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Canada Sid Abel
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Last added: Sanija Freimane
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Alexis D'Aoust - - - -
2. Guillaume Beaudoin - - - -
3. Olivier Archambault - - - -
4. Mathieu Gagnon - - - -
5. Mathieu Brodeur - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C/LW
Age
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
170 lbs / 77 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Contract
-
Highlights
1-time NHL Most Goals (Maurice Richard Trophy) 1
1-time NHL Most Valuable Player (Hart Trophy) 1
3-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 3

Abel, 81, died on February 8, 2000.
Brother: George Abel
Son: Gerry Abel
Son-In-Law: Bob Johnson
Grandson: Brent Johnson

Team Staff profile of Sid Abel also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1936-37 Melville Millionaires S-SSHL - - - - - |
Saskatoon Westleys N-SJHL - - - - - | Playoffs 3 6 2 8 2
1937-38 Flin Flon Bombers SSHL 23 12 16 28 13 | Playoffs 8 4 4 8 17
1938-39 Detroit Red Wings NHL 15 1 1 2 0 | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 2
Pittsburgh Hornets IAHL 41 22 24 46 27 |
1939-40 Detroit Red Wings NHL 24 1 5 6 4 | Playoffs 5 0 3 3 21
Indianapolis Capitals IAHL 21 7 11 18 10 |
1940-41 Detroit Red Wings NHL 47 10 22 32 29 | Playoffs 9 2 2 4 2
1941-42 Detroit Red Wings NHL 48 18 31 49 45 | Playoffs 12 4 2 6 8
1942-43 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 49 18 24 42 33 | Playoffs 10 5 8 13 4
1943-44 Montréal Canada Car MCHL 2 1 0 1 4 |
Montréal RCAF QSHL 10 6 4 10 14 |
1944-45 Lachine Rapides QPHL 2 2 2 4 0 |
Montréal RCAF MCHL 4 6 8 14 4 |
1945-46 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 7 0 2 2 0 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
1946-47 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 60 19 29 48 29 | Playoffs 3 1 1 2 2
1947-48 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 60 14 30 44 69 | Playoffs 10 0 3 3 16
1948-49 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 60 28 26 54 49 | Playoffs 11 3 3 6 6
1949-50 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 69 34 35 69 46 | Playoffs 14 6 2 8 6
1950-51 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 69 23 38 61 30 | Playoffs 6 4 3 7 0
1951-52 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 62 17 36 53 32 | Playoffs 7 2 2 4 12
1952-53 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 39 5 4 9 6 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
1953-54 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 3 0 0 0 4 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1936-37 Saskatoon Westleys M-Cup 9 11 6 17 6 |
1937-38 Flin Flon Bombers Allan Cup 7 6 1 7 4 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1952-53 Chicago Black Hawks NHL Head Coach
1953-54 Chicago Black Hawks NHL Head Coach
1957-58 Detroit Red Wings NHL Head Coach
1958-59 Detroit Red Wings NHL Head Coach
1959-60 Detroit Red Wings NHL Head Coach
1960-61 Detroit Red Wings NHL Head Coach
1961-62 Detroit Red Wings NHL Head Coach
1962-63 Detroit Red Wings NHL Head Coach
1963-64 Detroit Red Wings NHL GM/Head Coach
1964-65 Detroit Red Wings NHL GM/Head Coach
1965-66 Detroit Red Wings NHL Head Coach
1966-67 Detroit Red Wings NHL GM/Head Coach
1967-68 Detroit Red Wings NHL GM/Head Coach
1968-69 Detroit Red Wings NHL General Manager
1969-70 Detroit Red Wings NHL GM/Head Coach
1970-71 Detroit Red Wings NHL General Manager
1971-72 St. Louis Blues NHL Head Coach Replaced by Bill McCreary midseason; 3-7-1
1974-75 Kansas City Scouts NHL General Manager
1975-76 Kansas City Scouts NHL GM/Head Coach Replaced Eddie Bush as HC midseason; 0-3-0
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Allan Cup 1 7 6 1 7 1.00 4 - | 0
IAHL 2 62 29 35 64 1.03 37 - | 0
M-Cup 1 9 11 6 17 1.89 6 - | 0
MCHL 2 6 7 8 15 2.50 8 - | 0
N-SJHL 1 - - - - - - - | 1 3 6 2 8 2.67 2 -
NHL 14 612 188 283 471 0.77 376 - | 13 97 28 30 58 0.60 79 -
QPHL 1 2 2 2 4 2.00 0 - | 0
QSHL 1 10 6 4 10 1.00 14 - | 0
S-SSHL 1 - - - - - - - | 0
SSHL 1 23 12 16 28 1.22 13 - | 1 8 4 4 8 1.00 17 -
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Jack Stewart (D) 1938-1950 10 Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL)
Gerry Couture (F) 1945-1954 8 Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings
Jim McFadden (F) 1946-1954 7 Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings
Ted Lindsay (F) 1945-1952 7 Detroit Red Wings

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Player Biography and Trivia

Number 12 retired by Detroit Red Wings

Cult/Star player for Detroit Red Wings

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