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Red Kelly | #4

D | 5' 11" | 180 lb
100 Greatest Players Hockey Hall of Fame
Career
GP G A P +/-
1,316 281 542 823 --
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
NHL Career 1,316 281 542 823 -- 327 71 232 15 28 41 0 -- --
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
NHL Career 1,316 281 542 823 -- 327 71 232 15 28 41 0 -- --

News

Red Kelly News

Awards

Red Kelly Awards
James Norris Memorial Trophy
Season Team
1953-1954 Detroit Red Wings
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
Season Team
1950-1951 Detroit Red Wings
1952-1953 Detroit Red Wings
1953-1954 Detroit Red Wings
1960-1961 Toronto Maple Leafs
Stanley Cup
Season Team
1949-1950 Detroit Red Wings
1951-1952 Detroit Red Wings
1953-1954 Detroit Red Wings
1954-1955 Detroit Red Wings
1961-1962 Toronto Maple Leafs
1962-1963 Toronto Maple Leafs
1963-1964 Toronto Maple Leafs
1966-1967 Toronto Maple Leafs

Bio

Red Kelly Bio

The grainy, black and white highlights tell the story. On one of the most talented teams in hockey history, the guy wearing No. 4 for the Detroit Red Wings dominates play. His passes are tape to tape. He jumps into the holes and is unchecked as the late man on the rush. He has a bullet of a shot. He always seems to come away with the puck in battles along the boards and in the corners, and he foils the opposition when they attempt to get past him.

The only thing the old footage can't show is the striking red hair on top of his head, matching the red sweater he wore in the first part of his remarkable career. It was why everyone called Leonard Patrick Kelly "Red."

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