Odie Cleghorn

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Odie Cleghorn
Odie Cleghorn.jpg
Born (1891-09-19)September 19, 1891
Montreal, QC, CAN
Died July 13, 1956(1956-07-13) (aged 64)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for NHL:
Montreal Canadiens
Pittsburgh Pirates
NHA:
Montreal Wanderers
Renfrew Creamery Kings
Playing career 1910–1928

James Ogilvie "Odie" Cleghorn (September 19, 1891 – July 13, 1956) was a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger, linesman and referee. His brother Sprague Cleghorn also played professional ice hockey and the two played several seasons together.

Hockey career[edit]

Cleghorn played ten seasons in the National Hockey League for the Montreal Canadiens and Pittsburgh Pirates. He won a Stanley Cup in 1924 with Montreal.

Cleghorn was also a coach of the Pirates. It was during the 1925–26 season that he created the idea of set lines. He would play three set lines that would rotate. Before this, the players would only rest when needed.

Odie Cleghorn's brother Sprague Cleghorn died of injuries following a car accident. Just a few hours before Sprague's 14 July 1956 funeral, Odie Cleghorn, was found in his bed, dead of heart failure, perhaps induced by the stress of the loss of his brother.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1909–10 New York Wanderers AAHL 8 16 1 17 23
1910–11 Renfrew Creamery Kings NHA 16 20 3 23 66
1911–12 Montreal Wanderers NHA 17 27 4 31 30
1912–13 Montreal Wanderers NHA 20 18 5 23 44
1913–14 Montreal Wanderers NHA 13 9 7 16 19
1914–15 Montreal Wanderers NHA 15 21 5 26 39 2 0 1 1 12
1915–16 Montreal Wanderers NHA 21 15 7 22 51
1916–17 Montreal Wanderers NHA 18 28 4 32 49
1917–18 Military service
1918–19 Montreal Canadiens NHL 17 23 6 29 33 10 8 1 9 9
1919–20 Montreal Canadiens NHL 21 19 3 22 30
1920–21 Montreal Canadiens NHL 21 5 4 9 8
1921–22 Montreal Canadiens NHL 23 21 3 24 26
1922–23 Montreal Canadiens NHL 24 19 7 26 14 2 0 0 0 2
1923–24 Montreal Canadiens NHL 22 3 3 6 14 6 0 1 1 0
1924–25 Montreal Canadiens NHL 30 3 2 5 14 5 0 1 1 0
1925–26 Pittsburgh Pirates NHL 17 2 1 3 4 1 0 0 0 0
1926–27 Pittsburgh Pirates NHL 3 0 0 0 0
1927–28 Pittsburgh Pirates NHL 1 0 0 0 4
NHL totals 179 95 29 124 147 24 8 3 11 11

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