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Stan Drulia
Born (1968-01-05)January 5, 1968,
Elmira, NY, USA
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
Pro clubs Tampa Bay Lightning
NHL Draft 214th overall, 1986
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 1989–2001

Stanley W. Drulia (born January 5, 1968) is the coach of the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL and a former professional right winger. He was drafted in the eleventh round, 214th overall, by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft. He played 126 games in the National Hockey League, all with the Tampa Bay Lightning. He scored 15 goals and 27 assists in the NHL.

Drulia played junior ice hockey in the Ontario Hockey League with the Belleville Bulls, Hamilton Steelhawks, and the Niagara Falls Thunder. Drulia holds the OHL record for most career points with 479. Drulia won the Jim Mahon Memorial Trophy as the top scoring right winger, and the Leo Lalonde Memorial Trophy as overage Player of the Year in the 1988–89 OHL season.

While playing in the International Hockey League, Drulia won the Turner Cup playing for the Atlanta Knights and was playoff MVP winning the Norman R. "Bud" Poile Trophy in 1993–94. Drulia won another Turner Cup in 1996–97 with the Detroit Vipers. Drulia won the Poile Trophy again in 1997–98 with the Detroit Vipers, even though the Vipers lost in 7 games to the Chicago Wolves.

After his playing career, Drulia has served as head coach of the Orlando Seals of the Atlantic Coast Hockey League, the Augusta Lynx of the ECHL, and the Port Huron Icehawks of the International Hockey League. On July 1, 2010, Drulia was named head coach of the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL.[1]

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