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Kelly Burnett

Kelly Burnett  #14

Center
NUMBER: 14 BIRTHDATE: June 16, 1926
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Lachine, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 160
Shoots: Left
AHL Second All-Star Team (1953) QHL First All-Star Team (1955, 1957) President's Cup (Scoring Champion QHL) (1955) Byng of Vimy Trophy (MVP QHL) (1955) Signed as a free agent by Springfield (AHL), September 28, 1949. Transferred to Syracuse (AHL) after Springfield (AHL) franchise relocated in time for 1951-52 season. Loaned to NY Rangers by Syracuse (AHL) for cash, November 22, 1952. Traded to Springfield (QHL) by Syracuse (AHL) for cash, February, 1954. Suspended for remainder of 1953-54 season by Springfield (AHL) for refusing to report to club, February 11, 1954. Traded to Montreal by Springfield (AHL) for Bob McCord, September 12, 1954.
Quote of the Day

We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5