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Harvey Bennett Jr.
Born (1952-08-09)August 9, 1952,
Cranston, Rhode Island, U.S.
Height
Weight
6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Left
Pro clubs Pittsburgh Penguins
Washington Capitals
Philadelphia Flyers
St. Louis Blues
Minnesota North Stars
Ntl. team Flag of the United States.png United States of America
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1973–1980


Harvey A. Bennett (born August 9, 1952) is an American former professional ice hockey player. He played center for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals, Philadelphia Flyers, St. Louis Blues, and Minnesota North Stars in a total of 272 National Hockey League (NHL) games over parts of five seasons. His father Harvey Bennett Sr. and two of his brothers (Curt Bennett and Bill Bennett) also played in the NHL.

Playing career

Originally signed as a free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins after previously playing for the Boston College men's ice hockey team, Bennett also represented the Washington Capitals, Philadelphia Flyers, Minnesota North Stars, and St. Louis Blues during his professional career. He was a member of the United States national team at the inaugural 1976 Canada Cup as well as the 1978 Ice Hockey World Championship tournament.

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1969–70 Cranston High School East HS-RI
1970–71 Boston College ECAC 26 8 10 18 10
1971–72 Boston College ECAC 29 8 9 17 27
1972–73 Boston College ECAC 27 3 7 10 21
1973–74 Des Moines Capitols IHL 74 31 50 81 93 10 3 6 9 17
1974–75 Hershey Bears AHL 61 17 19 36 99 12 5 3 8 37
1974–75 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 7 0 0 0 0
1975–76 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 25 3 3 6 53
1975–76 Washington Capitals NHL 49 12 10 22 39
1976–77 Washington Capitals NHL 18 2 6 8 34
1976–77 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 51 12 8 20 60 4 0 0 0 2
1977–78 Minnesota North Stars NHL 64 11 10 21 91
1977–78 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 2 1 0 1 7
1978–79 St. Louis Blues NHL 52 3 9 12 63
1978–79 Salt Lake Golden Eagles CHL 1 0 0 0 0
1979–80 Birmingham Bulls CHL 69 15 22 37 96 4 0 2 2 2
NHL Totals 268 44 46 90 347 4 0 0 0 2

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