|6 ft 0 in (0 m)|
190 lb (86 kg)
St. Louis Blues
|Born||August 16, 1943,|
|Pro Career||1969 – 1977|
Nick Nicholas Harbaruk (born August 16, 1943 in Drohiczyn, Poland) is a retired professional ice hockey right winger who played 364 games in the National Hockey League and 181 in the World Hockey Association. He played for the Pittsburgh Penguins, St. Louis Blues, and Indianapolis Racers.
The Toronto Maple Leafs were deep in talent at the time, so Harbaruk found himself with their farm team the Tulsa Oilers. He made the best use of his time there, getting a degree at the University of Tulsa. After graduation, the Pittsburgh Penguins accquired him in 1969. Harbaruk was a strong defensive forward for the Pens for four seasons.
In 1973 he was traded to the St. Louis Blues for Bob Johnson and played one season there. In 1974 he was lured to the Indianapolis Racers of the World Hockey Association. He played for the Racers for two full seasons and part of another before retiring in 1977.