1969 NHL Amateur Draft Pick
Pittsburgh from Calgary (WCHL)
5-foot-9, 175 pounds
Signed with Calgary on Aug. 30, 1968, after Moose Jaw team returned
Canadian • Born October 17, 1949 in Williams
Lake, B.C. • Hometown: Williams Lake, B.C.
NEVER PLAYED IN NHL
After the Draft
- Selected by Alberta Oilers in 1972 WHA General
Player Draft, first draft in league history, February 1972.
Signed WHA contract with Alberta in August 1972.
Played on first Alberta/Edmonton Oilers WHA team in league's
inaugural 1972-73 season.
- Named Alberta
Oilers Rookie of Year for 1972-73.
- Missed parts
of 1973-74 and 1974-75 seasons with back injury.
Played on line with Norm Ullman and Ken Baird for Edmonton in
Edmonton in 1976 WHA All-Star Game.
- Traded by Edmonton (WHA) with Kevin Devine, Barry Wilkins, and Claude St.
Sauveur to Indianapolis in exchange for Blair MacDonald, Mike Zuke, Dave Inkpen,
the WHA rights to Paul Shmyr , and 1978 third-round pick on Sept. 9, 1977.
- Represented Indianapolis in 1978 WHA All-Star Game.
Edgar Arnold Patenaude
Also Known as: Ed Patenaude
Post-Draft Teams: Calgary (WCHL); Baltimore (AHL); Amarillo (CHL); Fort Wayne (IHL); Alberta/Edmonton, Indianapolis (WHA)
Career Beyond Hockey: Grew
up on a historic 500-acre cattle ranch in the Cariboo Country section of British
Columbia. He spent off-seasons working on the ranch, known as the 153 Mile Ranch, and
its roadside store. ... Returned home to after retirement and became active in local
Cariboo Regional District politics while continuing the family farm
tradition by running the 153 Mile Ranch and overseeing the historic 153
Mile Store, a popular stop for tourists.
Family: Older brother of former British Columbia senior league player Roger Patenaude.
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