Gerry O'Flaherty
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Position Right Wing
Height
Weight
5 ft 9 in (0 m)
175 lb (80 kg)
Teams Toronto Maple Leafs
Vancouver Canucks
Atlanta Flames
Nationality American & Canadian
Born August 31 1950 (1950-08-31) (age 70),
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
NHL Draft Rnd 3, 36th overall, 1970
Toronto Maple Leafs
Pro Career 19711979

Gerard Joseph O'Flaherty (b. August 31, 1950 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania but raised in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired American professional ice hockey player.

Career

Born in Pittsburgh where his father, John "Peanuts" O'Flaherty, played for the Pittsburgh Hornets, O'Flaherty later moved to Toronto where he played in the MTHL with the North York Rangers. He was selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1970 NHL Amateur Draft and played a single year there before being claimed by the Vancouver Canucks during the Intra-League Draft. While serving the Canucks O'Flaherty registered three consecutive 20-goal seasons and appeared in a total of 438 regular season games in 1971–1979.

O'Flaherty represented the United States at the inaugural 1976 Canada Cup.

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