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Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison  #2

Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: October 11, 1931
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 183
Shoots: Left
Father of Dave AHL Second All-Star Team (1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1972) AHL First All-Star Team (1966) Eddie Shore Award (AHL Outstanding Defenseman) (1966) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1955, 1956, 1957) Traded to Toronto by Boston for Fleming MacKell, January 9, 1952. Traded to Boston by Toronto for Allan Stanley, October 8, 1958. Traded to Detroit by Boston for Nick Mickoski, August 25, 1959. Traded to Chicago by Detroit for Howie Glover, June 5, 1960. Claimed by NY Rangers from Chicago in Intra-League Draft, June 8, 1960. Traded to Quebec (AHL) by NY Rangers for cash, November 28, 1960. NHL rights transferred to Philadelphia after NHL club purchased Quebec (AHL) franchise, May 8, 1967. Claimed by Baltimore (AHL) from Philadelphia (Quebec-AHL) in Reverse Draft, June 13, 1968. Traded to Pittsburgh by Baltimore (AHL) for cash and future considerations (Bob Rivard, November, 1969), October, 1969.
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I'm very excited about what happened today. We've worked on this deal with Toronto for a month, or over a month. It got a little bit of legs on draft day, but it really heated up last night, and we were able to complete the deal today.

— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on Phil Kessel, who he acquired from the Maple Leafs in a trade on Wednesday