Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Tom Younghans
Tom Younghans played his collegiate hockey with the University of Minnesota from 1974 to 1976 and was signed as a free agent by the Minnesota North Stars in 1976.

Younghans has a wealth of international experience representing the United States at the World Hockey championships in 1976, 1977, and 1978. He also played for the United States in the 1981 Canada Cup tournament.

He made his NHL debut with the North Stars in 1976 and played with the team until he was traded to the New York Rangers early into the 1981 season. He completed his professional hockey career with the Springfield Indians of the AHL in 1982.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1974-75 University of Minnesota WCHA 22 13 15 28 22
1975-76 University of Minnesota WCHA 44 19 24 43 94
1975-76 United States WEC-A 10 2 2 4 8
1976-77 Minnesota North Stars NHL 78 8 6 14 35 -11 2 0 0 0 0
1976-77 United States WEC-A 10 0 4 4 8
1977-78 Minnesota North Stars NHL 72 10 8 18 100 -10
1977-78 Fort Worth Texans CHL 6 3 2 5 2
1977-78 United States WEC-A 10 2 1 3 6
1978-79 Minnesota North Stars NHL 76 8 10 18 50 -23
1979-80 Minnesota North Stars NHL 79 10 6 16 92 -3 15 2 1 3 17
1980-81 Minnesota North Stars DN-Cup 2 0 0 0 2
1980-81 Minnesota North Stars NHL 74 4 6 10 79 -8 5 0 0 0 4
1981-82 United States Can-Cup 4 0 0 0 0
1981-82 Minnesota North Stars NHL 3 1 0 1 0 +1
1981-82 Nashville South Stars CHL 5 5 3 8 2
1981-82 New York Rangers NHL 47 3 5 8 17 0 2 0 0 0 0
1981-82 Springfield Indians AHL 7 4 0 4 16
NHL Totals 429 44 41 85 373 24 2 1 3 21


Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, September 14, 1976. Traded to NY Rangers by Minnesota for cash, October 30, 1981.