Fred Thurier

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Fred Thurier
Born (1916-01-11)January 11, 1916
Granby, QC, CAN
Died November 20, 1999(1999-11-20) (aged 83)
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for New York Americans
Brooklyn Americans
New York Rangers
Playing career 1940–1952

Alfred Michael Thurier (January 11, 1916 in Granby, Quebec – November 20, 1999) was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre.

Playing career[edit]

Thurier played parts of three seasons with the New York Americans and Rangers during the 1940s. He was best known for his offensive output in the AHL. He led the AHL in scoring with the Springfield Indians during the 1940–41 season, and helped lead the Cleveland Barons to Calder Cup victories in 1948 and 1951. Despite his offensive production in the American Hockey League Thurier never spent a full season in the NHL. In 80 NHL games Thurier recorded 25 goals and 27 assists for 52 points.[1]


Achievements and awards[edit]

  • AHL First All-Star Team (1941)
  • AHL Second All-Star Team (1942, 1951)


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