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John Gallagher
John Gallagher
Defenseman
Number: 2
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 188
Shoots: Left
Born: Jan 19, 1909
Birthplace: Kenora, ON, Canada
Acquired: 1. Traded to Detroit by Montreal Maroons for Reg Noble on December 9, 1932; 2. Traded to Detroit by New York Americans for cash on November 29, 1936.
The Thunder Bay Senior Hockey League was the breeding ground for defenseman John Gallagher, who played four years with his hometown Kenora Thistles from 1925 to 1929.

Following a season in the MCHL with Montreal, controversy arose as to who owned Gallagher's NHL playing rights. Toronto had signed him to a free-agent contract, but it was ruled he was the property of the Montreal Maroons. He played two full seasons with the Maroons before being dealt to the Detroit Red Wings early in the 1932-33 campaign.

Gallagher missed the majority of the 1933-34 season, recovering from serious injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was briefly sent to the New York Americans in a trade hut was soon dealt back to the Red Wings. He was then sent back to New York for a second time which is where he played out his days as an NHL defenseman.

In 205 NHL games, Gallagher netted 14 goals and 33 points.

Courtesy of the Hockey Hall of Fame

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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

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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