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Vic Stasiuk
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
185 lb (84 kg)
Teams Chicago Black Hawks
Detroit Red Wings
Boston Bruins
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born May 23 1929 (1929-05-23) (age 87),
Lethbridge, AB, CAN
Pro Career 1950 – 1966

Victor John "Vic" Stasiuk (born May 23, 1929) is a retired Canadian professional left winger and a former NHL head coach. He played for the Chicago Black Hawks, Detroit Red Wings, and Boston Bruins.

Stasiuk played junior hockey in Alberta and then turned pro in 1948-49. He spent six seasons shuttling between the minors and the NHL while playing for the Chicago Black Hawks and the Detroit Red Wings. He did win Stanley Cups with Detroit in 1952, 1954, and 1955.

In 1955 he was traded to the Boston Bruins. There he was a member of "The Uke line" with Johnny Bucyk and Bronco Horvath. He enjoyed six good seasons with the Bruins before being traded back to Detroit. He retired in 1966.

After retiring, he coached the Philadelphia Flyers, California Golden Seals, and Vancouver Canucks. Stasiuk retired from coaching in 1973.

He played in 745 NHL games, scoring 183 goals and 254 assists for 437 points.

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Preceded by
Keith Allen
Head Coaches of the Philadelphia Flyers
Succeeded by
Fred Shero
Preceded by
Fred Glover
Head Coaches of the California Golden Seals
Succeeded by
Garry Young
Preceded by
Hal Laycoe
Head Coaches of the Vancouver Canucks
Succeeded by
Bill McCreary
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