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John McCormack

John McCormack  #17

Center
NUMBER: 17 BIRTHDATE: August 2, 1925
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 185
Shoots: Left
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1953) Missed entire 1946-47 season to commence seminary studies and coach amateur hockey. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, January 11, 1950. Traded to Montreal by Toronto for cash, September 23, 1951. Claimed by Chicago from Montreal in Intra-League Draft, September 15, 1954. Traded to Detroit by Chicago with Dave Creighton, Gord Hollingworth and Jerry Toppazzini for Tony Leswick, Glen Skov, Johnny Wilson and Benny Woit, May 27, 1955.
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