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Jeff Bandura
Position Defence
Shoots Right
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
195 lb (89 kg)
Teams New York Rangers
Born (1957-02-04)February 4, 1957,
White Rock, BC, CAN
NHL Draft 22nd overall, 1977
Vancouver Canucks
Pro Career 1977 – 1984

Jeff Mitchell Joseph Bandura (born April 2, 1957 in White Rock, British Columbia) is a retired National Hockey League defenceman.

Bandura played junior hockey in the Western League for the Calgary Centennials, Edmonton Oil Kings and Portland Winter Hawks.

He was drafted in the 2nd round, 22nd overall by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1977 NHL Entry Draft. He played in the Canucks organization in the minors(CHL) with Tulsa Oilers and Dallas Blackhawks before being traded along with Jere Gillis to the New York Rangers he spent the majority of his time with the Rangers affiliate New Haven Night Hawks of the AHL before being called up by the New York Rangers in the 1980–81 season, where he would only play 2 games. He then played 1 season for HC Fribourg-Gotteron in Switzerland after returning from Europe, Bandura would play 1 more season in the AHL for the Maine Mariners where the Mariners would go on to win the Calder Cup, he retired from hockey after that season.


  • 1978-79 Bob Gassoff Trophy
  • 1978-79 2nd team all-star
  • 1978-79 CHL Adams Cup Champions Dallas Black Hawks
  • 1983-84 AHL Calder Cup Champions Maine Mariners

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