Wayne Presley

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Wayne Presley
Wayne Presley 1987.JPG
Presley in 1987
Born (1965-03-23) March 23, 1965 (age 53)
Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for NHL
Chicago Blackhawks (19841991)
San Jose Sharks (1991–1992)
Buffalo Sabres (19921995)
New York Rangers (1995–1996)
Toronto Maple Leafs (1996)
Detroit Vipers (1997-1998)
National team  United States
NHL Draft 39th overall, 1983
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 1984–1998

Wayne Richard Presley (born March 23, 1965) is a retired professional ice hockey right winger who played 12 seasons in the National Hockey League from 1984–85 until 1995–96.


Presley was born in Dearborn, Michigan and raised in Taylor, Michigan.[citation needed] As a youth, he played in the 1978 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a minor ice hockey team from Detroit.[1]

Presley was drafted 39th by the Chicago Black Hawks in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft.[citation needed] His best statistical season was the 1986–87 NHL season, when he scored 32 goals and 61 points. He also scored five shorthanded goals in consecutive years, 1993–94 and 1994–95. He played 684 career NHL games, scoring 155 goals and 147 assists for 302 points.[citation needed]

Presley also represented the United States at the 1987 Canada Cup.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-14.

External links

  • Wayne Presley career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database

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