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Bill Gadsby

Bill Gadsby  #4

Defenseman
NUMBER: 4 BIRTHDATE: August 8, 1927
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Calgary, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 180
Shoots: Left
NHL Second All-Star Team (1953, 1954, 1957, 1965) NHL First All-Star Team (1956, 1958, 1959) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1953, 1954, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1965) Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 14, 1946. Missed majority of 1950-51 due to leg injury vs. Toronto, November 22, 1950. Traded to NY Rangers by Chicago with Pete Conacher for Allan Stanley, Nick Mickoski and Rich Lamoureux, November 23, 1954. Traded to Detroit by NY Rangers with Eddie Shack for Billy McNeill and Red Kelly, February 5, 1960. Kelly and McNeill refused to report and transaction was cancelled, February 7, 1960. Traded to Detroit by NY Rangers for Les Hunt, June 12, 1961.
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For us it's a little bit different. I've never been in front of this much media. This is more than we've ever had to deal with in Tampa. I guess we're on a little bit bigger stage now. It's nice, you have to enjoy it. This doesn't happen too often.

— Lightning forward J.T. Brown after his first Media Day experience on Tuesday in preparation of Game 1 on Wednesday