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Glen Frederick Skov (January 26, 1931 – September 10, 2013) was a centre in the NHL who played for 12 seasons for the Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Black Hawks and Montreal Canadiens and is the younger brother of former referee Art Skov. He won 3 Stanley Cups with Detroit in 1952, 1954, 1955.

Glen Skov
1959 Topps Glen Skov.JPG
Born (1931-01-26)January 26, 1931
Wheatley, Ontario, Canada
Died September 10, 2013(2013-09-10) (aged 82)
Palm Harbor, Florida, U.S.
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Center
Shot Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 1947–1961

Glen split his first two seasons between Detroit and the minor leagues before playing four full seasons with Detroit. He then moved to Chicago where he played for five seasons. His final season comprised a mere 3 games with the Montreal Canadiens. He died on September 10, 2013 in Palm Harbor, Florida.[1][2][3]

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1946–47 Windsor Spitfires OHA-Jr. 2 0 0 0 0
1947–48 Detroit Hettche IHL 18 4 4 8 8 8 5 3 8 6
1948–49 Windsor Spitfires OHA-Jr. 35 16 12 28 42 4 0 0 0 2
1948–49 Windsor Ryancretes IHL 11 2 7 9 4 3 0 6 6 0
1949–50 Detroit Red Wings NHL 2 0 0 0 0
1950–51 Detroit Red Wings NHL 19 7 6 13 13 6 0 0 0 0
1950–51 Omaha Knights USHL 45 26 33 59 55
1951–52 Detroit Red Wings NHL 70 12 14 26 48 8 1 4 5 16
1952–53 Detroit Red Wings NHL 70 12 15 27 54 6 1 0 1 2
1953–54 Detroit Red Wings NHL 70 17 10 27 95 12 1 2 3 16
1954–55 Detroit Red Wings NHL 70 14 16 30 53 11 2 0 2 8
1955–56 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 70 7 20 27 26
1956–57 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 67 14 28 42 69
1957–58 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 70 17 18 35 35
1958–59 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 70 3 5 8 4 6 2 1 3 4
1959–60 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 69 3 4 7 16 4 0 0 0 2
1960–61 Montréal Canadiens NHL 3 0 0 0 0
1960–61 Hull-Ottawa Canadiens EPHL 67 16 26 42 24 14 2 6 8 2
NHL totals 650 106 136 242 413 53 7 7 14 48

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Glen Skov Obituary - Palm Harbor, Florida". Obitsforlife.com. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2013-09-14.
  2. ^ "Glen Skov, winner of 3 Stanley Cups with Detroit Red Wings, dies | Detroit Free Press". freep.com. 2013-03-09. Retrieved 2013-09-14.
  3. ^ Bob Duff. "Ex-Wing Skov starred on three Cup winners | Windsor Star". Blogs.windsorstar.com. Retrieved 2013-09-14.

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