Episode 29 of the Pro Hockey Alumni Podcast Features Don Luce, a Buffalo Sabres Hall of Famer, who was one of the NHL’s premier two-way players in the 1970s.
Luce teamed with wingers Craig Ramsay and Danny Gare to form one of hockey’s most potent lines. In all, Luce played 894 career NHL games, scoring 225 goals and 329 assists for 554 points. His best statistical season was the 1974–75 season with the Buffalo Sabres, when he set career highs in goals (33), points (76), shorthanded goals (8), and plus minus with a +61 rating.
Don won the Masterton Trophy in 1975 and was and NHL All Star the same year. He is a member of the Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame.
Post-career Luce enjoyed great success in player development with the Sabres and Flyers.
In this interview, Don tells hilarious stories about his days with the Rangers, Red Wings and Sabres and also discusses the heartbreaking trade from Buffalo to LA and the tough adjustment he had in the early days of retirement.
Don also discusses his exciting new business, which helps athletes of all ages maximize their mental preparation for competition.
Host: Mark Willand
Pro Hockey Alumni
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