Gene Achtymichuk

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Gene Achtymichuk
Born (1932-09-07) September 7, 1932 (age 89)
Lamont, AB, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Montreal Canadiens
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 1951–1970

Eugene Edward Achtymichuk (born September 7, 1932) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey centre in the National Hockey League. Achtymichuk was born in Lamont, Alberta.

Playing career

Gene Achtymichuk played a total of 32 NHL games spanned over almost a decade. He began his career by playing one game for the Montreal Canadiens in 1951–52. Five years later, in 1956–57, he played another three games for the Canadiens. The following season saw Gene achieve a career high 16 games played. This is also the season that he scored all of his three career goals and eight career points. The next season, his last NHL season, he played 12 games for the Detroit Red Wings.

While Gene Achtymichuk was not playing at the NHL level, he was playing in various other leagues, such as the WHL, QHL, and EHL.

Career statistics

                                  Regular Season              
Season  Team                    Lge   GP   G   A    Pts  PIM   
1951-52 Montreal Canadiens      NHL   1    0   0    0    0
1956-57 Montreal Canadiens      NHL   3    0   0    0    0
1957-58 Montreal Canadiens      NHL   16   3   5    8    2
1958-59 Detroit Red Wings       NHL   12   0   0    0    0

                   NHL Totals         32   3   5    8    2

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