Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Wally Weir
Wally Weir's professional hockey career began in 1976 as a member of the WHA's Quebec Nordiques. Weir, known for his rugged play, provided excellent defensive coverage in the Nordiques' zone. In 1979-80, he and the Nordiques were one of four WHA clubs that were absorbed into the NHL following the demise of the WHA. Weir played another five seasons with the Nords in the NHL before moving on to the Hartford Whalers in the 1984-85 season. Later that year he was dealt to the Pittsburgh Penguins where he appeared in 14 games.

Weir's best NHL offensive season came in 1982-83 when he had 16 points on five goals and eleven assists in 58 games.

Weir's final NHL totals included 320 games played, 21 goals, 45 assists, and 66 points. In the WHA, Weir suited up for 150 contests, scoring five goals and 24 assists for 29 points.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1973-74 Longueuil Rebels QJHL-B
1974-75
1975-76 Flint Generals IHL 7 0 0 0 4
1975-76 Beauce Jaros NAPro 56 6 20 26 180 14 5 4 9 54
1976-77 Quebec Nordiques WHA 69 3 17 20 197 17 1 5 6 13
1977-78 Quebec Nordiques WHA 13 0 0 0 47 11 1 2 3 50
1978-79 Quebec Nordiques WHA 68 2 7 9 166 4 0 1 1 4
1979-80 Quebec Nordiques NHL 73 3 12 15 133 -18
1980-81 Quebec Nordiques NHL 54 6 8 14 77 0 3 0 0 0 15
1980-81 Rochester Americans AHL 7 1 1 2 79
1981-82 Quebec Nordiques NHL 62 3 5 8 173 -16 15 0 0 0 45
1982-83 Quebec Nordiques NHL 58 5 11 16 135 +11 4 0 1 1 19
1983-84 Quebec Nordiques NHL 25 2 3 5 17 +5 1 0 0 0 17
1983-84 Fredericton Express AHL 44 6 17 23 45 7 2 2 4 14
1984-85 Hartford Whalers NHL 34 2 3 5 56 -7
1984-85 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 14 0 3 3 34 +1
1985-86 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 67 5 12 17 300
NHL Totals 320 21 45 66 625 23 0 1 1 96


Signed as a free agent by Quebec (WHA), September, 1976.
Missed majority of 1977-78 due to elbow injury in training camp, October, 1977. Claimed by Hartford from Quebec in Waiver Draft, October 9, 1984. Claimed on waivers by Pittsburgh from Hartford, March 1, 1985.
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