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Dean Prentice

Dean Prentice  #17

Left Wing
NUMBER: 17 BIRTHDATE: October 5, 1932
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Schumacher, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 180
Shoots: Left
Brother of Eric NHL Second All-Star Team (1960) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1957, 1961, 1963, 1970) Traded to Boston by NY Rangers for Don McKenney and Dick Meissner, February 4, 1963. Terms of transaction stipulated that Meissner would report to the NY Rangers following the 1962-63 season. Missed remainder of 1964-65 due to back injury vs. Chicago, December 27, 1964. Traded to Detroit by Boston with Leo Boivin for Gary Doak, Ron Murphy, Bill Lesuk and future considerations (Steve Atkinson, June 6, 1966), February 16, 1966. Claimed by Pittsburgh from Detroit in Intra-League Draft, June 11, 1969. Traded to Minnesota by Pittsburgh for cash, October 6, 1971.
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