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Bill Reed
Position Defense
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
190 lb (86 kg)
Teams Michigan Stags
Baltimore Blades
Calgary Cowboys
Born May 25 1954 (1954-05-25) (age 62),
Toronto, Ontario, CAN
NHL Draft 72 overall, 1974
Boston Bruins
Pro Career 1974 – 1981

William Ernest "Bill" Reed[1] (born 25 May 1954 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey defenseman. He was drafted in the fourth round, 72 overall, by the Boston Bruins in the 1974 NHL Entry Draft.[1] Reed never played in the NHL, but did play forty games in the World Hockey Association with the Michigan Stags, Baltimore Blades and Calgary Cowboys during the 1974-75 and 1975–76 WHA seasons.[2]

Reed also appeared in the movie Slap Shot. During the opening sequence Reed, wearing jersey # 2, collides with a teammate wearing the # 14 allowing the Charlestown Chiefs to score. The player Reed runs into was his real life Johnstown Jets teammate, Vern Campigatto.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1974 NHL DRAFT PICK: Bill Reed. Hockey Draft Retrieved on 2010-05-18.
  2. Bill Reed's profile. Hockey Retrieved on 2010-05-18.

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