Allan Stanley

Allan Stanley

Allan Stanley, starred locally and played juvenile hockey for the Holman Pluggers, a team that won the All-Ontario Juvenile Championship in 1942-43 and was coached by Carlo Cattarello.

He spent his 1944-48 seasons with various teams before beginning his storied NHL career in 1948 with the New York Rangers. He played 5 years in the Big Apple and then had stints with the Boston Bruins and Chicago Black Hawks.

He went on to spend 10 seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs and was an important part of a Leaf team that won 4 Stanley Cups in six years (1962-63-64-67). He finished his career with the Philadelphia Flyers.

Allan played in 1244 NHL regular season games, scoring 100 goals and 333 assists and was named to 3 All-Star teams. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1981.


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June 15, 2015