Jack Carlson

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Jack Carlson
Born(1954-08-23) August 23, 1954 (age 59)
Virginia, MN, USA
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
PositionForward
Played forWHA
Minnesota Fighting Saints
Edmonton Oilers
New England Whalers
NHL
Minnesota North Stars
St. Louis Blues
NHL Draft117th overall, 1974
Detroit Red Wings
WHA Draft103rd overall, 1974
Minnesota Fighting Saints
Playing career1974–1987
 
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Jack Carlson
Born(1954-08-23) August 23, 1954 (age 59)
Virginia, MN, USA
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
PositionForward
Played forWHA
Minnesota Fighting Saints
Edmonton Oilers
New England Whalers
NHL
Minnesota North Stars
St. Louis Blues
NHL Draft117th overall, 1974
Detroit Red Wings
WHA Draft103rd overall, 1974
Minnesota Fighting Saints
Playing career1974–1987

Jack Carlson (born August 23, 1954 in Virginia, Minnesota) is a retired American ice hockey forward.

Carlson played in the World Hockey Association with the Minnesota Fighting Saints, Edmonton Oilers and New England Whalers, and in the National Hockey League for the Minnesota North Stars and St. Louis Blues. He was a fan favorite with his hard-hitting style, piling up 1111 penalty minutes in 508 professional games.

Carlson's brothers Steve and Jeff are also former professional hockey players, and famous for roles in the movie Slap Shot as two of the Hanson Brothers. Jack was originally supposed to play the third brother; however, he was called up by the Edmonton Oilers just prior to shooting and was replaced by Dave Hanson.[1]

Jack is a currently an acting referee and linesman for the Twin Cities AHA Hockey League.

Playoffs[edit]

  
SeasonTeamLeagueGPGoalsAssistsPointsPIM
1974–75Minnesota Fighting SaintsWHA1012341
1975–76Edmonton OilersWHA40004
1976–77New England WhalersWHA51129
1977–78New England WhalersWHA911214
1980–81Minnesota North StarsNHL1512350
1981–82Minnesota North StarsNHL100015
1982–83St. Louis BluesNHL40005
1983–84St. Louis BluesNHL50002
Major LeaguesWHA career totals (4 playoffs)2834768
NHL career totals (4 playoffs)2512372

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Transactions[edit]

Hockey cards[edit]

YearCardSet name
2002–0387Fleer Throwbacks

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