Metro Prystai
Position Centre
Shot Left
5 ft 09 in (1.75 m)
170 lb (77 kg)
Teams Chicago Black Hawks
Detroit Red Wings
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born November 7 1927 (1927-11-07) (age 92),
Yorkton, SK, CAN
Pro Career 1947 – 1958

Metro Prystai (born November 7, 1927 in Yorkton, Saskatchewan - died October 8, 2013) was a retired Canadian forward. He played junior hockey for the Moose Jaw Canucks from 1943-47 during which time the team made it to the 1944-45 Memorial Cup Final and the 1946-47 Memorial Cup Final.

Prystai began his National Hockey League career with the Chicago Black Hawks in 1947. He also played for the Detroit Red Wings, starting in 1950-51 until the middle of the 1954-55 season. Prystai won the Stanley Cup with Detroit in 1951-52 and 1953-54.

He split his time between the Black Hawks and Red Wings until he retired in 1958.

Prystai played in 674 NHL games and scored 151 goals and 179 assists. In 43 playoff games he scored 12 goals and 14 assists.

He was the coach of the Omaha Knights in 1959-60 and then coached the Moose Jaw Canucks in 1961-62 and 1962-63 and the Melville Millionaires in 1964-65.


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