Mike Buchanan

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Mike Buchanan
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Born (1932-03-01)March 1, 1932
Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN
Died January 3, 2017(2017-01-03) (aged 84)
White Rock, BC, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Chicago Black Hawks
Playing career 1951–1954

Michael Murray Buchanan (March 1, 1932 – January 3, 2017) was a Canadian retired professional ice hockey defenceman. He played 1 game in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played for the Chicago Black Hawks.

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Before playing in the NHL, Buchanan played 49 games with the Galt Black Hawks of the Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) and 2 games with the St. Louis Flyers of the American Hockey League (AHL). Buchanan played in his first and only game in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Chicago Black Hawks during the 1951-52 season. He scored no points. Buchanan spent 2 years playing for the Fort Wayne Komets of the International Hockey League (IHL) and decided to enroll at the University of Michigan where he played for the Wolverines for two years. During his time there, he was named to the NCAA West First All-American Team.[1] He retired from playing hockey in 1954. He came out of retirement to play a season with the Wembley Lions of the British National League (BNL) before he retired again in 1958.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mike Buchanan - Notes". NHL. Retrieved 2015-3-22. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "Mike Buchanan". Legends of Hockey. Retrieved 2015-3-22. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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