April 11, 1922|
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
April 13, 1995 (aged 73)|
Providence, RI, USA
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
Branigan was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and began his career as a defenceman playing with the Winnipeg Monarchs of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League from 1939-1940. In October 1940, he was signed by the New York/Brooklyn Americans of the NHL and played for the team from 1940-1942.
He finished his playing career in the Eastern Hockey League in 1960 playing for the Washington Presidents and the New York Rovers. Branigan also coached the Washington Presidents and the New York Rovers from 1958-1960.
Awards and achievements
- Calder Cup AHL Championships (1947 & 1956)
- AHL Second Team All-Star (1956)
- "Honoured Member" of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
- Biographical information and career statistics from Hockey-Reference.com, or Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database
- Andy Branigan at Find a Grave
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