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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, […]

Bill Chadwick

Bill Chadwick (Hockey.  Born, New York, NY, Oct. 10, 1915; died, Cutchogue, NY, Oct. 24, 2009.)  Known affectionately as “the Big Whistle” to generations of Rangers fans, William Chadwick holds many unique distinctions, chief among them being that he was the first American-born referee in the National Hockey League. In 15 seasons, he worked over […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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