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Lawrence McFarlane "Baldy" Northcott[1][2] (September 7, 1908 – November 7, 1986) was a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger. Born in Calgary, Alberta,[3] Northcott played ten seasons in the National Hockey League for the Montreal Maroons and Chicago Black Hawks.

Baldy Northcott
Baldy Northcott.jpg
Born (1908-09-07)September 7, 1908
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Died November 7, 1986(1986-11-07) (aged 78)
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 184 lb (83 kg; 13 st 2 lb)
Position Defence/Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Montreal Maroons
Chicago Black Hawks
Playing career 1928–1939

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Playing careerEdit

Montreal MaroonsEdit

Northcott achieved all-star status in 1932–33 playing on a line with Jimmy Ward and Hooley Smith. In the 1934–35 Stanley Cup playoffs he scored the winning goal in two games,[4] helping the Maroons win the Stanley Cup.

Chicago BlackhawksEdit

After the Maroons folded, Northcott was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks where he would play his last game in the National Hockey league, retiring at the end of the 1938–39 season.

Coaching careerEdit

Northcott coached the Winnipeg Rangers of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League for one season in 1940–41, leading them to the Memorial Cup Championship.

RetirementEdit

In his retirement Northcott operated an eponymously named sporting goods store in Winnipeg.[5]

Awards and achievementsEdit

PlayerEdit

  • 1932–33 - NHL First Team All-Star - Left Wing
  • 1934–35 - Stanley Cup Champion - Montreal Maroons
  • 1937–38 - Played in Howie Morenz Memorial Game
  • Honoured Member - Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame

CoachEdit

  • 1940–41 - Memorial Cup Champion - Winnipeg Rangers

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1926–27 Brantford Redmen OHA-Jr.
1927–28 Haileybury YMCA NOHA
1928–29 North Bay Trappers NOHA
1928–29 Montreal Maroons NHL 5 0 0 0 0
1929–30 Montreal Maroons NHL 43 10 1 11 6 4 0 0 0 4
1930–31 Montreal Maroons NHL 22 7 3 10 15 2 0 1 1 0
1930–31 Windsor Bulldogs IHL 21 12 6 18 18
1931–32 Montreal Maroons NHL 48 19 6 25 33 4 1 2 3 4
1932–33 Montreal Maroons NHL 48 22 21 43 30 2 0 0 0 4
1933–34 Montreal Maroons NHL 47 20 13 33 27 4 2 0 2 0
1934–35 Montreal Maroons NHL 47 9 14 23 44 7 4 1 5 0
1935–36 Montreal Maroons NHL 48 15 21 36 41 3 0 0 0 0
1936–37 Montreal Maroons NHL 46 15 14 29 18 5 1 1 2 2
1937–38 Montreal Maroons NHL 46 11 12 23 50
1938–39 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 46 5 7 12 9
NHL totals 446 133 112 245 273 31 8 5 13 14

TransactionsEdit

  • Traded by the Montreal Maroons with Earl Robinson and Russ Blinco to the Chicago Blackhawks for $30,000, September 15, 1938.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lawrence Baldy Northcott Montreal Maroons 1938
  2. ^ Baldy Northcott
  3. ^ Baldy McFarlane Northcott
  4. ^ 1935 - Maroons sweep the Leafs
  5. ^ Ottawa Citizen. "Marriage revealed by Baldy Northcott". Retrieved 2016-01-04.

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