Larry Giroux

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Larry Giroux
Born (1951-08-28) August 28, 1951 (age 66)
Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for St. Louis Blues
Detroit Red Wings
Kansas City Scouts
Hartford Whalers
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1971–1980

Lawrence Douglas Giroux (born August 28, 1951) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey defenceman.

Born in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Giroux started his National Hockey League career with the St. Louis Blues in 1974. He also played for the Kansas City Scouts, Detroit Red Wings, and Hartford Whalers. He retired after the 1980 season. He was known as "the buffalo" for his 1970s-styled hair and side burns. Commonly referred to as "Buff".

Career statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1967–68 Weyburn Red Wings WCHL 2 0 0 0 0
1969–70 Weyburn Red Wings SJHL 36 14 33 47 96 22 5 16 21 31
1970–71 Swift Current Broncos WCHL 62 14 28 42 173
1971–72 Des Moines Oak Leafs IHL 5 0 1 1 6
1972–73 Denver Spurs WHL 2 0 1 1 2
1972–73 Fort Worth Wings CHL 72 5 42 47 130 4 0 0 0 24
1973–74 St. Louis Blues NHL 74 5 17 22 59
1974–75 Kansas City Scouts NHL 21 0 6 6 24
1974–75 Denver Spurs CHL 10 1 6 7 37
1974–75 Detroit Red Wings NHL 39 2 20 22 60
1974–75 Virginia Wings AHL 14 3 10 13 31
1975–76 Detroit Red Wings NHL 10 1 1 2 25
1975–76 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 67 1 24 25 121 3 0 0 0 6
1976–77 Detroit Red Wings NHL 2 0 0 0 2
1976–77 Kansas City Blues AHL 75 11 34 45 194 10 0 8 8 25
1977–78 Detroit Red Wings NHL 5 0 3 3 4 2 0 0 0 2
1977–78 Kansas City Red Wings AHL 73 11 49 60 256
1978–79 St. Louis Blues NHL 73 5 22 27 111
1979–80 St. Louis Blues NHL 3 0 0 0 4
1979–80 Salt Lake Golden Eagles CHL 5 0 1 1 2
1979–80 Hartford Whalers NHL 47 2 5 7 44 3 0 0 0 2
1979–80 Springfield Indians AHL 5 0 1 1 14
NHL totals 274 15 74 89 333 5 0 0 0 4

External links

  • Biographical information and career statistics from Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database


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