Russ Kopak
Russ Kopak.jpg
Position Centre
Shot Left
Height
Weight
5 ft 10 in (0 m)
185 lb (84 kg)
Teams Boston Bruins
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born April 26, 1924(1924-04-26),
Stratford, ON, CAN
Died November 25 1998 (aged 74),
Pro Career 1943 – 1950

Russ Kopak (born April 26, 1924 in Edmonton, Alberta - November 25, 1998) was a professional ice hockey player who played 24 games in the National Hockey League. He played with the Boston Bruins.

He played junior hockey for the Regina Abbotts in 1942-43, scoring 14 goals and 8 assists in just 13 games. He then joined the Boston Olympics in 1943-44 and then was called up to the Boston Bruins where he scored 7 goals and 9 assists in 24 games.

Kopak continued with the Olympics in 1944-45 and scored 41 goals and 41 assists in 1944-45 as the team won the Eastern Hockey League championship. He then played four seasons in the United States Hockey League and one in the Pacific Coast Hockey League before retiring.

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