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Pat Egan

Pat Egan  #6

NUMBER: 6 BIRTHDATE: April 25, 1918
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Blackie, AB, Canada
Shoots: Right
NHL Second All-Star Team (1942) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1949) Signed as a free agent by NY Americans, October 13, 1939. Team name changed to Brooklyn Americans prior to 1941-42 season. Rights transferred to Detroit from Brooklyn in Special Dispersal Draw, October 9, 1942. Traded to Boston by Detroit for Flash Hollett, January 5, 1944. Traded to NY Rangers by Boston for Bill Moe, the rights to Lorne Ferguson and future considerations, October 7, 1949. Traded to Providence (AHL) by NY Rangers with Zellio Toppazzini and Jean-Paul Denis for Jack Stoddard, January 1, 1952. Suspended for life by AHL for assaulting linesman Patsy Callighen in game vs. St. Louis, November 5, 1952. Suspension lifted on December 14, 1952. Missed remainder of 1952-53 due to knee injury vs. Pittsburgh (AHL), January 6, 1953.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016