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John Gallagher

John Gallagher

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: January 19, 1909
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Kenora, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 188
Shoots: Left
Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 30, 1930. Mtl. Maroons also claimed Gallagher's rights. NHL ruled he was property of Mtl. Maroons, September 27, 1930. Traded to Detroit by Mtl. Maroons for Reg Noble, December 9, 1932. Missed majority of 1933-34 due to injuries suffered in an automobile accident, November, 1933. Loaned to Windsor (IHL) by Detroit and played games in Canada only because he was denied entry into the U.S.A., November 30, 1934. Traded to NY Americans by Detroit for $6,000, October 7, 1936. Traded to Detroit by NY Americans for cash, November 29, 1936. Traded to NY Americans by Detroit for $6,000, October 7, 1937.
Quote of the Day

It's pretty crazy, but believe me when I say we didn't draft these players with the mindset we had to because they had good hockey-playing dads. It just turned out that way. But we're certainly glad they're a part of our organization.

— Arizona Coyotes director of amateur scouting Tim Bernhardt regarding the coincidence that six of the organization's top prospects are sons of former NHL players