| 5.08 ft 0 in (155 cm)|
September 30, 2009
| 7 May 1918
Cupar, Saskatchewan, Canada (1918-05-07) |
Brandon Wheat Kings, New York Rovers
Mitch Pechet Wikipedia
Mitch Pechet (May 7, 1918, Cupar, Saskatchewan – September 30, 2009) was a professional National Hockey League (NHL) and United States Hockey League (USHL) right winger. At the age of 18 he was drafted into the New York Rangers, playing professionally until enlisting in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1939. He played for 11 pro seasons.
United States Hockey League (USHL) Championship (1949)
“Honoured Member” of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
Pechet served his country during World War II. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), signing up in 1940. His wartime service lasted until May 8, 1945 (V.E.Day), and he left the Air Force as a Flight Sergeant.
Both of Pechet's brothers joined the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). His oldest brother was killed on his 17th operational mission in December 1944.