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Position Defenceman
Shot Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
220 lb (100 kg)
Teams Philadelphia Flyers
Colorado Rockies
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born November 5 1956 (1956-11-05) (age 53),
Windsor, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 17th overall, 1976
Philadelphia Flyers
Pro Career 1976 – 1981

Mark Joseph Suzor (born November 5, 1956 in Windsor, Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player.

Playing career

Suzor spent his junior days with the Kingston Canadians of the OHA from 1973–1976, getting 119 points (36 goals-83 assists) in 186 games. Suzor also earned 16 points (3G-13A) in 15 playoff games. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL with the 17th overall pick in the 1976 NHL Entry Draft, and was also drafted by the San Diego Mariners of the WHA in the 1976 WHA Entry Draft as the 25th overall pick. Suzor signed with Philadelphia and continued to work towards the NHL.

He spent most of the 1976–77 season with the Springfield Indians of the AHL, getting 49 points (24G-25A) in 74 games, and he spent some time with the Flyers, earning an assist in 4 games. After the season, he was dealt to the Colorado Rockies for Barry Dean, and spent the 1977–78 season with the club, getting 19 points (4G-15A) in 60 games. Suzor was then traded again, as the Rockies sent him to the Boston Bruins for Clayton Pachal.

Suzor bounced around 4 teams in the 1978–79 season, playing with the Saginaw Gears of the IHL, getting 24 points (12G-12A) in 29 games, the Grand Rapids Owls of the IHL, getting 2 assists in 2 games, the Muskegon Mohawks of the IHL, getting 6 points (1G-5A) in 16 games, and finally with the Rochester Americans of the AHL, earning 10 points (4G-6A) in 24 games. He played the 1979–80 season with the Grand Rapids Owls, having the most productive season of his pro career, getting 53 points (20G-33A) in 58 games, and played 7 games with the Binghamton Dusters of the AHL, earning an assist.

Mark finished his pro career in 1980–81, playing in 8 games with the Toledo Goaldiggers, getting 3 points (1G-2A) before retiring from his playing career.

Career statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1973–74 Kingston Canadians OHA 68 6 9 15 13 -- -- -- -- --
1974–75 Kingston Canadians OMJHL 70 14 44 58 104 8 1 8 9 42
1975–76 Kingston Canadians OMJHL 48 16 30 46 108 7 2 5 7 18
1976–77 Springfield Indians AHL 74 24 25 49 108 -- -- -- -- --
1976–77 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 4 0 1 1 4 -- -- -- -- --
1977–78 Colorado Rockies NHL 60 4 15 19 56 -- -- -- -- --
1978–79 Rochester Americans AHL 24 4 6 10 16 -- -- -- -- --
1978–79 Saginaw Gears IHL 29 12 12 24 43 -- -- -- -- --
1978–79 Grand Rapids Owls IHL 2 0 2 2 0 -- -- -- -- --
1978–79 Muskegon Mohawks IHL 16 1 5 6 6 -- -- -- -- --
1979–80 Binghamton Dusters AHL 7 0 1 1 2 -- -- -- -- --
1979–80 Grand Rapids Owls IHL 58 20 33 53 109 -- -- -- -- --
1980–81 Toledo Goaldiggers IHL 8 1 2 3 0 -- -- -- -- --
OHA/OMJHL totals 186 36 83 119 225 15 3 13 16 60
IHL totals 113 34 54 88 51 -- -- -- -- --
AHL totals 105 28 32 60 124 -- -- -- -- --
NHL totals 64 4 16 20 60 -- -- -- -- --

External links

  • Mark Suzor's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
  • Mark Suzor's biography at Legends of Hockey
Preceded by
Mel Bridgman
Philadelphia Flyers' first round draft pick
1976
Succeeded by
Kevin McCarthy
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