1970 NHL Amateur Draft Pick
Montreal from Flin Flon (WCHL)
5-foot-9, 160 pounds
WCHL shutout leader, 1968-69. ... Playoffs wins (10)
& GAA (1.89) leader, 1969.
Canadian • Born
Sept. 11, 1950 in Benito, Manitoba • Hometown: Flin Flon, Man. • Died Oct. 20, 2013
NEVER PLAYED IN NHL
Won WCHL Top Goaltender Award with Flin Flon in both 1968-69 and
- Named to WCHL All-Star First Team with
Flin Flon in both 1968-69 and 1969-70.
- Led WCHL
with lowest goals-against average in both 1968-69 (2.52) and 1969-70
After the Draft
- Loaned to Kansas City (CHL, St. Louis
affiliate) by Montreal organization on Dec. 10, 1970.
Loaned to Seattle (WHL, New York affliate) by Montreal organization
in February 1971.
- Traded by Montreal to
California with Mike Hyndman for choice of cash or future considerations (Tony
Featherstone, Oct. 6, 1971) on June 9, 1971.
- Selected by Calgary Broncos in 1972
WHA General Player Draft, the first draft in WHA history, in February
- Had three assists for Columbus (IHL)
in 1972-73 season.
- Missed part of 1973-74 season with leg injury.
- Named to IHL All-Star Second Team and led IHL with four shutouts for
Columbus in 1973-74.
- Won 1974-75 CHL regular-season title
with Salt Lake.
- Won CHL Adams Cup with Salt Lake in 1975.
- Shared CHL Leading Goaltender as goalie for Salt Lake team with
league's lowest goals-against average in 1974-75.
- Named to CHL All-Star First Team with Salt Lake in 1974-75.
- Loaned by California to Tucson (CHL) in December 1975.
- WIHL All-Star First Team with Cranbrook in 1977-78.
- Played five games for 1978-79 Grand Rapids team that won IHL regular-season
- WIHL All-Star Second Team with Cranbrook in 1978-79.
Raymond William Martyniuk
Post-Draft Teams: Montreal (AHL); Kansas City (CHL); Seattle (WHL); Oklahoma City (CHL); Baltimore (AHL); Columbus (IHL); Springfield (AHL); Salt Lake (WHL/CHL); Tucson (CHL); Cranbrook (WIHL); Grand Rapids (IHL)
Career Beyond Hockey: Remained
in Cranbrook, British Columbia, where he had played at the end of his
career, and worked as a technician for
Coca-Cola, servicing local restaurants and dining facilities, for more
than 20 years after his retirement. During this time he was active in
charitable causes. In 1987 he and his wife helped organize the annual charity "Lefty
Righty" golf tournament at the Cranbrook Golf Club. From the time of its
inception to the final event in 2011, the tournament raised more than
$600,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society, the Children's Wish
Foundation, and other causes. ... An avid world traveler, he moved to the country of Panama
after his retirement from Coca-Cola and lived in the city of Boquete,
Panama, until his death there in the fall of 2013.
Family: Second-cousin of former major-junior goaltender Brett Martyniuk.
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