|5 ft 09 in (1.75 m)|
175 lb (80 kg)
|Teams||Toronto Maple Leafs|
|Nationality||American & Canadian|
|Born||August 31, 1950,|
|NHL Draft||Rnd 3, 36th overall, 1970|
Toronto Maple Leafs
|Pro Career||1971 – 1979|
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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.