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1970 NHL DRAFT PICK
Reggie Leach
Selected in first round
No. 3 overall by Boston Bruins

Born April 23, 1950
Position: Right Wing
Height: 6-0   Weight: 180
BEFORE THE DRAFT
Last Team: Flin Flon (WCHL)                             
Birthplace: Riverton, Manitoba (Canada)
Hometown: Riverton, Manitoba
PRE-DRAFT STATISTICS
Year TeamLeague GPG ATP PIM
1967-68 Flin FlonWCHL 59 8744 131208
1968-69 Flin FlonWCHL 2236 1046 49
1969-70 Flin FlonWCHL 5765 46111 168

PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
WCHL MVP:
1969-70
WCHL All-Star First Team: 1967-68, 1968-69, 1969-70
WCHL Brownridge Trophy (Top Scorer): 1969-70
WCHL Goals Leader: 1967-68, 1969-70
WCHL Playoffs Goals Leader: 1969 (13 goals), 1970 (16 goals)
Flin Flon Captain: 1969-70
Miscellaneous: Missed most of 1968-69 season with shoulder injury. ... Held WCHL record of 87 goals in season until broken in 1973-74.
NHL CAREER
Debut: January 23, 1971 (Chicago at Boston)
Numbers: 27 (Boston); 7 (California); 5, 27 (Philadelphia); 27 (Detroit)
Stanley Cup: 1975. Playing Status: Retired 1984
CAREER NHL STATISTICS
YearsTeamsGPGATPPIM
1971-1983 BOS, CAL, PHI, DET934 381285666 387
CAREER NHL PLAYOFF STATISTICS
YearsTeamsGPGATPPIM
1971-1981 Boston, Philadelphia94 472269 22

NHL AWARDS AND HONORS
Conn Smythe Trophy:
1976 (Philadelphia)
All-Star Second Team: 1975-76 (Philadelphia)
All-Star Game: 1976, 1980
All-Star Game MVP: 1980
NHL Records: Most goals in a playoff game (5, tie), most goals in a playoff year (19, tie) and longest playoff goal-scoring streak (10 games) (all set in 1976)
Philadelphia Flyers Hall of Fame: Inducted 1992
Philadelphia Records: Most goals in season (61)
50-Goal Seasons: 1975-76 (61 goals), 1979-80 (50 goals)
Stanley Cup Finals (Lost): 1976, 1980 (Philadelphia)
NHL Goals Leader: 1975-76 (61 goals)
NHL Playoffs Points Leader: 1976 (24 points)
NHL Playoffs Goals Leader: 1976 (19 goals)
Philadelphia Goals Leader: 1974-75 (45), 1975-76 (61), 1978-79 (34, tie), 1979-80 (50)
Philadelphia Playoffs Points Leader: 1976 (24)
Philadelphia Playoffs Goals Leader: 1976 (19), 1979 (5)
Miscellaneous:  His combined 1975-76 total of 80 regular-season and playoff goals was a record that stood until 1981. ... Tied NHL record with five goals in playoff game against Boston on May 6, 1976. ... Played on Philadelphia team that set NHL record with 35-game unbeaten streak from Oct. 14, 1979, to Jan. 6, 1980.
NON-NHL CAREER
Post-Draft Teams: Oklahoma City (CHL); Montana (CHL)
Canada Cup: 1976 (first place)
NON-NHL AWARDS AND HONORS
WHA Draft Pick:
1972 (by Alberta)
Miscellaneous: Nicknamed "The Rifle" and "The Chief." ... Worked in automobile sales and insurance industry after hockey and eventually opened his own landscaping company. ... Part Cree Indian, he does work for First Nations of Canada and also lectures young people about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. Leach has been very candid about his own struggles with alcoholism during his playing days.
Personal: Father of former NHL player Jamie Leach.
HOW HE GOT AWAY
TRADE: Boston traded Leach, Rick Smith and Bob Stewart to California for Carol Vadnais and Don O'Donoghue on Feb. 23, 1972.

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SNAPSHOT '70
Total Selected: 115
Forwards: 66
Defense: 36
Goaltenders: 12
Position n/a: 1
Major Junior: 87
College Players: 18
Canadian: 109
Euro-Canadian: 0
USA Citizens: 6
U.S.-Born: 6
European: 0
Reached NHL: 60
Won Stanley Cup: 7
Hall of Fame: 3
All-Star Game: 11
Year-end All-Star: 4
Olympians: 2
Picks Traded: 13
 
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