Dave Semenko

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Dave Semenko
Dave Semenko 2016.jpg
Born (1957-07-12)July 12, 1957
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Died June 29, 2017(2017-06-29) (aged 59)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Left wing
Shot Left
Played for Edmonton Oilers
Hartford Whalers
Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL Draft 25th overall, 1977
Minnesota North Stars
Playing career 1977–1988

David John Semenko (July 12, 1957June 29, 2017) was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre that played 2 seasons in the WHA and 10 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Edmonton Oilers, Hartford Whalers and Toronto Maple Leafs organizations. He won back-to-back Stanley Cups in 1984 and 1985 with the Edmonton Oilers. Fans nicknamed Semenko "Cementhead" even though his official team nickname was always "Sammy".[1]

Career statistics[change | change source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1974-75 Brandon Wheat Kings WCHL 12 2 1 3 12 4 0 0 0 0
1974-75 Brandon Travellers MJHL 42 11 17 28 55 - - - - -
1975-76 Brandon Wheat Kings WCHL 72 8 5 13 194 5 0 0 0 0
1976-77 Brandon Wheat Kings WCHL 61 27 33 60 265 16 3 4 7 61
1977-78 Brandon Wheat Kings WCHL 7 10 5 15 40 - - - - -
1977-78 Edmonton Oilers WHA 65 6 6 12 140 5 0 0 0 8
1978-79 Edmonton Oilers WHA 77 10 14 24 158 11 4 2 6 29
1979-80 Edmonton Oilers NHL 67 6 7 13 135 3 0 0 0 2
1980–81 Edmonton Oilers NHL 58 11 8 19 80 8 0 0 0 5
1980-81 Wichita Wind CHL 14 1 2 3 40 - - - - -
1981-82 Edmonton Oilers NHL 59 12 12 24 194 4 0 0 0 2
1982-83 Edmonton Oilers NHL 75 12 15 27 141 15 1 1 2 69
1983-84 Edmonton Oilers NHL 52 6 11 17 118 19 5 5 10 44
1984-85 Edmonton Oilers NHL 69 6 12 18 172 14 0 0 0 39
1985-86 Edmonton Oilers NHL 69 6 12 18 141 6 0 0 0 32
1986-87 Edmonton Oilers NHL 5 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
1986-87 Hartford Whalers NHL 51 4 8 12 87 4 0 0 0 15
1987–88 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 70 2 3 5 107 - - - - -
NHL totals 575 65 88 153 1175 73 6 6 12 208

Death[change | change source]

Semenko died on June 29, 2017, 13 days before his 60th birthday after a short battle with liver and pancreatic cancer.[2]

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