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Gerry Couture
Gerry Couture
Right Wing
Number: 18
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 185
Shoots: Right
Born: Aug 6, 1925
Birthplace: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Gerry Couture joined the NHL's Detroit Red Wings for the 1944-45 season but did not suit up for any games with the war effort not yet completed. In 1945-46, he took to the ice on 43 occasions, scoring three goals and ten points.

The 1946-47 season was split between the Red Wings and Indianapolis of the AHL, where he posted 24 goals and 42 points in just 34 games. He rejoined the Red Wings on a full-time basis the following two years, posting 29 and 31-point seasons, respectively. The 1950 Red Wing club proved to be the best in the NHL, coming away with the Stanley Cup. A drop in production in 1950-51 had the team and Couture believing that a change was in order. He played for the Montreal Royals of the Quebec League, the Cleveland Barons of the AHL, and ten games with the Montreal Canadiens in 1951-52 before moving on to the Chicago Blackhawks for the 1952-53 campaign. That season, he played in 70 games, scoring 19 goals and 37 points.

The final NHL season for Couture was 1953-54 when he scored 11points for the Blackhawks. He continued to play professional hockey for another four years in the WHL, three with the Calgary Stampeders, and finally with the Saskatoon Royals in 1957-58.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  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

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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