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Jimmy Peters

Jimmy Peters

Right Wing
BIRTHDATE: October 2, 1922
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 165
Shoots: Right
Father of Jimmy Jr. Played in NHL All-Star Game (1950) Signed as a free agent by Brooklyn, October 28, 1941. Rights transferred to Buffalo (AHL) from Brooklyn in Special Dispersal Draft, October 9, 1942. Claimed by Montreal from Buffalo (AHL) in Inter-League Draft, June 14, 1945. Traded to Boston by Montreal with John Quilty for Joe Carveth, December 16, 1947. Traded to Detroit by Boston with Pete Babando, Clare Martin and Lloyd Durham for Bill Quakenbush and Pete Horeck, August 16, 1949. Traded to Chicago by Detroit with George Gee, Clare Martin, Rags Raglan, Max McNab and Jim McFadden for $75,000 and future considerations (Hugh Coflin, October, 1951), August 20, 1951. Traded to Detroit by Chicago for future considerations, January 25, 1954.
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He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers