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Tony Leswick

Tony Leswick  #8

Left Wing
NUMBER: 8 BIRTHDATE: March 17, 1923
HEIGHT: 5' 7" BIRTHPLACE: Humboldt, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 160
Shoots: Right
Brother of Jack and Pete NHL Second All-Star Team (1950) WHL Prairie Division Second All-Star Team (1957) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1954) Claimed by NY Rangers from Buffalo (AHL) in Inter-League Draft, June 14, 1945. Traded to Detroit by NY Rangers for Gaye Stewart, June 8, 1951. Traded to Chicago by Detroit with Glen Skov, Johnny Wilson and Benny Woit for Jerry Toppazzini, John McCormack, Dave Creighton and Gord Hollingworth, May 27, 1955. Traded to Detroit by Chicago for cash, August 1, 1956.
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I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.

— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level