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Frank Eddolls

Frank Eddolls  #2

Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: July 5, 1921
HEIGHT: 5' 8" BIRTHPLACE: Lachine, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 180
Shoots: Left
Byng of Vimy Trophy (QSHL Sportsmanship) (1943) AHL First All-Star Team (1954) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1951) Rights traded to Toronto by Montreal for the rights to Joe Benoit, June 7, 1940. Rights traded to Montreal by Toronto for the rights to Ted Kennedy, September 10, 1943. Loaned to Buffalo (AHL) by Montreal with Wilf Field, Ken Mosdell and cash for the loan of Lorrain Thibeault, October 24, 1945. Traded to NY Rangers by Montreal with Buddy O'Connor for Hal Laycoe, Joe Bell and George Robertson, August 19, 1947. Missed majority of 1948-49 due to knee injury suffered in automobile accident, October 8, 1948. Traded to Montreal by NY Rangers for cash, October 8, 1952. Named playing coach of Buffalo Bisons (AHL), October 8, 1952.
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He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers