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Dave Creighton

Dave Creighton  #16

Center
NUMBER: 16 BIRTHDATE: June 24, 1930
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Port Arthur, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 195
Shoots: Left
Father of Adam AHL Second All-Star Team (1968) Les Cunningham Award (AHL MVP) (1968) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956) Signed as a free agent by Boston, October 5, 1948. Traded to Toronto by Boston for Fern Flaman, July 20, 1954. Traded to Chicago by Toronto for cash, November 16, 1954. Traded to Detroit by Chicago with Jerry Toppazzini, John McCormack and Gord Hollingworth for Tony Leswick, Johnny Wilson, Glen Skov and Benny Woit, May 27, 1955. Traded to NY Rangers by Detroit with Bronco Horvath for Billy Dea, Aggie Kukulowicz and cash, August 18, 1955. Claimed by Montreal from NY Rangers in Intra-League Draft, June 3, 1958. Claimed by Toronto from Montreal on waivers, September 25, 1958. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Toronto for Dick Gamble, June, 1961. Traded to Baltimore (AHL) by Buffalo (AHL) for cash, July, 1961. Traded to Providence (AHL) by Baltimore (AHL) for Ed MacQueen, November 26, 1965.
Quote of the Day

I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic