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Buadinne, Robert (1900- )
Netminder.
International Career : Played for Belgium in the 1936 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for BIHC, Brussels.
Bubar, Sylvester (- )
Club Career : Played for Moncton Hawks 1933-34.
Medals : Won the Allan Cup in 1934.
Bubnik, Vlastimil (- )
Born in Czechoslovakia.
Honours : Elected to the IIHF Hall of Fame in 1997 (player).
Bucaresti (CCA Bucaresti)
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Bucharest, Romania. 
Home ice : 
Team colours :
 
Bucaresti (CS Dinamo Bucaresti)
See CS Dinamo Bucaresti
Buchberger, Kelly (1966- )
Born in Langenburg, Saskatchewan, Canada. Right-wing.
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1993, 1994 & 1996 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for Nova Scotia Oilers & Edmonton Oilers 1986-88, Edmonton Oilers 1988-99 and Los Angeles Kings 1999- .
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1987 & 1990.
Honours : Captain of the Edmonton Oilers 1995-99.
Buchner, Daniel (1984- )
Played both forward & defence.
International Career : Played for Israel in the 2001-03 (Division II) World Championships.
Club Career :
Played for Bat Yam.
Medals : Won World Championship Division II (Group B) silver in 2001.
Won World Championship Division II (Group A) bronze in 2002. 
Buck, Bill (- )
Secretary of the Victorian Ice Hockey Association, Australia.
Buckland, Frank (- )
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1975.
Buckna, Mike (1913-1996)
Born in Trail, British Columbia, Canada. He turned down offers from the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins prior to the outbreak of the World War II, and went on to play for Trail Smoke Eaters, who captured the provincial championship in 1940 & 1941. In 1978 the Czechoslovakian Hockey Federation invited him back to Prague for a ceremony honouring him as "The Father of Czech Hockey". In 1989 he was inducted into the British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame as both an athelete and builder. The Swedish Ice Hockey Federation have presented him with a scroll inscribed "To the man who made the greatest achievement in European ice hockey".
International Career : Played for Czechoslovakia at the 1938 & 1939 World Championships. Coached Czechoslovakia at the 1938, 1939 & 1947 World Championships and the 1948 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for LTC Praha 1935-39 and Trail Smoke Eaters. Coached LTC Praha 1935-39 (assistant).
Medals : Won World Championship bronze in 1938 (player/coach).
Won European Championship silver in 1938 & 1939 (player/coach).
Won World Championship gold in 1947 (coach).
Won European Championship gold in 1947 & 1948 (coach).
Won Olympic silver in 1948 (coach).
Won World Championship silver in 1948 (coach).
Bucyk, John (1935- )
Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Left-wing.
Club Career : Played for Edmonton Oil Kings 1952-54, Edmonton Flyers 1954-55, Detroit Red Wings 1955-57 and Boston Bruins 1957-78.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1970 & 1972.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1981.
NHL All-Star First Team left-wing 1970-71.
NHL All-Star Second Team left-wing 1967-68.
His number 9 jersey has been retired by Boston Bruins.
Bud Ice Plus-Minus Award
The name given to the NHL Plus-Minus Award from 1996-97 to 1997-98 when the award was presented by Anheuser-Busch Inc. The plus/minus award was first presented in the 1982-83 season. 
Bud Light Plus-Minus Award
The name given to the NHL Plus-Minus Award from 1998-  when the award was presented by Anheuser-Busch Inc. The plus/minus award was first presented in the 1982-83 season.
Budapesti Vasutas SC
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Budapest, Hungary. Played in the Hungarian Championships from the mid 1950s until the 1979-80 season when the club stopped its ice hockey activities and most of the players moved to 
Székesfehérvári Volán SC.  Best seasons were in 1967 and 1969 when Vasutas were placed second in the league. Best players : Árpad Bánkuti, Viktor Zsitva, János Balogh, Antal Palla, Tibor Kiss.
Home ice :  
Team colours :
Budapesti Vörös Meteor
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Budapest, Hungary. Founded in 1948 as Meteor Mallerd. Best players: György Pásztór, Lajos Ticy, György Rozgonyi.  Played in the Hungarian Championship until the 1968-69 season.
