Wayne Babych

Wayne Babych (born on June 6, 1958 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a retired professional right winger who played in the NHL for the St. Louis Blues, Pittsburgh Penguins, Quebec Nordiques, and Hartford Whalers. He is the brother of retired NHL player Dave Babych.

Babych was drafted 3rd overall by St. Louis in the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft. He played his junior career with the Edmonton Oil Kings and Portland Winter Hawks of the Western Canada Hockey League.

He enjoyed some early success with the Blues but tailed off and was claimed by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1984. He played with the Quebec Nordiques and the Hartford Whalers before retiring in 1987.

He is now living in the Winnipeg, Manitoba area.

Career statistics Edit


    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1973–74Edmonton Oil KingsWCHL10110
1973–74Edmonton MetsAJHL5620183868
1974–75Edmonton Oil KingsWCHL68191736157
1975–76Edmonton Oil KingsWCHL6132467898521323
1976–77Portland Winter HawksWCHL715062112761026810
1977–78Portland Winter HawksWCHL685071121218844819
1978–79St. Louis BluesNHL6727366375
1979–80St. Louis BluesNHL592635614931232
1980–81St. Louis BluesNHL7854429693112028
1981–82St. Louis BluesNHL511925445173258
1982–83St. Louis BluesNHL7116233962
1983–84St. Louis BluesNHL7013294252101454
1984–85Pittsburgh PenguinsNHL6520345435
1985–86Pittsburgh PenguinsNHL20000
1985–86Quebec NordiquesNHL15651118
1985–86Hartford WhalersNHL3711172859100112
1986–87Binghamton WhalersAHL789334235142792
1986–87Hartford WhalersNHL40004
NHL totals 519 192 246 438 498 41 7 9 16 24


    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League Type GP W L T Pts Finish GP W L Results
1988-89 Southeast MJHL Head 48 1 47 0 2 5th South DNQ
1989-90 Southeast MJHL Head 52 20 31 1 41 4th South 4 0 4 Lost Div Semi

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Preceded by
Scott Campbell
St. Louis Blues first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Perry Turnbull
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