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#17 - Bill Lesuk

William Anton Lesuk
Position: Left Wing
Born November 1, 1946 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Height: 5' 9" Weight: 187
Rights traded to Jets by Edmonton Oilers for future considerations, July, 1975.
The Jets signed winger Bill Lesuk in the summer of 1975 and he became an important member of the team over the next four seasons in which the Jets won the AVCO Cup three times. The hard worker and superb checker spent another season with the Jets after they joined the NHL and retired after the 1979-1980 to begin a long and successful scouting career. He went on to become the Director of Scouting with the Jets and later, the Chicago Blackhawks. As a player, Lesuk broke into the NHL with the Boston Bruins and he also spent time with the Philadelphia Flyers, Los Angeles Kings, and Washington Capitals before signing with the Jets.


Scoring Statistics

Regular Season
SeasonGPGAPtsPIM+/-PPSHShots
1975-19768115213692130120
1976-197778142741852320 
1977-1978809182748-40085
1978-19797917153244-1400106
1979-19804901143-150037
Totals:3675582137312 50348
Playoffs
SeasonGPGAPtsPIM+/-PPSHShots
1975-19761322481   
1976-19771821322-7   
1977-19789257129   
1978-1979101346    
Totals:507111848 000