Home ice : Millenáris
Team colours :
Honours : Won the Hungarian Championship in 1952, 1957, 1959 and 1963.
Budris, Colin (- )
International Career : Played for Great Britain (Junior) in 1980 & 1981.
Club Career :
Played for Whitley Bay.
Medals : Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C silver in 1981.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C bronze in 1980.
Budvytis, Aleksejus (1979- )
Netminder.
International Career : Played for Lithuania in the 1999 World Championship Pool C.
Budweiser Events Center [web site]
Loveland, Colorado, USA. The Budweiser Events Center is part of The Ranch (the Larimer County Fairgrounds and Events Complex) [web site].
Home ice for : Colorado Eagles
Capacity : 5,300
Ice pad size : 200 feet x 85 feet
Budz, Mark (1960- )
Club Career :
Honours : BIHWA All-Star right-wing 1987.
Buffalo Bisons (1928-36)
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Buffalo, New York, USA. Founded in 1928. Folded on 9th December 1936 after 11 games in the inaugural season of the International-American Hockey League. Played in the Canadian Professional Hockey League 1928-29, the International Hockey League 1929-36 and the International-American Hockey League 1936-37.
Home ice : Peace Bridge Arena (1928-36); Niagara Falls Arena (1936-37)
Team colours : orange & black 
Affiliations have included :
General manager :
Head coach : 
Honours : 
Buffalo Bisons (1940-70)
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Buffalo, New York, USA. Played in the American Hockey League 1940-70.
Home ice : Memorial Auditorium
Team colours : red & blue (1940-52); black, white & red (1953-55); yellow with the bottlecap logo (1956-58); red with white & blue accents (1959-70)
Affiliations have included :
General manager :
Head coach :
Dit Clapper 1959-60, Fred Shero 1969-70
Honours :
Won the Calder Cup in 1943, 1944, 1946, 1963 & 1970.
Buffalo Majors
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Buffalo, New York, USA. Played in the American Hockey Association 1930-32. Folded on the 30th January 1932.
Home ice :
Team colours : 

Affiliations have included :
General manager :
Head coach :
Buffalo Norsemen
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Buffalo, New York, USA. Played in the North American Hockey League 1975-76.
Home ice : Tonawanda Sports Center
Team colours : 
Affiliations have included : Buffalo Sabres 1975-76, Houston Aeros 1975-76, Toronto Toros 1975-76
General manager : Willie Marshall 1975-76
Head coach : Guy Trottier 1975-76
Buffalo Sabres [web site]
Logo © Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo, New York, USA. Joined the National Hockey League in 1970.
Home ice : Memorial Auditorium (1970-96), Marine Midland Arena/HSBC Arena (1996- )
Team colours : blue, white & gold
Affiliations have included : B C Icemen 1999-01, Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs, Buffalo Norsemen 1975-76, Charlotte Checkers 1971-77, Cincinnati Swords 1971-74, Erie Panthers 1992-94, Flint Generals 1981-85, Flint Spirits 1986-89, Hershey Bears 1974-79, Milwaukee Admirals 1977-80, Phoenix Roadrunners 1989-90, Port Huron Flags 1980-81, Rochester Americans 1980-08, Saginaw Generals 1985-86, Salt Lake Golden Eagles 1970-72, South Carolina Stingrays 1995-03
General manager : Punch Imlach 1970-78, John Anderson 1978-79, Scotty Bowman 1979-86, Scotty Bowman & Gerry Meehan 1986-87, Gerry Meehan 1987-93, John Muckler 1993-97, Darcy Regier 1997- 
