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Lefty Wilson
Lefty Wilson
Goaltender
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 178
Catches: Left
Born: Oct 15, 1919
Birthplace: Toronto, ON, Canada
Goalie Ross Ingram "Lefty" Wilson was an emergency replacement for three different NHL clubs in the 1950s. He was better known as a solid backstopper at the senior level who eventually became an NHL trainer who kept his skills sharp by serving as a practice goaltender.

The Toronto native played junior in the OHA with the hometown Lions in 1937-38 then stepped away from the game for a few years. He returned in 1943-44 and was a solid senior player in St. Catharines and Toronto and toiled briefly in the USHL and AHL.

Wilson's main job became and NHL assistant trainer and eventually full time trainer. On October 10, 1953 he replaced an injured Terry Sawchuk in the Detroit goal during a 4-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens. On January 22, 1956 he was loaned to the Maple Leafs to replace fallen Harry Lumley and faced his own club briefly in the third period of a 4-1 Red Wings triumph. Wilson's third NHL appearance came on December 29, 1957 when he played nearly three quarters of a 2-2 tie on behalf of the Boston Bruins after an injury to Don Simmons.

Courtesy of the Hockey Hall of Fame

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 54 40 10 4 178 124 84
2 FLA 56 32 18 6 153 132 70
3 NYR 55 31 18 6 157 140 68
4 BOS 55 30 19 6 163 150 66
5 DET 55 28 18 9 138 134 65
6 TBL 54 30 20 4 144 130 64
7 NYI 54 29 19 6 153 137 64
8 PIT 54 28 19 7 139 136 63
9 NJD 56 28 21 7 124 124 63
10 CAR 56 25 21 10 137 146 60
11 PHI 54 24 20 10 128 140 58
12 MTL 56 27 25 4 151 151 58
13 OTT 57 25 26 6 159 177 56
14 CBJ 57 23 28 6 144 175 52
15 BUF 56 22 28 6 131 155 50
16 TOR 54 20 25 9 127 151 49

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
D. Larkin 54 18 20 25 38
H. Zetterberg 55 10 28 5 38
T. Tatar 54 16 17 -1 33
G. Nyquist 55 14 16 -1 30
P. Datsyuk 40 9 21 14 30
J. Abdelkader 55 14 15 -2 29
M. Green 47 4 17 -7 21
N. Kronwall 45 3 14 -10 17
B. Richards 41 5 11 6 16
D. DeKeyser 51 7 8 12 15
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 21 10 5 .933 1.94
J. Howard 7 8 4 .904 2.89