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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

You get the right whistles at the right times, you can leave him out there. He's a beast when it comes to being on the ice. I thought [Saturday] he was a big man. That first period, he did that lateral cut and it was like three bowling pins bounced off him. There's not too many guys that can do that.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on Alex Ovechkin, who enters February tied for the NHL lead in goals