Head coach : Punch Imlach 1970-71, Punch Imlach & Floyd Smith & Joe Crozier 1971-72, Joe Crozier 1972-74, Floyd Smith 1974-77, Marcel Pronovost 1977-78, Marcel Pronovost & Billy Inglis 1978-79, Scotty Bowman 1979-80, Roger Neilson 1980-81, Jim Roberts & Scotty Bowman 1981-82, Scotty Bowman 1982-85, Jim Schoenfeld & Scotty Bowman 1985-86, Scotty Bowman & Craig Ramsey & Ted Sator 1986-87, Ted Sator 1987-89, Rick Dudley 1989-91, Rick Dudley & John Muckler 1991-92, John Muckler 1992-95, Ted Nolan 1995-97, Lindy Ruff 1997- 
Team captain : Floyd Smith 1970-71, Gerry Meehan 1971-74, Gerry Meehan & Jim Schoenfeld 1974-75, Jim Schoenfeld 1975-77, Danny Gare 1977-81, Danny Gare & Gil Perreault 1981-82, Gil Perreault 1982-86, Gil Perreault & Lindy Ruff 1986-87, Lindy Ruff 1987-88, Lindy Ruff & Mike Foligno 1988-89, Mike Foligno 1989-90, Mike Foligno & Mike Ramsey 1990-91, Mike Ramsey 1991-92, Mike Ramsey & Pat LaFontaine 1992-93, Pat LaFontaine & Alexander Mogilny 1993-94, Pat LaFontaine 1994-97, Donald Audette & Michael Peca 1997-98, Michael Peca 1998-00, no captain 2000-01, Stu Barnes 2001-03, Miroslav Satan & Chris Drury & James Patrick & JP Dumont & Daniel Briere 2003-04, Daniel Briere & Chris Drury 2005-06, Daniel Briere & Chris Drury & Teppo Numminen 2006-07, Jochen Hecht 2007-
Honours : Won the Presidents' Trophy in 2006-07.
Retired jersey numbers : 2 7 11 14 16 18
Bukac, Ludek (- )
International Career : Head coach for Poland in the 1999 World Championship Pool B.
Bukna, Matej (- )
Club Career : Played for Bracknell Bees 2000- .
Bulcke, Henri Van den (- )
Born in Belgium. President of the Ligue International de Hockey sur Glace (LIHG - which became the IIHF) for two terms. The first was 1912-14, then after a stormy annual congress of the LIHG in Berlin in 1914, he was re-elected for his second term which ran 1914-20. Also president of the Royal Belgian Ice Hockey Federation 1912-20.
International Career : Won the European Championship as a player with Belgium in 1913.
Bulgaria - Men's National Team
See Bulgaria
Bulgarian Championship
First contested in 1952.
Bulldogs Liege
See Ličge Bulldogs
Buller, Hy (- )
Club Career : Played for New York Rangers.
Honours : NHL All-Star Second Team defenceman 1951-52.
Bullock, Greg (1973- )
Born in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. Centre.
Club Career : Played for San Francisco Spiders 1995-96, St John's Maple Leafs 1996-97, Grand Rapids Griffins & St John's Maple Leafs 1997-98, Augsburger Panther 1998-99, Lowell Lock Monsters & Kansas City Blades & Michigan K-Wings 1999-00 and Manchester Storm 2000-01.
Bultje, Mark (1975- )
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Forward.
Club Career : Played for London Knights (UK) 1999- .
Medals : Won the British Championship in 2000.
Bundesliga (GDR)
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Bundesliga (West Germany)
The name of the West German hockey league between 1945 and 1994 - more formally 1.Bundesliga. The top league in Germany from 1994 became the DEL and the Bundesliga became the second level of ice hockey in Germany - 2.Bundesliga. A regional league structure operates underneath that league.

i. Teams from the German Democratic Republic had their own ice hockey league and championship from 1945 to 1990. In the 1990-91 season, East-German teams Dynamo Berlin and Weisswasser played in the Bundesliga, making German ice hockey the first sports league to re-form into a unique German league after the collapse of the GDR, even before the political reunion of Germany.
ii.
Before 1981 the winners of the Bundesliga were also the winners of the German Championship. From 1981 the play-off system was introduced for the championship.
Burch, Billy (1900-1950)
Born in Yonkers, New York, USA. Played both centre & wing.
Club Career : Played for Hamilton Tigers 1922-25, New York Americans 1925-32 and Boston Bruins & Chicago Blackhawks 1932-33.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1974.
