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William Wayne Heindl, Jr.


He played junior hockey for the Winnipeg Braves and the Oshawa Generals from 1963 to 1966. Heindl then played for the Clinton Comets of the Eastern Hockey League for two seasons and the Canadian National Team in 1968-69 and 1969-70. Heindl played for Canada at the 1969 World Championship.

After the Canadian National Team disbanded in 1970, Heindl joined the Minnesota North Stars. He played 14 games over two seasons for the Stars while spending most of his time in the minors. In 1972 he was chosen by the Atlanta Flames in the 1972 NHL Expansion Draft but was quickly traded to the New York Rangers. Heindl only got into four games with the Rangers in 1972-73.

Heindl then jumped to the Cleveland Crusaders of the World Hockey Association (WHA) and played the 1973-74 season for them. In 1974-75 he played for the minor pro Cape Codders and then went to Sweden to play for BK Backen for two seasons.

Heindl retired in 1977.

In the NHL Heindl played in 18 games and scored 2 goals and 1 assist. He played in 67 WHA games and scored 4 goals and 14 assists.

Career Statistics

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1963-64 Winnipeg Braves MJHL 26 7 7 14 18 -- -- -- -- --
1964-65 Winnipeg Braves MJHL 45 27 33 60 22 4 2 1 3 0
Memorial Cup -- -- -- -- -- 11 3 4 7 10
1965-66 Oshawa Generals OHA 48 15 26 41 46 17 4 5 9 10
Memorial Cup -- -- -- -- -- 14 13 9 22 10
1966-67 Clinton Comets EHL 72 17 20 37 7 9 3 2 5 13
1967-68 Clinton Comets EHL 72 52 53 105 20 14 10 5 15 7
1968-69 Canada Nats Intl Statistics Unavailable -- -- -- -- --
WC-A 9 4 1 5 2 -- -- -- -- --
1969-70 Canada Nats Intl Statistics Unavailable -- -- -- -- --
1970-71 Minnesota North Stars NHL 12 1 1 2 0 -- -- -- -- --
Cleveland Barons AHL 60 25 11 36 22 8 3 5 8 0
1971-72 Minnesota North Stars NHL 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Cleveland Barons AHL 70 22 25 47 19 6 0 3 3 2
1972-73 New York Rangers NHL 4 1 0 1 0 -- -- -- -- --
Providence Reds AHL 66 21 43 64 10 4 1 0 1 2
1973-74 Jacksonville Barons AHL 9 3 2 5 0 -- -- -- -- --
Cleveland Crusaders WHA 67 4 14 18 4 5 0 1 1 2
1974-75 Cape Codders NAHL 74 23 36 59 8 4 2 0 2 2
1975-76 BK Backen Sweden3 20 16 16 32 48
1976-77 IFK Bäcken Sweden3 33 14 3 17
NHL Totals 18 2 1 3 0 -- -- -- -- --
WHA Totals 67 4 14 18 4 5 0 1 1 2

Awards & Achievements

  • MJHL Second All-Star Team (1965)
  • Turnbull Cup Manitoba Junior Hockey League Championship (1965)
  • Ontario Hockey Association Junior A Hockey Championship (1966)
  • Eastern Canada Junior A Hockey Championship (1966)
  • Eastern Hockey League Championship (1968)
  • Played in IIHF World Championship (1969)

Photos

with Providence Reds 1972-73

External links

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