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Bill Sweeney

Bill Sweeney  #5

Center
NUMBER: 5 BIRTHDATE: January 30, 1937
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Guelph, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 165
Shoots: Left
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (Rookie of the Year AHL) (1958) AHL First All-Star Team (1960, 1962) AHL Second All-Star Team (1961) John B. Sollenberger Trophy (Leading Scorer AHL) (1961, 1962, 1963) NHL rights transferred to Los Angeles after NHL club purchased Springfield (AHL) franchise, May, 1967. Traded to Vancouver (WHL) by Los Angeles with the loan of Mike Corbett and Larry Mavety for cash, October, 1967.
Quote of the Day

That's today's game. That's one of the things you have to deal with when you're a championship team. Guys are going to earn more money based on their performance and what they've achieved, [and] deservedly so. [Saad] falls into that category.

— Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville on Brandon Saad, who was traded by Chicago to the Columbus Blue Jackets this offseason