Steve Carlson (ice hockey)


Steve Carlson (ice hockey)

Infobox Ice Hockey Player


image_size =
position = Center
played_for = "AHL"
Springfield Indians
Baltimore Skipjacks
"NHL"
Los Angeles Kings"
WHA
"
New England Whalers
Minnesota Fighting Saints
Edmonton Oilers
shoots = Left
height_ft = 6
height_in = 3
weight_lb = 185
uniform number = 17
nationality = USA
birth_date = birth date and age|1955|08|26
birth_place = Virginia, MN, US
career_start = 1973
career_end = 1987

Steve Carlson (born August 26, 1955 in Virginia, Minnesota) is a retired American ice hockey forward.

Carlson is best known for his role in the movie "Slap Shot" as one of the Hanson Brothers. [ Sports Illustrated, July 2, 2007, p.106 ] Carlson also played in the World Hockey Association with the New England Whalers, Edmonton Oilers and Minnesota Fighting Saints and in the National Hockey League for the Los Angeles Kings. Carlson would score nine goals for the Kings. [ Sports Illustrated, July 2, 2007, p.106 ] While playing for the Edmonton Oilers in the WHA, he was the roommate of Wayne Gretzky, during his rookie season. [ Sports Illustrated, July 2, 2007, p.106 ] While playing for the Baltimore Skipjacks, one of his teammates was Ted Nolan, the past head coach of the New York Islanders. He currently runs a power skating school in Kenosha, Wisconsin. [ Sports Illustrated, July 2, 2007, p.106 ]

Regular season

[ [http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/cards/carddisplay.php?pid=7498 The Internet Hockey Database ] ]

ee also

*List of NHL players
*List of NHL seasons
*List of WHA seasons

References


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