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Johnny Polich

Johnny Polich  #19

Right Wing
NUMBER: 19 BIRTHDATE: July 8, 1916
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Hibbing, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 200
Shoots: Right
Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, October 13, 1939. Traded to Pittsburgh (AHL) by NY Rangers for cash, September 11, 1941. Refused to report and retired from professional play, October 10, 1941.
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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