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Red Dutton

Red Dutton (Hockey.  Born, Russell, Man., July 23, 1898; died, Calgary, Alta., Mar. 15, 1987.)  It took a long playing career in six leagues before defenseman Mervyn Alexander Dutton got to New York.  Dutton was traded by the Montreal Maroons to the Americans with left wing Hap Emms and two others for $35,000 May 14, […]

Lionel Conacher

Lionel Conacher (Hockey.  Born, Toronto, Ont., May 24, 1901; died, Ottawa, Ont., May 26, 1954.)  A defenseman obtained from Pittsburgh, Lionel Conacher, the elder of two brothers to play for them, was with the Americans for most of four seasons (1926-30).  He was traded after the 1929-30 season to the Montreal Maroons for defenseman Red […]

Art Chapman

Art Chapman (Hockey.  Born, Winnipeg, Man., May 29, 1906; died, Winnipeg, Man., Jan. 1, 1963.)  Obtained from Boston in 1934, Arthur Chapman was a mainstay of the Americans for most of six seasons.  Chapman, a rangy center, led the N.H.L. in assists his first two seasons with the Starshirts, posting 34 in 1934-35 and 28 […]

Lorne Carr

Lorne Carr (Hockey.  Born, Stoughton, Sask., July 2, 1910, Calgary, Alta., June 9, 2007.)  On Mar. 28, 1938, the longest hockey game in Madison Square Gardem history ended in the fourth overtime.  Lorne William Bell Carr won it with a goal at 40 seconds of the seventh period to give the Americans a 3-2 victory […]

Tommy Anderson

Tommy Anderson (Hockey.  Born, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 9, 1910; died, Sylvan Lake, Alta., Sept. 15, 1971.)  Thomas Linton Anderson broke into the N.H.L. with Detroit (1934) but was traded for cash Oct. 11, 1935, to the New York Americans, where he became a regular defenseman.  In seven seasons with the Amerks, he scored 182 points with […]

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