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Steve Wojciechowski
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
160 lb (73 kg)
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born December 25, 1922(1922-12-25),
Fort William, ON
Pro Career 19441955

Stephen Wojciechowski (born December 25, 1922), also known as Steve Wochy, is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player, who played 54 games for the Detroit Red Wings in the National Hockey League. He was born in Fort William, Ontario.

After the passing of Jim Conacher in April of 2020 he became the oldest surviving living former NHL player.

He played junior hockey in the Thunder Bay region with the Fort William Westfort Maroons and the Port Arthur Bruins from 1938 to 1942. Wojciechowski then was a member of the senior Port Arthur Bearcats in 1942 appearing in the 1942 Allan Cup Final. He played for the senior St. Catharines Saints in 1942-43 and Winnipeg Army in 1943-44.

Wojciechowski turned pro with the Detroit Red Wings in 1944-45, scoring 19 goals and 20 assists in 59 games. But he was back in the minors the next season and only got into 5 more games with the Wings in 1946-47.

Wojciechowski played 10 seasons in the American Hockey League after leaving the NHL, with the Indianapolis Capitals, Philadelphia Rockets, Cleveland Barons and Buffalo Bisons. Wojciechowski was named a first team AHL All-star in 1952 and won the Calder Cup in 1953 with Buffalo. He led the AHL in goal scoring in 1951-52.

He retired in 1955 after playing with the senior Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.

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