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Danny Gruen

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-11 ▪ Weight: 190 lbs.

Born: June 26, 1952 in Thunder Bay, Ontario
Draft: Detroit, 4th round (58th overall), 1972 NHL Amateur

NHL/WHA Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1972-73 20 DET NHL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00
1973-74 21 DET NHL 18 1 3 4 1 0 7 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 18 5.6 0 0:00
1974-75 22 TOT WHA 66 19 28 47 18 -12 94 13 6 0 0 0 0 0 156 12.2 0 0:00
1974-75 22 MIB WHA 34 10 16 26 10 -12 73 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 92 10.9 0 0:00
1974-75 22 WNJ WHA 32 9 12 21 8 0 21 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 64 14.1 0 0:00
1975-76 23 CLC WHA 80 26 24 50 21 9 72 21 5 0 4 0 0 0 173 15.0 0 0:00
1976-77 24 CLR NHL 29 8 10 18 7 -6 12 6 2 0 1 9 1 0 60 13.3 0 0:00
1976-77 24 TOT WHA 35 11 9 20 8 9 19 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 85 12.9 0 0:00
1976-77 24 MNF WHA 34 10 9 19 8 7 19 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 82 12.2 0 0:00
1976-77 24 CGC WHA 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0:00
2 yrs DET NHL 20 1 3 4 1 0 7 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 19 5.3 0
1 yr CLR NHL 29 8 10 18 7 -6 12 6 2 0 1 9 1 0 60 13.3 0
1 yr CLC WHA 80 26 24 50 21 9 72 21 5 0 4 0 0 0 173 15.0 0
1 yr WNJ WHA 32 9 12 21 8 0 21 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 64 14.1 0
1 yr CGC WHA 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0
1 yr MNF WHA 34 10 9 19 8 7 19 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 82 12.2 0
1 yr MIB WHA 34 10 16 26 10 -12 73 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 92 10.9 0
Career NHL 49 9 13 22 9 -6 19 7 2 0 1 12 1 0 79 11.4 0
Career WHA 181 56 61 117 48 6 185 43 13 0 4 0 0 0 414 13.5 0

NHL/WHA Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1972-73 20 DET NHL 2 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
1973-74 21 DET NHL 18 0.06 0.17 0.22 0.08 0.39 1.00 1 3 4 1 9 0 9 0 0 -0.3 0.3 0.0
1974-75 22 TOT WHA 66 0.29 0.42 0.71 0.27 1.42 2.36 0 0 0 0 -12
1974-75 22 MIB WHA 34 0.29 0.47 0.76 0.29 2.15 2.71 0 0 0 0 -12
1974-75 22 WNJ WHA 32 0.28 0.38 0.66 0.26 0.66 2.00 0 0 0 0 0
1975-76 23 CLC WHA 80 0.33 0.30 0.63 0.27 0.90 2.16 0 0 0 0 9
1976-77 24 CLR NHL 29 0.28 0.34 0.62 0.25 0.41 2.07 7 9 16 6 28 6 31 3 -6 1.0 0.3 1.3
1976-77 24 TOT WHA 35 0.31 0.26 0.57 0.24 0.54 2.43 0 0 0 0 9
1976-77 24 MNF WHA 34 0.29 0.26 0.56 0.23 0.56 2.41 0 0 0 0 7
1976-77 24 CGC WHA 1 1.00 0.00 1.00 0.55 0.00 3.00 0 0 0 0 2
2 yrs DET NHL 20 0.05 0.15 0.20 0.07 0.35 0.95 1 3 4 1 9 0 9 0 0 -0.4 0.3 -0.1
1 yr CLR NHL 29 0.28 0.34 0.62 0.25 0.41 2.07 7 9 16 6 28 6 31 3 -6 1.0 0.3 1.3
1 yr CLC WHA 80 0.33 0.30 0.63 0.27 0.90 2.16 0 0 0 0 9
1 yr WNJ WHA 32 0.28 0.38 0.66 0.26 0.66 2.00 0 0 0 0 0
1 yr CGC WHA 1 1.00 0.00 1.00 0.55 0.00 3.00 0 0 0 0 2
1 yr MNF WHA 34 0.29 0.26 0.56 0.23 0.56 2.41 0 0 0 0 7
1 yr MIB WHA 34 0.29 0.47 0.76 0.29 2.15 2.71 0 0 0 0 -12
Career NHL 49 0.18 0.27 0.45 0.18 0.39 1.61 8 12 20 8 37 6 40 3 -6 0.6 0.6 1.2
Career WHA 181 0.31 0.34 0.65 0.26 1.02 2.29 0 0 0 0 6

