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Tony Leswick
Tony Leswick
Left Wing
Number: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Weight: 160
Shoots: Right
Born: Mar 17, 1923
Birthplace: Humboldt, SK, Canada
Hometown: Humboldt, Saskatchewan
Acquired: 1. Traded to Detroit by New York Rangers for Gaye Stewart on June 8, 1951; 2. Traded to Detroit by Chicago for cash on August 1, 1956.
Tony Leswick was a skilled forward who could play both wings during his twelve years in the league. He was a gritty competitor despite his 5'7" size and notched two 20-goal seasons.

Born in Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Leswick played junior in Saskatoon with the Dodgers and Quakers. In 1942-43, he scored 40 points in 52 games as a rookie pro with the AHL's Cleveland Barons. He also toiled with the PCHL's New Westminster Royals and the Winnipeg Navy before scoring 15 goals as a rookie with the New York Rangers in 1945-46.

Leswick spent six years with the Blueshirts and recorded consecutive 20-goal seasons in 1947 and 1948. After scoring 44 points in 1949-50, he was named to the NHL second all-star team. During this time, he formed a successful combination with Edgar Laprade and Dunc Fisher. In June 1951, "Mighty Mouse" was sent to the Detroit Red Wings for Gaye Stewart.

Leswick was a solid addition to the powerful Red Wings and was inserted on a line with Marty Pavelich and Glen Skov. His skill and savvy helped the Wings win the Stanley Cup in 1952, 1954, and 1955. The clever winger played a season with the Chicago Black Hawks before rejoining Detroit for 22 games in 1957-58. He retired after playing nine games for the WHL's Vancouver Canucks in 1959-60.

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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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