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|1975 NHL DRAFT PICK|
Selected in sixth round
103 overall by Pittsburgh Penguins
Height: 5-8 Weight: 165
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Birthplace: Edmonton, Alberta (Canada)
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
Miscellaneous: Was widely considered fastest skater in WCHL.
|Never played in NHL.|
|Post-Draft Teams: Edmonton (WHA); Spokane (WIHL);
Springfield (AHL); Spokane (PHL)|
AWARDS AND HONORS
WHA Draft Pick: 1975 (by Edmonton, No. 21 overall in Round 2)
1975-76: Played two regular-season games for Spokane team that went on
to win Allan Cup, but was not with team during postseason.
Miscellaneous: Missed most of 1976-77 season with fractured skull. He
suffered the injury during Edmonton's Oct. 19, 1976, game vs. Phoenix in a
collision with Phoenix center Seppo Repo. He was knocked unconscious and
swallowed his tongue on the play. Edmonton and Phoenix trainers managed to
save his life, but he was hospitalized for several days after the incident.
Ironically, it was one of the first times Morris had ever taken the ice
without a helmet. He returned late in the season to play for Springfield (AHL).
... Was playing for Spokane when PHL folded after 1978-79 regular season.
Personal: Also known as Pete Morris during his playing days. ... Son of
former Canadian Football League player Frank Morris.
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