Former NHL center whose career spanned 16 seasons from 1981 to 1997. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2001.
He was drafted 1st overall by the Winnipeg Jets in 1981.
He played in 5 NHL All-Star games during his career.
He was the son of Orest Hawerchuk and Eleanor Mitchell.
He was involved in a blockbuster trade in 1990 that sent Keith Tkachuk to the Winnipeg Jets.