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Red Kelly

Red Kelly

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: July 9, 1927
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Simcoe, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 180
Shoots: Left
AwardsSeasons
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy 1950-1951 / 1952-1953 / 1953-1954 / 1960-1961
James Norris Memorial Trophy 1953-1954
NHL Second All-Star Team (1950, 1956) NHL First All-Star Team (1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1957) Lady Byng Trophy (1951, 1953, 1954, 1961) James Norris Trophy (1954) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963) Traded to NY Rangers by Detroit with Billy McNeill for Bill Gadsby and Eddie Shack, February 5, 1960. Kelly and McNeill refused to report and transaction was cancelled, February 7, 1960. Traded to Toronto by Detroit for Marc Reaume, February 10, 1960. Rights traded to Los Angeles by Toronto for Ken Block, June 8, 1967.
Quote of the Day

A piece of scar tissue breaks off, pinches the nerve, and every time you move your leg it's almost like having a root canal in your stomach and groin.

— Detroit Red Wings center Stephen Weiss on his sports hernia surgery