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Garth Boesch

Garth Boesch

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: October 7, 1920
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Milestone, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 180
Shoots: Right
ASHL First All-Star Team (1943) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1948, 1949) Claimed by NY Americans from Seattle (PCHL) in Inter-League Draft, June 27, 1941. Refused permission to leave Canada for NY Americans training camp because of war-time travel restrictions, September, 1941. Rights transferred to Toronto from Brooklyn in Special Dispersal Draw, September 11, 1943.
Quote of the Day

I've never seen anything like that. The great thing is I don't know how many times guys bailed me out where they had to score to keep it alive and they did every time. It was amazing. It's not the way we draw it up, to go 20 rounds here, but obviously it's a big win.

— Florida goalie Roberto Luongo after the Panthers defeated the Capitals in the longest shootout in NHL history on Tuesday
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series