Won the Hart Trophy in 1925.
Bure, Pavel (1971- ) 
Born in Moscow, USSR. Right-wing. See "Pavel Bure : The Riddle of the Russian Rocket"
International Career :
Played for the USSR in the 1991 Junior World Championships and for Russia in the 1998 Olympics.
Club Career :
Played for CSKA Moscow 1987-91, Vancouver Canucks 1991-98, Florida Panthers 1998-01 and Florida Panthers & New York Rangers 2001- .
Honours : Won the Maurice Richard Trophy in 2000 & 2001.
NHL All-Star First Team
right-wing 1993-94.
NHL All-Star Second Team right-wing 1999-00 & 2000-01.
NHL All-Stars Roster 1993, 1994, 1997 & 1998.
NHL World All-Stars Roster 2000.
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Bure, Valeri (1974- )
Born in Moscow, USSR. Right-wing.
International Career :
Played for Russia in the 1998 Olympics.
Club Career :
Played for CSKA Moscow 1990-91, Spokane Chiefs 1991-94, Montreal Canadiens & Fredericton Canadiens 1994-95, Montreal Canadiens 1995-97, Montreal Canadiens & Calgary Flames 1997-98, Calgary Flames 1998-01, Florida Panthers 2001-02, Florida Panthers & St Louis Blues 2002-03 and Florida Panthers 2003- .
Honours : NHL World All-Stars Roster 2000.
Bureau, Roger (1909- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Belgium 1926- (including the 1936 Olympics).
Club Career : Played for CPA, Antwerp.
Burgin, Wayne (- )
Netminder.
Club Career : Played for Sobell Saints 1975-76.
Burholm, Pernilla (- )
International Career : Played for Sweden (Women) in the 1998 Olympics.
Burke, Brian (1955- )
Born in Providence, Rhode Island, USA and raised in Edina, Minnesota, USA. Forward. Following his brief playing career, he attended Harvard Law School, graduated in 1981 and then practiced law for six years in Boston. During the 2004-05 season he joined the media, as a regular on TSN (the Canadian cable sports network) and as a commentator for "Hockey Night in Canada" during the 2004 World Cup of Hockey.
Club Career (playing) : Played for Springfield Indians 1976-77 and Maine Mariners 1977-78.
Club Career (managing) : Director of Hockey Operations for Vancouver Canucks 1987-92, General Manager of Hartford Whalers 1992-93, Director of Hockey Operations for the National Hockey League 1993-98, General Manager of Vancouver Canucks 1998-04 and General Manager of Anaheim Mighty Ducks 2005- .
Medals : Won the Calder Cup 1978.
Burke, Burnie (- )
Born in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. Netminder.
International Career : Played for the USA in the 1956 World Championships.
Medals : Won World Championship silver in 1956.
Burke, Donald (1968- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Australia in the 2004 World Championship Division II.
Club Career : Played for Sydney Bears.
Medals : Won World Championship Division II (Group A) bronze in 2004.
Burke, Greg (1969- )
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for Ohio State University 1988-92, Birmingham Bulls & Nashville Knights 1992-93, Nashville Knights 1993-95, Johnstown Chiefs & Dayton Bombers 1995-96, Ratingen Lions & Kaufbeuren Eagles 1996-97, Bracknell Bees 1997-99, London Knights (UK) 1999-00 and Nottingham Panthers 2000- .
Medals : Won the British Championship in 2000.
Burke, Marty (1905-?)
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Canadiens & Pittsburgh Pirates 1927-28, Montreal Canadiens 1928-32, Montreal Canadiens & Ottawa Senators 1932-33, Montreal Canadiens 1933-34, Chicago Blackhawks 1934-37 and Chicago Blackhawks & Montreal Canadiens 1937-38.  Coached Saskatoon Quakers 1938-39.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1930 & 1931.
Burke, Sean (1967- )
Born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Netminder. New Jersey Devils 2nd pick (24th overall) in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in 1985-86. Played for Team Canada 1986-88 & 1991-92. Played for Canada in the 1987, 1989, 1991, 1997 & 2003 World Championships, the 1988 & 1992 Olympics and the 1991 Canada Cup.
