team in 1955. He returned to hockey in 1957 for a season in England with the Wembley Lions before retiring for good in 1958. He died in 2017 at the age of 84.[1]


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  2. ^ "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). Retrieved 2013-06-19.

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