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Larry Aurie
Larry Aurie
Right Wing
Number: 6
Height: 5' 6"
Weight: 148
Shoots: Right
Born: Feb 8, 1905
Birthplace: Sudbury, ON, Canada
Acquired: Claimed by Detroit from London (Can-Pro) in Inter-League Draft, September 26, 1927.
One of the first moves Jack Adams made when he took over the team in 1927 was to sign Aurie. He became team captain in 1932-33, helped the Wings win their first two Stanley Cups in 1936 and '37, and played his whole career -- 12 years -- in Detroit. His only disappointment came toward the end of that 1936-37 season. Destined to win the scoring title, he broke his leg, finished three points behind Sweeney Schriner, and missed the playoffs entirely.

Aurie was a scorer who (ragged) the puck to kill penalties (thus the nickname), a team leader and memebr of the Wings top line with Marty Barrie and Herbie Lewis. Although he retired in 1938, he played and coached in Pittsburgh the following season and returned to the Wings for one game in an emergency. He scored the winning goal that last night of his NHL career.

Although one of the smallest men ever to play, he was one of the toughest of the era as well. He continued coaching for a number of years, but in 1952 he suffered a stroke while driving and died shortly thereafter.

Courtesy of the Hockey Hall of Fame

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
H. Zetterberg 77 17 49 -6 66
P. Datsyuk 63 26 39 12 65
T. Tatar 82 29 27 6 56
G. Nyquist 82 27 27 -11 54
J. Abdelkader 71 23 21 3 44
N. Kronwall 80 9 35 -4 44
R. Sheahan 79 13 23 -3 36
D. Helm 75 15 18 7 33
D. DeKeyser 80 2 29 11 31
S. Weiss 52 9 16 -2 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Howard 23 13 11 .910 2.44
P. Mrazek 16 9 2 .918 2.38

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