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Ed Nicholson
Ed Nicholson
Number: 23
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 180
Shoots: Left
Born: Sep 9, 1923
Birthplace: Portsmouth, ON, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free agent by Detroit on March 20, 1948.
Edward Nicholson was a stocky defenceman who could play the body and pass the puck effectively. He played one game with the Detroit Red Wings in 1947-48 and six seasons in the AHL.

The native of Portsmouth, Ontario played senior with the Kingston Athletic Club in 1945-46. Nicholson turned pro with the Indianapolis Capitals in 1945-46 and became a regular on their blueline. He signed as a free agent with the Detroit Red Wings in March, 1948 and played one NHL game.

Prior to the 1949-50 season, Nicholson was traded to the St. Louis Flyers. He spent three years in the AHL with them and scored 22 goals over that span before retiring in 1952.

Courtesy of the Hockey Hall of Fame


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