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Randy Velischek

Randy Velischek

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: February 10, 1962
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: MNS / 1980 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (53rd overall)
ECAC Second All-Star Team (1982) ECAC First All-Star Team (1983) ECAC Player of the Year (1983) NCAA East First All-American Team (1983) Claimed by New Jersey from Minnesota in Waiver Draft, October 7, 1985. Traded to Quebec by New Jersey to complete transaction that sent Peter Stastny to New Jersey (March 6, 1990), August 13, 1990. Released from contract with Durham (Britain) to join New Jersey Devils' Media Department, September 28, 1995.
Quote of the Day

It's pretty crazy, but believe me when I say we didn't draft these players with the mindset we had to because they had good hockey-playing dads. It just turned out that way. But we're certainly glad they're a part of our organization.

— Arizona Coyotes director of amateur scouting Tim Bernhardt regarding the coincidence that six of the organization's top prospects are sons of former NHL players