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Sprague Cleghorn

Sprague Cleghorn

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: March 11, 1890
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 190
Shoots: Left
Brother of Odie Granted wartime exemption on condition that he not play professional hockey in 1917-18. Rights retained by Mtl. Wanderers after NHA folded, November 26, 1917. Claimed by Ottawa from Mtl. Wanderers in Dispersal Draft, January 4, 1918. Rights transferred to Toronto by NHL, December 30, 1920. Cleghorn did not report until January 20, 1921. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa after securing his release from Toronto, March 15, 1921. Rights transferred to Hamilton by NHL, April 6, 1921. Traded to Montreal by Hamilton for Harry Mummery and Amos Arbour, November 26, 1921. 1923-24 Stanley Cup totals includes series with Calgary (WCHL) and Vancouver (PCHA). Traded to Boston by Montreal for $5,000, November 8, 1925.
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It's pretty crazy, but believe me when I say we didn't draft these players with the mindset we had to because they had good hockey-playing dads. It just turned out that way. But we're certainly glad they're a part of our organization.

— Arizona Coyotes director of amateur scouting Tim Bernhardt regarding the coincidence that six of the organization's top prospects are sons of former NHL players