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@ Dan Hickling

Canada Willie O'Ree
#20 San Diego Hawks / PHL - 78/79
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Database: 878 716 players
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Nick Dineen 5 2 8 10
2. Spencer Humphries 5 6 3 9
3. Mathis Olimb 5 3 6 9
4. Emil Lundberg 5 4 4 8
5. Tyler Coulter 5 4 4 8
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
85
Height
5'10" / 178 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
181 lbs / 82 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
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Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time NHL Contribution to U.S. Hockey (Lester Patrick Trophy) 1
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1952-53 Fredericton Capitals NBSHL 2 2 0 2 0 |
1953-54 Fredericton Capitals NBSHL 23 7 11 18 15 | Playoffs 18 8 5 13 6
1954-55 Québec Frontenacs QJHL-old 43 27 17 44 41 | Playoffs 9 4 3 7 8
1955-56 Kitchener Canucks OHA-Jr. 41 30 28 58 38 | Playoffs 8 4 3 7 6
1956-57 Québec Aces QHL 68 22 12 34 80 | Playoffs 10 3 3 6 10
1957-58 Boston Bruins NHL 2 0 0 0 0 |
Springfield Indians AHL 6 0 0 0 0 |
Québec Aces QHL 57 13 19 32 43 | Playoffs 9 4 2 6 8
1958-59 Québec Aces QHL 56 9 21 30 74 |
1959-60 Kingston Frontenacs EPHL 50 21 25 46 41 |
1960-61 Boston Bruins NHL 43 4 10 14 26 |
Hull-Ottawa Canadiens EPHL 16 10 9 19 21 |
1961-62 Hull-Ottawa Canadiens EPHL 12 1 2 3 18 |
Los Angeles Blades WHL-Sr. 54 28 26 54 57 |
1962-63 Los Angeles Blades WHL-Sr. 64 25 26 51 41 | Playoffs 3 2 3 5 2
1963-64 Los Angeles Blades WHL-Sr. 60 17 18 35 45 | Playoffs 12 4 8 12 10
1964-65 Los Angeles Blades WHL-Sr. 70 38 21 59 75 |
1965-66 Los Angeles Blades WHL-Sr. 62 33 33 66 30 |
1966-67 Los Angeles Blades WHL-Sr. 68 34 26 60 58 |
1967-68 San Diego Gulls WHL-Sr. 66 21 33 54 54 | Playoffs 7 2 2 4 6
1968-69 San Diego Gulls WHL-Sr. 70 38 41 79 63 | Playoffs 7 3 3 6 12
1969-70 San Diego Gulls WHL-Sr. 66 24 22 46 50 | Playoffs 6 6 3 9 4
1970-71 San Diego Gulls WHL-Sr. 66 18 15 33 47 | Playoffs 6 4 1 5 14
1971-72 San Diego Gulls WHL-Sr. 48 16 17 33 42 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 2
1972-73 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 50 21 24 45 41 |
San Diego Gulls WHL-Sr. 18 6 5 11 18 | Playoffs 6 1 4 5 2
1973-74 San Diego Gulls WHL-Sr. 73 30 28 58 89 | Playoffs 4 3 3 6 0
1978-79 San Diego Hawks PHL 53 21 25 46 37 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1953-54 Fredericton Capitals Allan Cup 7 7 5 12 4 |
1954-55 Québec Frontenacs M-Cup 8 3 3 6 2 |
1956-57 Québec Aces Ed-Cup 6 1 1 2 2 |
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 56 21 24 45 0.80 41 - | 0
Allan Cup 1 7 7 5 12 1.71 4 - | 0
Ed-Cup 1 6 1 1 2 0.33 2 - | 0
EPHL 3 78 32 36 68 0.87 80 - | 0
M-Cup 1 8 3 3 6 0.75 2 - | 0
NBSHL 2 25 9 11 20 0.80 15 - | 1 18 8 5 13 0.72 6 -
NHL 2 45 4 10 14 0.31 26 - | 0
OHA-Jr. 1 41 30 28 58 1.41 38 - | 1 8 4 3 7 0.88 6 -
PHL 1 53 21 25 46 0.87 37 - | 0
QHL 3 181 44 52 96 0.53 197 - | 2 19 7 5 12 0.63 18 -
QJHL-old 1 43 27 17 44 1.02 41 - | 1 9 4 3 7 0.78 8 -
WHL-Sr. 13 785 328 311 639 0.81 669 - | 9 55 25 28 53 0.96 52 -
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Stan Maxwell (F) 1956-1965 8 Hull-Ottawa Canadiens, Kingston Frontenacs, Los Angeles Blades, Québec Aces
Al LeBrun (D) 1966-1974 7 Los Angeles Blades, San Diego Gulls
Leo Labine (F) 1957-1967 7 Boston Bruins, Los Angeles Blades
Howie Young (D) 1955-1972 6 Kitchener Canucks, Los Angeles Blades, San Diego Gulls

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Player Biography and Trivia

Number 22 retired by Boston Bruins

Cult/Star player for Boston Bruins

First african american to play in the National Hockey League.

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