Johnny Bucyk

Birth Name: John Paul Bucyk

Place of Birth: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Date of Birth: May 12, 1935

Ethnicity: Ukrainian

Johnny Bucyk is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He was a left winger, and played most of his career for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL). Johnny is regarded as one of the greatest hockey players. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. He was also listed on the “100 Greatest NHL Players” in 2017.

Johnny is the son of Ukrainian immigrants, Pearl and Samuel Bucyk. His nephew is professional ice hockey player Randy Bucyk.

Johnny’s maternal grandfather was named Nicholas Strutynski/Struty.

Johnny’s maternal grandmother was named Sofie/Sophia.

Source: Obituaries of Johnny’s parents –

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