Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Wayne Maxner
As a junior, Maxner led the OHA in scoring in 1962-63 while with the Niagara Falls Flyers, a feeder team for the Boston Bruins. He was called to join the parent Bruins club for the 1964-65 season. The next season, he played just eight games before finishing the season in the Western Hockey League.

Wayne Maxner played the next seven seasons with various hockey leagues but retired after the 1972-73 season to become a coach in the OHA with the Windsor Spitfires and the London Knights. Maxner got his shot as an NHL head coach with the Detroit Red Wings in 1980-81 and 1981-82.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1959-60 Barrie Colts ON-Jr.B
1959-60 Barrie Flyers OHA-Jr. 3 1 0 1 0
1960-61 Barrie Colts ON-Jr.B
1961-62 Niagara Falls Flyers OHA-Jr. 28 14 15 29 38 10 7 4 11 4
1962-63 Niagara Falls Flyers OHA-Jr. 50 32 62 94 48 7 11 3 14 6
1962-63 Niagara Falls Flyers M-Cup 16 15 20 35 4
1963-64 Minneapolis Bruins CPHL 70 27 29 56 44 5 2 1 3 0
1964-65 Boston Bruins NHL 54 7 6 13 42
1964-65 Minneapolis Bruins CPHL 16 8 11 19 20
1965-66 Boston Bruins NHL 8 1 3 4 6
1965-66 San Francisco Seals WHL 60 20 20 40 50 5 1 1 2 0
1966-67 California Seals WHL 67 25 35 60 54 6 0 2 2 0
1967-68 Hershey Bears AHL 54 13 20 33 16 2 0 0 0 2
1968-69 Hershey Bears AHL
1968-69 Halifax Jr. Canadiens MJrHL
1969-70 Long Island Ducks EHL 64 41 41 82 30
1970-71 Montreal Voyageurs AHL 4 0 0 0 0
1970-71 Long Island Ducks EHL 64 44 43 87 12
1971-72 Gander Flyers Nfld-Sr. 36 52 59 111 10 8 7 10 17 2
1972-73 HYS Intervam Holland 10 21 19 40
1972-73 Long Island Ducks EHL 35 19 39 58 2
1972-73 Springfield Kings AHL 4 0 1 1 2
1973-74 Windsor Bulldogs ON-Jr.A
NHL Totals 62 8 9 17 48


OHA-Jr. MVP (1963)
EHL North First All-Star Team (1971)
Traded to Hershey (AHL) by Boston for cash, June, 1968.
Missed entire 1968-69 due to leg injury suffered while playing fastball in June, 1968. Signed as a free agent by Long Island (EHL), November, 1970.
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