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Len Lunde
Position Forward
Shoots Right
5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
187 lb (85 kg)
Teams NHL
Detroit Red Wings
Chicago Black Hawks
Minnesota North Stars
Vancouver Canucks
Edmonton Oilers
Division 1
Mora IK
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1936-11-13)November 13, 1936,
Campbell River, BC, Canada
Pro Career 1958 – 1972
1973 – 1974

Len Lunde (born November 13, 1936 in Campbell River, British Columbia) is a retired professional player who played 321 games in the National Hockey League and 72 games in the World Hockey Association. He played for the Chicago Black Hawks, Minnesota North Stars, Vancouver Canucks, Edmonton Oilers, and Detroit Red Wings.

He was a star with the junior Edmonton Oil Kings from 1953-56. Lunde made it to the Detroit Red Wings in 1958 and was a regular for three seasons. He was then traded to the Chicago Black Hawks in 1962 and palyed one season for them.

Starting in 1963-64 Lunde played more in the minor pros than in the NHL. He scored 50 goals and made the first all star team for the American Hockey League's Buffalo Bisons.

He also played in Finland with Ilves in 1971–1972 and was head coach of the Finnish national team in World Championships 1973 in Moscow. Lunde retired in 1972 but played for Edmonton Oilers in WHA during the 1973–74 WHA season. Lunde re-retired in 1974, but made a one game return in 1979, when he played for Mora IK

Preceded by
Seppo Liitsola
Finnish national ice hockey team coach
1972 – 1973
Succeeded by
Kalevi Numminen

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