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Art Townsend

Art Townsend  #11

Defenseman
NUMBER: 11 BIRTHDATE: October 9, 1905
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Souris, MB, Canada
WEIGHT: 185
Shoots: Left
ECHA Second All-Star Team (1932) Signed as a free agent by Regina (WCHL), March 9, 1925. Transferred to Portland (WHL) after Regina (WHL) franchise relocated, September 1, 1925. NHL rights transferred to Chicago after NHL club purchased Portland (WHL) franchise, May 16, 1926. Loaned to Springfield (Can-Am) by Chicago for cash, December 16, 1926. Signed as a free agent by London (IHL), October 30, 1931.
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I mean, hockey had to change the rules because of Marty, and that's impressive. I got two Stanley Cup rings because of the guy. Look at the banners of [Scott Niedermayer, Scott Stevens and Ken Daneyko] and Marty is right up there when you think about the New Jersey Devils; he was part of the core group and he'll go down as one of the greatest goalies ever.

— New Jersey Devils center Scott Gomez on former teammate Martin Brodeur, who will announce his retirement Thursday