Club Career : Played for Toronto Marlboros 1984-86, Team Canada 1986-87, Team Canada & New Jersey Devils 1987-88, New Jersey Devils 1988-91, Team Canada & San Diego Gulls 1991-92, Hartford Whalers 1992-97, Carolina Hurricanes & Vancouver Canucks & Philadelphia Flyers 1997-98, Florida Panthers 1998-99, Florida Panthers & Phoenix Coyotes 1999-00, Phoenix Coyotes 2000-03 and Phoenix Coyotes & Philadelphia Flyers 2003- .
Medals : Won World Championship silver in 1989.
Won Olympic silver in 1992.
Won World Championship gold in 2003.
Won Canada Cup gold in 1991.
Honours : Won World Championship Best Goalkeeper Award in 2003.
NHL All-Star Roster 1989 & 2002.
NHL North American All-Star Roster 2001.
Burleys Arena Ice Systems
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA. A family run business that designed, manufactured and installed ice and in-line arenas. The Burley family sold its interest in the company to Roustan Inc. in 2005. The company is now known as Roustan Burleys Refrigeration Systems.
Burman, Erik 'Jerka' (1897-1985)
Born in Sweden. Forward. Competed in the first Swedish international team at the 1920 Olympics in Antwerp. Also Sweden's first ever goalscorer in the 1-0 win against Belgium on 23rd April 1920.
International Career : Played for Sweden at the 1920 Olympics.  Played 37 times for Sweden between 1920 and 1934 (28 goals).
Club Career : Played for IK Göta, Berliner SC and CP Antwerp and Minneapolis Street Runners.
Medals : Won European Championship gold in 1921 & 1923.
Won the Swedish Championship in 1923, 1929 & 1930.
Burnet, Christophe (1981- )
Netminder.
International Career : Played for France in the 2005 World Championship Division I.
Club Career : Played for HC Chamonix.
Medals : Won World Championship Division I (Group B) silver in 2005.
Burnicle, John (1964- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Great Britain (Junior) in 1982.
Club Career : Played for Crowtree Chiefs 1981-82.
Medals : Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C bronze in 1982.
Burns, Charles Frederick 'Charlie' (1936- )
Born in Detroit, Michigan, USA. Centre.
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1958 World Championships.
Club Career (playing) :
Played for Whitby Dunlops 1956-58, Detroit Red Wings 1958-59, Boston Bruins 1959-60, Boston Bruins & Kingston Frontenacs 1960-61, Boston Bruins 1962-63, San Francisco Seals 1963-66, California Seals 1966-67, Oakland Seals 1967-68, Pittsburgh Penguins 1968-69, Minnesota North Stars 1969-73 and New Haven Nighthawks 1973-74.
Club Career (coaching) : Coached San Francisco Seals 1965-66, California Seals 1966-67, Minnesota North Stars 1969-70, New Haven Nighthawks 1973-74, Minnesota North Stars 1974-75 and Sioux City Musketeers 1977-78.
Club Career (managing) :
General Manager of Minnesota North Stars 1974-76 (assistant).
Medals : Won World Championship gold in 1958.
Honours : Won the World Championship Best Forward Award in 1958.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 9 10 20 21
Burns, Norm (1918-1955)
Born in Youngstown, Alberta, Canada. Centre.
Club Career : Played for Sherbrooke Saints 1938-39, Atlantic City Seagulls & Rivervale Skeeters 1939-40, Washington Eagles 1940-41, New York Rangers & New Haven Eagles 1941-42, St Paul Saints 1945-46, New Haven Ramblers & Cleveland Barons 1946-47, Minneapolis Millers 1947-48 and Springfield Indians & Washington Lions 1948-49.
Honours : Won the John Carlin Trophy 1940-41.
EAHL All-Star First Team 1941.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 15
Burns, Pat (1952- )
Born in St Henri, Quebec, Canada. Fired by Boston Bruins at the start of the 2000-01 season.
