Jack Crawford (ice hockey)
|John Shea Crawford|
October 26, 1916|
Dublin, ON, CAN
|Died||January 19, 1973
Barnstable, MA, USA
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|Played for||Boston Bruins|
John Shea Crawford (October 26, 1916 – January 19, 1973) was a Canadian ice hockey defenceman and coach. He was born in Dublin, Ontario. Despite Crawford's preference to be called "Johnny" or "John", the media often referred to him as "Jack".
Crawford started his National Hockey League career with the Boston Bruins in 1938. He played his entire career with the Bruins and retired after the 1950 season. In 1943 and 1946, he was a member of the NHL All-Star Team. He won two Stanley Cups with Boston 1939, 1941.
Crawford coached 659 games in the American Hockey League (10th on the all-time list) with the Hershey Bears (1950-52), Providence Reds (1955-60), Rochester Americans (1961-62), and Baltimore Clippers (1964-66). He was the general manager of the Cape Cod Cubs of the Eastern Hockey League when he collapsed on January 17, 1973 while attending his team's home game. He died at the Cape Cod Hospital on January 19, 1973. He was 56 years old.
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|1934–35||Toronto St. Michael's Majors||OHA-Jr.||12||5||3||8||14||3||1||1||2||8|
|1935–36||West Toronto Nationals||OHA-Jr.||9||3||3||6||4||5||2||2||4||5|
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|1936–37||Kirkland Lake Blue Devils||GBHL||9||6||4||10||20||4||0||1||1||8|
|Boston Bruins captain
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