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Bob Connors

Bob Connors

Left Wing
BIRTHDATE: October 19, 1904
HEIGHT: 5' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Glasgow, United Kingdom
WEIGHT: 165
Shoots: Left
Signed as a free agent by Niagara Falls (Can-Pro), November 1, 1926. Traded to NY Americans by Niagara Falls (Can-Pro) for cash, February 1, 1927. Traded to Detroit by NY Americans for cash, September, 1928. Traded to Seattle (PCHL) by Detroit with Pete Bellefeuille for cash, September 12, 1930. Suspended for remainder of 1930-31 season by PCHL for stick assault on Doug Brennan, March 10, 1931. Died in a diving accident near Port Arthur, Ontario, July 27, 1931.
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I mean, hockey had to change the rules because of Marty, and that's impressive. I got two Stanley Cup rings because of the guy. Look at the banners of [Scott Niedermayer, Scott Stevens and Ken Daneyko] and Marty is right up there when you think about the New Jersey Devils; he was part of the core group and he'll go down as one of the greatest goalies ever.

— New Jersey Devils center Scott Gomez on former teammate Martin Brodeur, who will announce his retirement Thursday