Club Career :
Coach for Montreal Canadiens 1989-92, Toronto Maple Leafs 1992-96, Boston Bruins 1997-00 and New Jersey Devils 2002- .
Honours : Won the Stanley Cup in 2003.
Won the Jack Adams Award 1989, 1993 & 1998.
Burrage, Len (1909- )
Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Defenceman.
Club Career :
Played for Moncton Hawks 1931-35, Pittsburgh Yellow Jackets 1935-36, Harringay Racers 1936-39, Washington Eagles & Streatham 1939-40, Washington Eagles 1940-42 and Philadelphia Falcons 1942-43.
Medals : Won the Allan Cup in 1933 & 1934.
Honours : Eastern Amateur Hockey League All-Star A Team 1935-36
English National League All-Star A Team 1936-37 & 1937-38.
Burrage, Randy (1966- )
Born in Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada. Left-wing. Boston Bruins 7th pick (157th overall) in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft. Missed the majority of the 1992-93 season due to a knee injury.
Club Career : Played for Peterborough Petes 1983-85, Peterborough Petes & Boston Bruins & Moncton Golden Flames 1985-86, Boston Bruins & Moncton Golden Flames 1986-87, Boston Bruins 1987-91, Washington Capitals 1991-92, Washington Capitals & Baltimore Skipjacks 1992-93, Washington Capitals 1993-94, Washington Capitals & Los Angeles Kings 1994-95, Buffalo Sabres 1995-97, Buffalo Sabres & Rochester Americans 1997-98, Las Vegas Thunder & Hannover Scorpions 1998-99.
Honours : NHL All-Star Roster 1992.
Burrows, Dave (1949- )
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1976 Canada Cup.
Club Career : Played for Pittsburgh Penguins 1971-78, Toronto Maple Leafs 1978-80 and Pittsburgh Penguins 1980-81.
Honours : NHL All-Star Roster 1974, 1976 & 1980.
Burton, James 'Jim' (1963- )
Born in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Austria in the 1992 World Championship Pool B, the 1993, 1994 & 1995 World Championships and the 1994 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Windsor Spitfires 1979-81, Windsor Spitfires & Fort Wayne Komets 1981-82, Fort Wayne Komets & Hershey Bears 1982-83, Hershey Bears 1983-84, Fort Wayne Komets 1984-86, Fort Wayne Komets & Rochester Americans 1986-87, Fort Wayne Komets 1987-88, Fort Wayne Komets & EHC Lustenau 1988-89, EHC Lustenau 1989-90, Klagenfurter AC 1990-95, Klagenfurter AC & Phoenix Roadrunners 1995-96 and Austin Ice Bats 1996-97.
Medals : Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1992.
Honours : Won the Governors Trophy/Larry D Gordon Trophy in 1982-83, 1985-86 & 1986-87.
Won the World Championship Best Defenceman Award (Pool B) in 1992.
World Championship Pool B All-Star Team 1992.
Burton, Nelson (1957- )
Born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. Left-wing.
Club Career : Played for Quebec Remparts 1975-77, Hershey Bears (8 games for Washington Capitals) 1977-79, Syracuse Firebirds & Nova Scotia Voyageurs 1979-80, Erie Blades 1980-81, Nashville South Stars 1981-82, Baltimore Skipjacks 1982-83 and Erie Golden Blades 1983-84. Assistant coach with Chesapeake Icebreakers 1997- .
Bush, Eddie (1918-1984)
Born in Collingwood, Ontario, Canada. Defenceman. Played in the American Hockey League between his two seasons with Detroit Red Wings and after World War 2.
Club Career : Played for Detroit Red Wings 1938-39 & 1941-42. Coached Kansas City Scouts 1975-76.
Bush, Walter (- )
Former owner of the Minnesota North Stars in the NHL. Member of the US Olympic Committee and the US Hockey Hall of Fame. Member of the IIHF Council since 1986. Vice-President since 1994.
Club Career : Played ice hockey at amateur level for 25 years in the United States.
Honours : Awarded the Lester Patrick Trophy.
Bushell, H (- )
International Career : Played for Great Britain 1931.
