48. Ric Seiling

Ric Seiling was chosen number 14 overall in the 1977 Draft, and the versatile forward found a home in the NHL immediately with the Buffalo Sabres.

Seiling played mostly at Right Wing but was also used at Center during his run with the Sabres.  In the high-scoring 80s, Seiling’s offensive output was not as impressive as it would be today, but his 376 Points in 664 Games is nothing to scoff at.  Seiling was also a food defensive forward, and he received votes for the Selke Trophy in its first five years of existence.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Right Wing, Center
  • Acquired: Selected in the 1st Round, 14th Overall in the NHL Draft 6/14/77.
  • Departed: Traded to the Detroit Red Wings for Unknown Compensation 10/7/86.
  • Games Played: 664
  • Notable Statistics:

    176 Goals
    200 Assists 
    376 Points 
    524 PIM 
    .57 PPG 
    +116 Plus/Minus 
    26.3 Point Shares 
    28 Points in 55 Playoff Games

  • Major Accolades and Awards: None.

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