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2015 NHL Draft
Alec Connell

Alec Connell  #1

NUMBER: 1 BIRTHDATE: February 8, 1902
HEIGHT: 5' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Catches: Right
Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, November 18, 1924. Established NHL record for consecutive shutouts (6), January 31 February 18, 1928. Claimed by Detroit from Ottawa in Dispersal Draft for 1931-32 season, September 26, 1931. Loaned to NY Americans by Ottawa to replace injured Roy Worters, March 15, 1934. (NY Americans 3, Ottawa 2). Traded to Mtl. Maroons by Ottawa for future considerations (Glenn Brydson, October 22, 1934), October 2, 1934.
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