Hockey — Dennis Maruk
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BIOGRAPHY Dennis John Maruk (born November 17, 1955) is a retired Ukrainian-Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1975 to 1989, scoring a career high 60 goals for the Washington Capitals in 1981–82. CareerMaruk played junior "A" hockey in the Ontario Hockey League for the London Knights before he was drafted in 1975 by the California Golden Seals. While with the Seals, he became the first NHL rookie to score five shorthanded goals in a season. Maruk followed the franchise when it relocated to Cleveland to become the Cleveland Barons a year later.Maruk's...
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