Don Deacon

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For the Canadian politician, see Donald Deacon.
Don Deacon
Born (1912-06-02)June 2, 1912
Regina, SK, CAN
Died August 1, 1943(1943-08-01) (aged 31)
Vancouver, BC, CAN
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for NHL
Detroit Red Wings
IHL
Detroit Olympics
IAHL
Pittsburgh Hornets
Indianapolis Capitals
AHL
Cleveland Barons
Playing career 1935–1942

Donald John Deacon (June 2, 1912 in Regina, Saskatchewan – August 1, 1943 in Vancouver, British Columbia) was a professional ice hockey winger who played parts of three seasons for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League from 1936–37 to 1939–40.

Deacon played 30 career NHL games scoring six goals and four assists for ten points. In his only two playoff games, he scored two goals and added an assist. Deacon died after falling from a balcony at a friend's Christmas party in Vancouver, British Columbia while on military leave in 1943.[1]

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  1. ^ [1] Deacon at Find A Grave.

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