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Don Head

Don Head

Goalie
BIRTHDATE: June 30, 1933
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Mt. Dennis, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 200
Catches: Left
NOHA First All-Star Team (1959) WHL First All-Star Team (1961, 1963, 1968) Rookie of the Year Award WHL (1961) Outstanding Goaltender Award (fewest goals against WHL) (1961, 1963) WHL Second All-Star Team (1965, 1966) Outstanding Goaltender Award (fewest goals against (WHL) (1966) (shared with Dave Kelly) Traded to Chatham (NOHA) by Windsor (OHA-Sr.) for Marv Edwards, October, 1957. Traded to Boston by Portland (WHL) for Jack Bionda and future considerations (Gene Achtymichuk and Don Ward (August, 1961) and the loan of Bruce Gamble (September, 1961), May, 1961. Traded to Portland (WHL) by Boston for cash, June 10, 1962. Traded to Seattle (WHL) by Portland (WHL) for Jim McLeod and cash, September, 1967.
Quote of the Day

Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on his four-player battle for second-line center