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Bruce Landon

 At Least 1 NHL Game

January 29, 1970 Los Angeles Kings vs St. Louis Blues

  Bruce Landon dressed as a backup goalie with the Los Angeles Kings for a brief period when they were without regular goalie Gerry Desjardins, resting with a minor injury. Landon, a top prospect recalled from the Springfield Kings, dressed as a backup to Wayne Rutledge. 

  Landon spent most of his three years with the LA Kings playing for their Springfield AHL affiliate. He later found success and a home in the newly formed WHA with the New England Whalers. 

Career stats from
Born Oct 5 1949 -- Kingston, ONT
Height 5.09 -- Weight 180
Drafted by Los Angeles Kings- round 4 #39 overall 1969 NHL Amateur Draft

RS Scoring
RS Goalie StatsPO Scoring
1968-69Peterborough PetesOHA39018127033.22
1969-70Springfield KingsAHL451142486155033.74602
1970-71Springfield KingsAHL150273553014.32---
1971-72Springfield KingsAHL32161918118223.69---
1972-73New England WhalersWHA30181671100013.59151117880.887---
1973-74Jacksonville BaronsAHL3001407003.00---
1973-74New England WhalersWHA24024138682003.5511926100.882100
1974-75New England WhalersWHA70033919003.362301710.900---
1974-75Cape CoddersNAHL30018212103.96120---
1975-76New England WhalersWHA38102181126303.47141959680.885400
1976-77Rhode Island RedsAHL101246733104.243502450.881---
1976-77New England WhalersWHA2304111859313.178815110.896310
1977-78Springfield IndiansAHL140071958104.845423890.870---
WHA Totals12223623.46505090.888

January 29, 1970 Daily News article

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