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Walt Buswell
Walt Buswell
Defenseman
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 170
Shoots: Left
Born: Nov 6, 1907
Birthplace: Montreal, QC, Canada
Acquired: NHL rights transferred to Detroit from Chicago (AHA) after AHA club owners purchased Detroit (NHL and IAHL) franchises on September 2, 1932.
Defenseman Walt Buswell played nearly 400 NHL games in 1930s and '40s. He was known for looking after matters in his own zone responsibly while joining in on the occasional offensive foray.

The Montreal native played for the city's CPR club in 1939-40 before joining the St. Francis Xavier Seniors the next season. After playing for the AHA's Chicago Shamrocks in 1931-32, he became a regular on the Detroit Red Wings' blueline. He spent two more years in Motown before joining the Montreal Canadiens in 1935-36.

Buswell played his best hockey during his five years with the Habs. He participated in the Howie Morenz Memorial Game in 1937 and benefit match for Babe Siebert two years later. One of the most reliable players in the league, Buswell missed only 14 games during his eight big league seasons. He retired in 1941 after playing a year with the Joliette Cyclones of the Quebec Provincial League.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 248 187 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 237 199 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 245 224 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 217 204 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 227 248 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 212 223 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 176 209 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 183 219 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

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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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