Dave Creighton

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Dave Creighton
1957 Topps Dave Creighton.JPG
Born(1930-06-24)June 24, 1930
Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada
Died August 18, 2017(2017-08-18) (aged 87)
Wesley Chapel, Florida, US
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Boston Bruins
Toronto Maple Leafs
Chicago Black Hawks
New York Rangers
Playing career 19481969

David Theodore Creighton (June 24, 1930 – August 18, 2017) was a Canadian ice hockey forward. [1] Creighton started his National Hockey League career with the Boston Bruins in 1948. He would also play with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Chicago Black Hawks, and New York Rangers. On August 18, 1955, the Detroit Red Wings traded Creighton and Bronco Horvath to the New York Rangers in exchange for Aggie Kukulowicz and Billy Dea. [2] He left the NHL after the 1960 season. He played several more seasons in the AHL before retiring after the 1969 season. After this, he coached the Providence Reds from 1969 to 1970. His son Adam also played in the NHL.

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Career statistics

Regular season Playoffs
Season TeamLeagueGP G A Pts PIM GPGAPtsPIM
1946–47Port Arthur Bruins TBJHL 68715245380
1946–47 Fort William K of C MC 410110
1947–48Port Arthur BruinsTBJHL9191231455494
1947–48 Port Arthur BruinsMC1721153616
1948–49 Boston Bruins NHL 12134030000
1948–49 Hershey Bears AHL 4919183712
1949–50 Boston BruinsNHL6418133113
1950–51 Boston BruinsNHL56549450110
1950–51 Hershey BearsAHL112570
1951–52 Boston BruinsNHL492017371872132
1952–53 Boston BruinsNHL458816141145910
1953–54 Boston BruinsNHL692020402740000
1954–55 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL142138
1954–55 Chicago Black Hawks NHL4977146
1955–56 New York Rangers NHL702031514350004
1956–57 New York RangersNHL701821394252242
1957–58 New York RangersNHL701735524063362
1958–59 Toronto Maple LeafsNHL343912450110
1958–59 Rochester Americans AHL331417314651344
1959–60 Toronto Maple LeafsNHL141564
1959–60 Rochester AmericansAHL58253459301233610
1960–61 Rochester AmericansAHL7130427231
1961–62 Buffalo Bisons AHL6821486954112684
1962–63 Baltimore Clippers AHL7124487214312325
1963–64 Baltimore ClippersAHL7217254220
1964–65 Baltimore ClippersAHL622328511052246
1965–66 Baltimore ClippersAHL143252
1965–66 Providence Reds AHL5616375314
1966–67 Providence RedsAHL7222426463
1967–68 Providence RedsAHL722253755486280
1968–69 Providence RedsAHL721120313610000
NHL totals6161401743142235111132420
AHL totals8002584346923904515183349

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References

  1. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/name/david-creighton-obituary?pid=1000000186433342
  2. "Aggie Kukulowicz trades". NHL Trade Tracker. Retrieved February 1, 2020.