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Gus Mortson

Gus Mortson  #2

Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: January 24, 1925
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: New Liskeard, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 190
Shoots: Left
NHL First All-Star Team (1950) AHL Second All-Star Team (1960) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1947, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1956) Traded to Chicago by Toronto with Ray Hannigan, Al Rollins and Cal Gardner for Harry Lumley, September 11, 1952. Traded to Detroit by Chicago for future considerations, September 3, 1958. Claimed on waivers by NY Rangers (Buffalo-AHL) from Detroit, January 17, 1959.
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I kept refreshing the page on the NHL website after the second round and I was shocked he lasted that long. I'm sure the Coyotes were pretty happy to get him. He's such a good player and he plays big in big games.

— Arizona forward Henrik Samuelsson on prospect Edgars Kulda being drafted by the Coyotes