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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 don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday