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Leo Gravelle
Leo Gravelle
Right Wing
Number: 20
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 160
Shoots: Right
Born: Jun 10, 1925
Birthplace: Aylmer, QC, Canada
Acquired: Traded to Detroit by Montreal for Bert Olmstead on December 19, 1950.
Right winger Leo Gravelle played over 200 NHL games in the 40s and 50s. He was a fine goal-scorer who spent much of time playing a defensive role.

Born in Aylmer, Quebec, Gravelle led the OHA with 30 goals in 1944-45 while playing with the St. Michael's Majors. He then enjoyed a productive year in the QSHL with the Montreal Royals before making his NHL debut the next year. In 1946-47 he scored 16 goals as rookie working on an industrious line with Buddy O'Connor and George Allen. "The Gazelle" also chipped in a pair of goals as Montreal drove all the way to the Stanley Cup finals.

After spending a year-and-a-half in the minors, Gravelle returned to the Habs and was one of the club's best players during seven game loss to the Detroit Red Wings in the semifinals. Gravelle registered a career high 19 goals in 1949-50 playing on a line with Rip Riopelle and Billy Reay. He started the next season in Montreal then was traded to the Red Wings for Bert Olmstead. Following the deal, Gravelle split the remainder of the schedule between Detroit and the AHL's Indianapolis Capitals.

The veteran winger retired in 1956 after spending five years as a scoring star in the Quebec Senior League. In 1953-54 he led the league with 45 goals as a member of the Ottawa Senators and was named to the QHL first all-star team.

Courtesy of the Hockey Hall of Fame

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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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