Busillo, Giuseppe 'Joe' (1970- )
Born Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Also has an Italian passport. Left-wing. In his carreer has scored more then 300 goal and 350 assists.
International Career : Played for Italy 1995-05 (including the 1998 Olympics and in the 1999 World Championships).
Club Career : Played for Oshawa Generals 1987-90, Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds 1990-91, HC Alleghe 1991-95, AS Varese 1995-96, Kölner Haie 1996-99, Eisbaren Berlin 1998-00, Schwenninger Wild Wings 2000-01, Manchester Storm 2001-02 and HC Junior Milano Vipers 2002- .
Medals : Won Italian Championship in 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04 & 2004-05. 
Won Coppa Italia in 2002 & 2004. 
Won World Championship Pool B in 2004-05.
Honours : Captain of HC Junior Milano Vipers 2005- .
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 21
Busniuk, Ron (1948- )
Born Fort William, Ontario, Canada. Right-wing.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Voyageurs 1970-71, Nova Scotia Voyageurs 1971-72, Buffalo Sabres and Cincinnati Swords 1972-74, Minnesota Fighting Saints 1974-76, New England Whalers 1976-77 and Edmonton Oilers 1977-78.
Honours : A member of the Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame.
AHL All-Star First Team 1974.
Butcher, Garth (- )
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in 1982.
Medals : Junior World Championship gold in 1982.
Butler, Mick (- )
Club Career : Played for Blackburn Hawks 1995-96.
Butler, Phil (1974- )
Club Career : Played for Solihull Barons & Nottingham Panthers 1993-94, Nottingham Panthers 1994-95 and Telford Tigers & Milton Keynes Kings 1995-96.
Butler, Stan (- )
Coach.
International Career :
Coached Canada (Junior) 2000-01.
Butler, Steve (1971- )
Netminder.
Club Career : Played for Solihull Barons & Medway Bears 1991-92, Solihull Barons 1992-93, Solihull Barons & Nottingham Panthers 1993-94, Nottingham Panthers 1994-95, Guildford Flames & Telford Tigers 1995-96.
Medals :
Won the English League Play-offs in 1992.
Butsenko, Konstyantin (1969- )
Centre.
International Career : Played for the Ukraine in the 1999 World Championships Pool A.
Butt-ending
To hit an opponent with the end of the stick furthest from the blade.
Butterfield, Jack Arlington (- )
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1980.
Button, Craig (1963- )
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Son of Jack Button. Director of Scouting for Dallas Stars 1992-98, Director of Player Personnel for Dallas Stars 1998-00, General Manager of the Calgary Flames 2000-03 and Scout for Toronto Maple Leafs 2004- .
Button, Jack (1940-1996)
Father of Tod Button & Craig Button. The Jack Button Award is made in his honour. A highly regarded scout he is credited with discovering Peter Bondra Jim Carey, Sergei Gonchar, Michal Pivonka & Brendan Witt.  Director of the NHL Central Scouting Service 1975-79. Director of Player Recruitment for Washington Capitals 1979-83, Director of Player Personnel & Recruitment for Washington Capitals 1983-92 and Director of Player Personnel for Washington Capitals 1992-96. He also served as Secretary & Treasurer of the American Hockey League.
Club Career (managing) : General Manager of Rochester Americans 1959-60, Amarillo Wranglers 1968-69, Pittsburgh Penguins 1969-73 (assistant), Pittsburgh Penguins (started the season as assistant, then became GM) 1973-74, and Pittsburgh Penguins 1974-75.
Buzás, György (1955- )
Forward. Played 126 times for his country.
International Career : Played for Hungary in nine World Championships 1974-1983. 
Club Career : Played for Újpesti Dózsa.
Medals : Won the Hungrian Championship three times.
Buzek, Petr (1977- )
Born in Jihlava, Czechoslovakia. Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Czech Republic in the 2000 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for Michigan K-Wings 1996-97, Michigan K-Wings & Dallas Stars 1997-99 and Atlanta Thrashers 1999- .
Medals : Won World Championship gold in 2000.
Honours : NHL World All-Stars Roster 2000.

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