Dale Hawerchuk (born April 4, 1963) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played in theNHL for 16 seasons. At a Peewee tournament in Montreal, he scored all eight goals during an 8–1 victory in the finals. The Winnipeg Jets selected Hawerchuk first overall in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft. Dale Hawerchuk immediately became Winnipeg's star attraction.
Dale Hawerchuk became the youngest NHL player in history to reach 100 points (a record since broken by Sidney Crosby in 2006), finishing with 103, and winning the Calder Memorial Trophy as the NHL's Rookie of the Year. Hawerchuk recorded 91 points in his second season, then hit the 100-plus point plateau for the next five consecutive years, including a career-high 53 goals and 130 points in 1984–85. Dale Hawerchuk was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2001. The Phoenix Coyotes (successor to the Jets) retired Hawerchuk's No. 10 during the 2006–07 NHL season.
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