Art Stratton

Art Stratton
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Stratton in 2015
Born (1935-10-08) October 8, 1935 (age 83)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
Detroit Red Wings
Chicago Black Hawks
Pittsburgh Penguins
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 1956–1976

Arthur Stratton (born October 8, 1935) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player. He played 95 games in the NHL for 5 separate teams. These included the New York Rangers (18 games), Detroit Red Wings (5 games), Chicago Black Hawks (2 games), Pittsburgh Penguins (58 games), and Philadelphia Flyers (12 games). Stratton's NHL career was scattered across 4 playing seasons between 1959 and 1968, where he scored 18 goals and 33 assists.

Stratton's professional hockey career was more illustrious than his NHL statistics demonstrate. Starting in 1955 and playing straight until 1976, he was only in the NHL for 4 seasons and with 5 different teams. Stratton contributed to the following professional hockey teams during his lengthy and productive career: St. Catharines Teepees, Cleveland Barons, North Bay Trappers, Winnipeg Warriors, Springfield Indians, Kitchener-Waterloo Beavers, Buffalo Bisons, Pittsburgh Hornets, St. Louis Braves, Seattle Totems, Tidewater Wings, Virginia Red Wings, Rochester Americans, Richmond Robins and Hampton Gulls. He holds the American Hockey League record for points in a game with 9 (all assists) while playing with the Buffalo Bisons against Pittsburgh March 17, 1963.[1]

Stratton also coached the Syracuse Eagles for part of the 1974/1975 American Hockey League Season. That year, the Eagles were last in the league standings, with a record of 21 games under .500.

Awards and achievements[]

Career statistics[]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1953–54 Winnipeg Barons MJHL 36 17 28 45 39 6 0 5 5 0
1954–55 Winnipeg Barons MJHL 32 50 26 76 39 5 3 3 6 0
1955–56 St. Catharines Teepees OHA-Jr. 48 37 42 79 49 6 1 3 4 17
1955–56 Cleveland Barons AHL 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2
1956–57 North Bay Trappers NOHA 60 29 34 63 23 13 5 8 13 12
1957–58 Winnipeg Warriors WHL 70 23 53 76 12 7 4 1 5 4
1958–59 Cleveland Barons AHL 62 29 47 76 40 7 1 3 4 2
1959–60 New York Rangers NHL 18 2 5 7 2
1959–60 Springfield Indians AHL 46 12 44 56 29
1960–61 Springfield Indians AHL 48 16 41 57 16
1960–61 Kitchener-Waterloo Beavers EPHL 16 7 5 12 4 7 0 2 2 0
1961–62 Buffalo Bisons AHL 63 15 24 39 52 6 1 3 4 2
1962–63 Buffalo Bisons AHL 70 20 70 90 18 13 4 15 19 2
1963–64 Detroit Red Wings NHL 5 0 3 3 2
1963–64 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 66 17 65 82 29 5 0 2 2 4
1964–65 Buffalo Bisons AHL 71 25 84 109 32 9 1 5 6 4
1965–66 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 2 0 0 0 0
1965–66 St. Louis Braves CPHL 66 28 66 94 14 5 0 1 1 2
1966–67 St. Louis Braves CPHL 67 34 56 90 46
1967–68 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 58 16 21 37 16
1967–68 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 12 0 4 4 4 5 0 0 0 0
1968–69 Seattle Totems WHL 66 15 44 59 58 4 0 0 0 4
1969–70 Seattle Totems WHL 59 24 55 79 22
1970–71 Seattle Totems WHL 71 17 31 48 40
1971–72 Seattle Totems WHL 11 1 6 7 6
1971–72 Tidewater Wings AHL 61 15 41 56 54
1972–73 Virginia Wings AHL 76 30 50 80 32 12 4 4 8 0
1973–74 Rochester Americans AHL 76 24 71 95 118 6 2 6 8 4
1974–75 Richmond Robins AHL 29 8 18 26 10 7 1 2 3 10
1975–76 Hampton Gulls SHL 70 14 64 78 112 9 2 3 5 2
AHL totals 669 211 555 766 430 66 14 41 55 30
WHL totals 277 80 189 269 138 11 4 1 5 8
NHL totals 95 18 33 51 24 5 0 0 0 0

References[]

  1. ^ "AHL Hall of Fame". ahlhalloffame.com. Retrieved 2016-05-31.

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Preceded by
Tom McCarthy
CPHL Leading Scorer
1965–66
1966–67
Succeeded by
Ron Ward
Preceded by
Cesare Maniago
CPHL Most Valuable Player Award
1965–66
1966–67
Succeeded by
Bryan Watson