Height 1.78 m
Weight 82 kg
|Name Mel Pearson|
Role Ice hockey player
|Born April 29, 1938
Flin Flon, MB, CAN (1938-04-29) |
Died January 9, 1999, Flin Flon, Canada
Played for New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins
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George Alexander Melvin "Mel" Pearson (April 29, 1938 – January 9, 1999) was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played 38 games in the National Hockey League for the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers. He also played 70 games in the World Hockey Association with the Minnesota Fighting Saints.
Pearson was the father of Mel and Ted Pearson, who both went on to have hockey-related careers of their own.
Mel is the current Head Coach of the Michigan Tech Huskies men's ice hockey team, and Ted was a former Calgary Flames draft pick that played over 200 games of professional hockey in the AHL, IHL, and Germany's second-tier Bundesliga.