Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Al McLeod
Al McLeod was born June 17, 1949 in Medicine Hat, Alberta. A graduate of the AJHL's Calgary Buffaloes, McLeod enrolled at Michigan Tech University in the fall of 1967 and went to play three seasons (1968-1971) with the Huskies.

Following his Senior year at Michigan Tech, McLeod signed as a free agent with the Detroit Red Wings in the fall of 1971. In his first year as a professional, the Medicine Hat native split his time with the CHL's Fort Worth Wings and the IHL's Port Huron Wings. In 1972-73, McLeod was a member of the AHL's Virginia Wings, and went to play parts of two seasons in Virginia while seeing his only NHL action with Detroit during the 1973-74 season. In 26 games with Detroit, McLeod registered four points (2-2-4) with 24 PIM.

After three years in the Detroit system, McLeod signed as a free agent with the WHA's Phoenix Roadrunners in the summer of 1974. He went on to play parts of three seasons in Phoenix before he was traded to the Houston Aeros early into the 1976-77 WHA season. McLeod retired from the game of hockey following the 1978-79 WHA season, as a member of the Indianapolis Ice where he was a teammate of Wayne Gretzky.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1966-67 Calgary Buffaloes AJHL
1967-68 Michigan Tech Huskies WCHA
1968-69 Michigan Tech Huskies WCHA 23 2 3 5 10
1969-70 Michigan Tech Huskies WCHA 34 14 17 31 32
1970-71 Michigan Tech Huskies WCHA 32 13 26 39 14
1971-72 Fort Worth Wings CHL 22 1 6 7 4
1971-72 Port Huron Wings IHL 35 1 12 13 15 15 0 3 3 13
1972-73 Virginia Wings AHL 76 4 15 19 105 13 0 1 1 22
1973-74 Detroit Red Wings NHL 26 2 2 4 24 -7
1973-74 Virginia Wings AHL 54 1 13 14 52
1974-75 Phoenix Roadrunners WHA 77 3 16 19 98 5 0 4 4 4
1975-76 Phoenix Roadrunners WHA 80 2 18 20 82 5 0 2 2 4
1976-77 Phoenix Roadrunners WHA 29 1 5 6 35
1976-77 Houston Aeros WHA 51 7 21 28 20 10 1 3 4 9
1977-78 Houston Aeros WHA 80 2 22 24 54 6 1 0 1 2
1978-79 Indianapolis Racers WHA 25 0 11 11 22
NHL Totals 26 2 2 4 24


Signed as a free agent by Detroit (Fort Worth-CHL), October 1, 1971. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix (WHA), August, 1974. Traded to Houston (WHA) by Phoenix (WHA) with John Gray and Neil Lyseng for Andre Hinse and Frank Hughes, December, 1976. Traded to Winnipeg (WHA) by Houston (WHA) for cash, July 6, 1978. Traded to Indianapolis (WHA) by Winnipeg (WHA) for cash, July 15, 1978.
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