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Danny Lawson
Danny Lawson
Right Wing
Number: 18
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 180
Shoots:
Born: Oct 30, 1947
Birthplace: Toronto, ON, Canada
Danny Lawson was a speedy right winger with a quick shot who showed glimpses of his potential during five NHL seasons. His offensive potential was more evident in junior and during a five-year stay in the WHA.

The Toronto native played junior with the OHA's Hamilton Red Wings. The Detroit prospect was named to the league's first all-star team after scoring 52 goals in 1967-68. He played 44 games for the Wings in 1968-69 but struggled to get open consistently and was traded to the Minnesota North Stars for Wayne Connelly. He continued to show flashes of his potential but his inconsistency was a source of frustration for coaches Wren Blair and John Muckler.

Lawson was claimed by the Buffalo Sabres at the intra-league draft in June 1971. He scored 10 goals in 78 games but was rarely used in key situations. He realized his offensive potential when he joined the WHA's Philadelphia Blazers in 1972-73 and led the league with 61 goals. He became an instant star and was placed on the league's inaugural first all-star team. Lawson continued to produce over the next five seasons when he never failed to top the 30-goal mark. He retired in 1977 after scoring 30 goals and helping the Winnipeg Jets reach the Avco Cup finals.

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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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