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Russell Oatman

Russell Oatman  #14

Left Wing
NUMBER: 14 BIRTHDATE: February 19, 1905
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Tillsonburg, ON, Canada
Shoots: Left
Signed as a free agent by Victoria (WHL), October 25, 1925. 1925-26 playoff totals includes WHL series against Edmonton and Saskatoon. Rights transferred to Detroit after NHL club purchased Victoria (WHL) franchise, May 15, 1926. Suspended by Detroit for insubordination, January 4, 1927. Traded to Mtl. Maroons by Detroit for cash, January 6, 1927. Traded to NY Rangers by Mtl. Maroons for cash, December 12, 1928. Traded to Hamilton (IHL) by NY Rangers for cash, October 30, 1929. Traded to Niagara Falls (IHL) by Hamilton (IHL) for future considerations (Lloyd McIntyre), January 30, 1930. Suffered career-ending leg injury in automobile accident, March 13, 1930.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016