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Vic Mercredi

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Height  1.80 m
Position  Winger, Centerman
Role  Ice hockey player
Career end  1989
Name  Vic Mercredi
Career start  1973
Playing career  1973–1989
Weight  84 kg


Born  March 31, 1953 (age 62) Yellowknife, NT, CAN (1953-03-31)
NHL Draft  16th overall, 1973 Atlanta Flames
WHA Draft  35th overall, 1973 Houston Aeros
Played for  National Hockey League, Atlanta Flames, World Hockey Association, Calgary Cowboys

Victor Dennis Mercredi (born March 31, 1953 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories) is a half Chipewyan native Canadian that formerly played professional ice hockey as a left winger.

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Hockey Career and Accomplishments

Vic Mercredi's hockey career spanned a decade, from 1969 to 1980. He played for the Penticton Broncos in the BCJHL from 1969–71 and the New Westminister Bruins in the WCHL from 1971-73. Mercredi was drafted 16th overall in the first round of the 1973 NHL Amateur Draft by the Atlanta Flames, and 35th overall in the 1973 WHA Amateur Draft by the Houston Aeros. He played 2 games for the Atlanta Flames in the 1974–75 season, and three games for the Calgary Cowboys during the 1975-76 WHA season. He also played for a time in Stockholm, Sweden, on the now defunct Hammarby IF Hockey team. Mercredi was the 1970-71 BCJHL MVP and voted on the BCJHL all-star first team. He was also inducted into the Northwest Territories Sport Hall of Fame in 2013 for being the first hockey player born in the Northwest Territories to play in the National Hockey League.

Political Involvement

Mercredi ran for public office to the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories in the 2011 Northwest Territories general election in the electoral district of Kam Lake. He finished third out of four candidates, while incumbent Dave Ramsay was re-elected.

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Vic Mercredi Wikipedia


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