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Johnny Wilson

Johnny Wilson  #16

Left Wing
NUMBER: 16 BIRTHDATE: June 14, 1929
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Kincardine, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 168
Shoots: Left
Brother of Larry USHL Second All-Star Team (1950) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1954, 1956) Traded to Chicago by Detroit with Tony Leswick, Glen Skov and Benny Woit for Dave Creighton, Gord Hollingworth, John McCormack and Jerry Toppazzini, May 27, 1955. Traded to Detroit by Chicago with Forbes Kennedy, Bill Preston and Hank Bassen for Ted Lindsay and Glenn Hall, July 23, 1957. Traded to Toronto by Detroit with Frank Roggeveen for Barry Cullen, June 9, 1959. Traded to NY Rangers by Toronto with Pat Hannigan for Eddie Shack, November 7, 1960.
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I think when you build a team, you look at pairs, and I think the pair of [Voracek and Giroux] is very good, certainly one of the top pairs in the League.

— Flyers GM Ron Hextall on Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek after giving Voracek a multiyear extension Thursday