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Steve Carlson
position: Center
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 180
Drafted: Detroit
Round: 8th
Draft Year: 1975
Overall: 131st
Born: 08/26/1955
Birthplace: Virginia, MN, USA
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Career Notes
Brother of Jack USHL First All-Star Team (1974) Selected by Minnesota (WHA) in 1974 WHA Amateur Draft, June, 1974. Signed as a free agent by New England (WHA) after Minnesota (WHA) franchise folded, May, 1976. Claimed by Florida-Minnesota (WHA) from New England (WHA) in 1976 WHA Intra-League Draft, June, 1976. Traded to Edmonton (WHA) by Minnesota (WHA) with Mike Antonovich, Bill Butters, Dave Keon, Jack Carlson, Jean-Louis Levasseur and John McKenzie fror cash, January, 1977. Traded to New England (WHA) by Edmonton (WHA) with Dave Keon, Jack Carlson, Dave Dryden and John McKenzie for future considerations (Dave Debol, June, 1977), Dan Arndt and cash, January, 1977. Claimed on waivers by Edmonton (WHA) from New England (WHA), May, 1978. NHL rights traded to Los Angeles by Detroit for Steve Short, December 6, 1978. Reclaimed by Los Angeles from Edmonton prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, August 9, 1982. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, August 15, 1983.