Jack Stoddard

John Edward "Jack" Stoddard (September 26, 1926 – January 29, 2014) was born in Stoney Creek, Ontario and was a professional ice hockey player who played 80 games in the National Hockey League. He played with the New York Rangers. Stoddard died in Owen Sound in 2014.[1]

Jack Stoddard
Born (1926-09-26)September 26, 1926
Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada
Died January 29, 2014(2014-01-29) (aged 87)
Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for New York Rangers
Playing career 1946–1962

Playing careerEdit

Initially, he played junior in the OHA between 1943 and 1946.[2] In addition to the Rangers, he also played for other teams such as the Baltimore Clippers, the Providence Reds, and the Quebec Aces.[3]

When traded to the Rangers in January 1952 for Pat Egan, Zellio Toppazzini and Jean Paul Denis, he was leading the AHL with 48 points in 34 games. He was the NHL's tallest player in the 1951–1952 and 1952–1953 seasons and was the first Rangers player to wear the number 13.[4]


  1. ^ "Read recent and archived obituaries and memorial notices from Postmedia Obituaries".
  2. ^ "Jack Edward Stoddard". Hockey Hall of Fame.
  3. ^ "Jack Stoddard Hockey Statistics". The Internet Hockey Database.
  4. ^ "NY Rangers All-Time Roster". Archived from the original on 2014-11-06.

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