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Fido Purpur

Fido Purpur

Right Wing
BIRTHDATE: September 26, 1914
HEIGHT: 5' 6" BIRTHPLACE: Grand Forks, ND, United States
WEIGHT: 155
Shoots: Right
AHA First All-Star Team (1939, 1940) Traded to St. Louis by Minneapolis (CHL) for Nick Wasnie and $1,600, December 28, 1934. Claimed by Toronto from St. Louis in Dispersal Draft, October 15, 1935. Traded to St. Louis (AHA) by Toronto for cash, November 6, 1935. Traded to Chicago by St. Louis (AHA) for Sammy McManus and cash, May 3, 1941. Traded to Detroit by Chicago to complete transaction that sent Earl Seibert to Detroit (January 2, 1945), January 4, 1945. Traded to St. Louis (AHL) by Detroit for cash, August 24, 1945.
Quote of the Day

I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic