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Buddy Boone

Buddy Boone

Right Wing
BIRTHDATE: September 11, 1932
HEIGHT: 5' 7" BIRTHPLACE: Kirkland Lake, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 158
Shoots: Right
WHL First All-Star Team (1963) WHL Second All-Star Team (1964) Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg (WHL) following release by Kingston (EPHL), February 27, 1961. Claimed by NY Rangers from Vancouver (WHL) in Inter-League Draft, June 9, 1965. Traded to Los Angeles (WHL) by NY Rangers for Gord Vejprava, November, 1965. Signed as a free agent by Des Moines (IHL), January 27, 1970. Suffered career-ending knee injury in game vs. Columbus (IHL), February 25, 1970.
Quote of the Day

It is really special. I had a lot of friends and family here tonight, and for my first [NHL] game in here it was great. I played here as an elementary-school player in the city championships and this was my first time back. It was a lot of fun..

— Toronto native Brandon Pirri after scoring 2 goals for Panthers in win at Maple Leafs on Thursday