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Gord Hollingworth

Gord Hollingworth  #6

Defenseman
NUMBER: 6 BIRTHDATE: July 24, 1933
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 170
Shoots: Left
QJHL Second All-Star Team (1952) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1955) Traded to Chicago by Montreal for $15,000, October 3, 1954. Traded to Detroit by Chicago with Jerry Toppazzini, John McCormack and Dave Creighton for Tony Leswick, Glen Skov, Johnny Wilson and Benny Woit, May 28, 1955. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Detroit with cash for Pete Goegan, February 20, 1958. Traded to Hershey (AHL) by Cleveland (AHL) with Claude Dufour for Gilles Mayer, June, 1959. Officially announced his retirement after being diagnosed with leukemia, February 23, 1962.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday