Mike Buchanan, Canadian ice hockey player, Died at 84


Michael Murray Buchanan was born on March 1, 1932, and died on January 3, 2017.

He was a Canadian ice hockey defence player.

He played one game in the National Hockey League for the Chicago Black Hawks during the 1951–52 NHL season, having also played two games in the American Hockey League for the St. Louis Flyers.

Mike Buchanan played two seasons for the Fort Wayne Komets of the International Hockey League before opting to enroll at the University of Michigan and played for their Wolverines for the next two years.

Buchanan was selected for the NCAA West First All-American Team in 1955.

Mike Buchanan returned to hockey in 1957 for a season in England with the Wembley Lions before retiring for good in 1958.

Mike Buchanan passed away at 84 years old.