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Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Height
Weight
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
180 lb (82 kg)
Teams Pittsburgh Penguins
Edmonton Oilers
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian & Flag of Italy Italian
Born September 6 1953 (1953-09-06) (age 56),
Nanaimo, British Columbia
NHL Draft Rnd 2, 23rd overall, 1973
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pro Career 1973 – 1980

Wayne Richard Bianchin (b. September 6, 1953 in Nanaimo, British Columbia) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey Left Winger.

Career

After scoring 60 goals in 68 games with the WCJHL's Flin Flon Bombers in 1972–73, Bianchin was selected 23rd overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins at the 1973 NHL Amateur Draft. He recorded 25 points his rookie year, but suffered a broken neck while body surfing during the offseason. He spent the next few seasons split between the AHL and NHL while recovering. The Edmonton Oilers acquired Bianchin in 1979–80 but he would serve just eleven games with them. He went on to play two seasons in Italy with Asiago HC and was a member of Italy's national team at the World Championships.

Awards & Achievements

External links

  • Wayne Bianchin's biography at Legends of Hockey
  • Wayne Bianchin's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
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