George Morrison (ice hockey)

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George Morrison
George Morrison action shot.jpg
Morrison as a member of the St. Louis Blues, 1970
Born December 24, 1948
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died November 12, 2008(2008-11-12) (aged 59)
Schenectady, New York, United States
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for
Playing career 1970–1977

George Harold Morrison (December 24, 1948 – November 12, 2008) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played 361 games in the World Hockey Association and 115 games in the National Hockey League. He played for the St. Louis Blues, Minnesota Fighting Saints and Calgary Cowboys. Morrison was born in Toronto, Ontario.

In the last game of the 73-74 WHA season, Morrison set a WHA record for the fastest hat trick in league history—scoring three goals within 43 seconds. He later scored his fourth goal of the game allowing him to reach the 40 goal milestone for the season. He died in Schenectady, New York in 2008 at the age of 59.

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
All-WCHA First Team 1969–70 [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-WCHA Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2014-04-13. 

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