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USA William Klatt

a.k.a. "Bill Klatt"
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# Player GP G A TP
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2. Patrik Karlkvist 24 14 16 30
3. Jonathan Pudas 24 8 17 25
4. Jiri Smejkal 24 9 14 23
5. Philip Holm 24 4 18 22
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
185 lbs / 84 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Contract
-
Highlights
1-time Austrian Champion 1
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1962-63 Hill-Murray School USHS-MN - - - - - - |
1963-64 Hill-Murray School USHS-MN - - - - - - |
1964-65 Hill-Murray School USHS-MN - - - - - - |
1966-67 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 28 10 13 23 12 - |
1967-68 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 31 23 20 43 14 - |
1968-69 Univ. of Minnesota “C” NCAA 30 19 22 41 24 - |
Oklahoma City Blazers CHL 4 1 1 2 0 - |
1969-70 Oklahoma City Blazers CHL 40 7 15 22 38 - |
1970-71 Oklahoma City Blazers CHL 71 34 41 75 37 - | Playoffs 5 1 0 1 4 -
1971-72 Oklahoma City Blazers CHL 66 34 41 75 26 - | Playoffs 6 5 9 14 2 -
1972-73 Minnesota Fighting Saints WHA 78 36 22 58 22 - | Playoffs 6 1 3 4 5 -
1973-74 Minnesota Fighting Saints WHA 65 14 6 20 12 - | Playoffs 11 3 2 5 18 -
1974-75 Omaha Knights CHL 60 20 25 45 24 - | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 4 -
1975-76 HC Salzburg Austria 28 30 19 49 - - |
USA WC 10 3 1 4 0 - |
1976-77 ATSE Graz Austria 32 46 23 69 74 - |
1977-78 ATSE Graz Austria 37 36 32 68 - - |
1978-79 ATSE Graz Austria 30 32 20 52 - - |
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Austria 4 127 144 94 238 1.87 74 - | 0
CHL 5 241 96 123 219 0.91 125 - | 3 15 7 10 17 1.13 10 -
NCAA 3 89 52 55 107 1.20 50 - | 0
USHS-MN 3 - - - - - - - | 0
WC 1 10 3 1 4 0.40 0 - | 0
WHA 2 143 50 28 78 0.55 34 - | 2 17 4 5 9 0.53 23 -
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Cult/Star player for ATSE Graz

William 'Bill' Klatt, born on October 16th 1947 in Minneapolis, MN, USA, started his professional career with the CHL's Oklahoma City Blazers. After scoring 189 points in 192 games, he joined the Minnesota Fighting Saints from the World Hockey Association (WHA). In the summer of 1975 he sought a change of scenery and moved overseas to Austria, where he joined HC Salzburg. One year later, he went on to Graz, where he became the Austrian league's top scorer in two consecutive seasons. Klatt was part of ATSE's championship winning team in 1978 and retired after a third year with the club in 1979. In four seasons in Austria he scored a total of 238 points (144 goals, 94 assists) in 127 games. William Klatt was also part of the United States' national team at the World Championships 1976 in Poland, a tournament the USA finished in fourth place.
William Klatt passed away December 23rd, 2011 in Afton, MN, USA due to leukemia. (by Hannes Biedermann)

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