Cal Gardner

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Cal Gardner
Born (1924-10-30)October 30, 1924
Transcona, MB, CAN
Died October 10, 2001(2001-10-10) (aged 76)
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
Toronto Maple Leafs
Chicago Black Hawks
Boston Bruins
Playing career 1945–1961

Calvin Pearly "Ginger, Red, Torchy" Gardner (October 30, 1924 - October 10, 2001) was a professional ice hockey player in the NHL. In 1943, after playing professional hockey for three years and winning the Memorial Cup, he joined the Canadian military and took part in World War II. At the conclusion of the war, he once again began playing professional hockey. He died in 2001. His two sons Paul and Dave were also professional ice hockey players.

While playing for the Springfield Indians of the AHL in the 1957–58 season, Gardner served as an assistant coach. Gardner also served as a player-head coach while with the Kingston Frontenacs of the EPHL in 1959-60.

NHL Transactions[edit]

Sources: Legends of Hockey[1] NHLTradeTracker.com[2]

Awards and achievements[edit]

Career statistics[edit]

Junior hockey statistics not shown, but can be viewed here.

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1945–46 New York Rangers NHL 16 8 2 10 2
1945–46 New York Rovers EHL 40 41 32 73 28
1946–47 New York Rangers NHL 52 13 16 29 30
1947–48 New York Rangers NHL 57 7 18 25 71 5 0 0 0 0
1948–49 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 53 13 22 35 35 9 2 5 7 0
1949–50 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 31 7 19 26 12 7 1 0 1 4
1950–51 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 66 23 28 51 42 11 1 1 2 4
1951–52 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 70 15 26 41 40 3 0 0 0 2
1952–53 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 70 11 24 35 60 7 0 2 2 4
1953–54 Boston Bruins NHL 70 14 20 34 62 4 1 1 2 0
1954–55 Boston Bruins NHL 70 16 22 38 40 5 0 0 0 4
1955–56 Boston Bruins NHL 70 15 21 36 57
1956–57 Boston Bruins NHL 70 12 20 32 66 10 2 1 3 2
1957–58 Springfield Indians AHL 69 24 57 81 49 13 4 12 16 5
1958–59 Providence Reds AHL 68 24 39 63 73
1959–60 Kingston Frontenacs EPHL 65 32 61 93 57
1960–61 Cleveland Barons AHL 72 25 39 64 24 4 1 0 1 0
NHL totals 696 154 238 392 517 61 7 10 17 20

Coaching record[edit]

Cal Gardner EPHL coaching statistics[3]
Team Year Regular season Post season
G W L T Winning % Finish Result
Kingston Frontenacs 1959-1960 70 28 39 3 .421 6th in league Out of playoffs

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cal Pearly Gardner". Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Cal Gardner trades". Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Cal Gardner Hockey Statistics". HockeyDB.com. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 

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