Michael David "Worm" Veisor, Sr. (born August 25, 1952, in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired Canadian ice hockey goaltender.[1]

Veisor started his National Hockey League career with the Chicago Black Hawks in 1973. He also played for the Hartford Whalers and Winnipeg Jets. He retired after the 1984 season.

He was the second Jewish goalie in NHL history.[2] He had wanted to be the first, but he was preceded by Ross Brooks.[2]

Veisor currently works at Avon Old Farms School and is the rink manager. His son, Michael David Veisor, Jr., was drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft (12th round, 263rd overall). Mike, Jr. is a former college and minor-league goaltender, but he never played in the NHL.

Awards and honors

Award Year
All-Hockey East Rookie Team 1992–93

References

  1. ^ Day by day in Jewish sports history. Retrieved February 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b The Big Book of Jewish Sports Heroes ... Retrieved February 27, 2011. 

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