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John Holota

John Holota

Center
BIRTHDATE: February 25, 1921
HEIGHT: 5' 6" BIRTHPLACE: Hamilton, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 160
Shoots: Left
AHA Second All-Star Team (1942) TMHL MVP (1944) AHL First All-Star Team (1947) Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 14, 1941. Traded to Chicago by Detroit for Bernie Strongman, September, 1946. Died from injuries suffered in automobile accident (March 7, 1951), March 10, 1951.
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He stuck his neck out there for us. I don't know what's wrong with him, but you see he was in pain. But he went back in there. He's a tough guy. You've got to give him credit for helping the boys out.

— Panthers forward Brandon Pirri on goalie Roberto Luongo, who returned to game on Tuesday against Maple Leafs after leaving earlier in the contest with an injury