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Cal Gardner

Cal Gardner  #16

Center
NUMBER: 16 BIRTHDATE: October 30, 1924
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Transcona, MB, Canada
WEIGHT: 172
Shoots: Left
Father of Dave and Paul EAHL First All-Star Team (1946) John Carlin Trophy (EAHL Top Scorer) (1946) AHL Second All-Star Team (1958) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1948, 1949) Traded to Toronto by NY Rangers with Bill Juzda, Rene Trudell and the rights to Frank Mathers for Wally Stanowski and Moe Morris, April 26, 1948. Missed majority of 1949-50 due to broken jaw vs. Montreal, November 11, 1949. Traded to Chicago by Toronto with Ray Hannigan, Al Rollins and Gus Mortson for Harry Lumley, September 11, 1952. Traded to Boston by Chicago for cash, June 26, 1953. Named playing coach of Springfield (AHL), July 27, 1957.
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It's very special, obviously; there is draft day and then there's the day that you sign your first deal. It's been a crazy couple of weeks and I'm very honored to be able to do that."

— Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid on signing his first professional contract