|Honoured Member of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame - Builders Category|
He played junior for the Winnipeg Rangers and senior for the Nelson Maple Leafs. In 1969-70 he turned pro with the Omaha Knights, a New York Rangers' farm team. He spent three years there without getting a shot with the Rangers.
In the 1972 NHL Expansion Draft Lefley was chosen by the New York Islanders and finally got into the NHL. He played a full but so-so season in 1972-73 with the Isles but found himself back in the minors in 1973-74. Chosen by the Kansas City Scouts in the 1974 NHL Expansion Draft, he played only 29 games for the Scouts before, again, going to the minors.
He played 129 games for the Colorado Rockies in 1976-77 and 1977-78.
He was the brother of Chuck Lefley.
Awards & Achievements
- Turnbull Cup Manitoba Junior Hockey League Championship (1966)
- “Honoured Member” of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame