Maxville’s John Wensink skated for the Cornwall Royals of the QMJHL for three season in the early 1970s, before going on to play professionally, primarily in the NHL with the Boston Bruins.
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Wensink, now 67, retired from pro hockey following the 1988-89 season, when he was a member of Team Netherlands.
His time in the NHL stretched over 8 years, as he suited up for 446 games. He was drafted in 1973, selected in round 7 by the St. Louis Blues, 104th overall.
In recent years, Wensink has focused on coaching, working the bench of minor hockey teams in St. Louis.