NHL/WHA Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1975-76 23 CLC WHA 3 2 0 2 -1 0 0
Career WHA 3 2 0 2 -1 0 0

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1968-69 16 Fort William Canadiens TBJHL 24 7 5 12 0 30 7 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1969-70 17 Fort William Canadiens TBJHL 23 11 16 27 0 66 11 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1971-72 19 Thunder Bay Vulcans TBJHL 36 30 60 90 0 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1972-73 20 Fort Worth Wings CHL 68 35 45 80 0 194 35 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1972-73 20 Virginia Wings AHL 3 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1973-74 21 Virginia Wings AHL 57 25 27 52 0 64 25 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1977-78 25 Kansas City Red Wings CHL 30 15 20 35 0 40 15 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1978-79 26 Kansas City Red Wings CHL 65 19 27 46 0 82 19 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1979-80 27 Hampton Aces EHL 32 12 9 21 0 20 12 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1979-80 27 2 Teams IHL 31 4 25 29 0 38 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1979-80 27 Dayton Gems IHL 7 0 3 3 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1979-80 27 Muskegon Mohawks IHL 24 4 22 26 0 16 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1982-83 30 Thunder Bay Twins CASH 36 17 48 65 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons AHL 60 26 28 54 0 64 26 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season CASH 36 17 48 65 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons CHL 163 69 92 161 0 316 69 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season EHL 32 12 9 21 0 20 12 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season IHL 31 4 25 29 0 38 4 0 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons TBJHL 83 48 81 129 0 96 48 0 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1972-73 20 Fort Worth Wings CHL 4 4 1 5 9
1978-79 26 Kansas City Red Wings CHL 4 0 3 3 0
Career 2 Seasons CHL 8 4 4 8 9

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 3 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3
Danny Gruen 1.3 0.0 -0.1
Paul Evans 95.5 1.2 0.0 0.0
Paul Healey 93.8 1.2 -0.1 -0.1
Jiri Bicek 87.4 1.2 0.1 -0.1
Greg Mauldin 87.4 1.3 -0.1 -0.2
Terry Martin 87.4 1.2 0.0 0.0
Doug Gibson 87.3 1.3 0.1 -0.1
Scott Nichol 86.8 1.1 -0.1 -0.1
Eric Nickulas 86.5 1.3 0.0 -0.2
Jozef Stumpel 85.6 1.3 0.1 0.0
Les Douglas 84.3 0.9 0.0 -0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4
Danny Gruen 1.3 0.0 -0.1
Paul Evans 95.5 1.2 0.0 0.0
Greg Mauldin 87.4 1.3 -0.1 -0.2
Doug Gibson 87.3 1.3 0.1 -0.1
Jiri Bicek 82.2 1.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.1
Steve Cardwell 79.4 1.2 -0.1 -0.2
Earl Anderson 74.7 1.4 0.1 -0.1
Frank Banham 73.9 1.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Spencer Machacek 73.0 1.4 0.0 -0.2
Kraig Nienhuis 72.9 1.1 0.2 -0.1
Daniel Shank 72.1 1.1 -0.1 -0.1

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

June, 1973: Selected by Edmonton (WHA) in 1973 WHA Professional Player Draft, June, 1973.

May, 1974: Claimed by Phoenix (WHA) from Edmonton (WHA) in 1974 WHA Expansion Draft, May, 1974.

May, 1974: Rights traded to Michigan (WHA) by Phoenix (WHA) for Jim Niekamp, May, 1974.

February, 1975: Loaned to Winnipeg (WHA) by Michigan-Baltimore (WHA) for future considerations, February, 1975.

June 19, 1975: Selected by Cleveland (WHA) from Michigan-Baltimore (WHA) in WHA Dispersal Draft, June 19, 1975.

July, 1976: Transferred to Minnesota (WHA) after Cleveland (WHA) franchise relocated, July 1976.

January, 1977: Traded to Calgary (WHA) by Minnesota (WHA) with Butch Deadmarsh and John Arbour for cash, January 1977.

February 11, 1977: Rights traded to Colorado by Detroit for cash, February 11, 1977.

August 17, 1977: Signed as a free agent by Detroit, August 17, 1977.

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