Al Buchanan
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
160 lb (73 kg)
Teams Toronto Maple Leafs
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born May 17, 1927(1927-05-17),
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Died January 17 1994 (aged 66),
Pro Career 1944 – 1955

Allaster William Buchanan (b. May 17, 1927 in Winnipeg, Manitoba - d. January 17, 1994) was a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger who played 4 games in the National Hockey League with the Toronto Maple Leafs in late 40s.

He played junior hockey for the powerful Winnipeg Monarchs from 1944 to 1947. During his stay there, the Monarchs won the Memorial Cup in 1946. Buchanan played one season for the junior Toronto Marlboros and graduated to the senior Marlboros in 1948-49. They won the Allan Cup in 1949-50. During that season Buchanan also played his one and only NHL game for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Buchanan continued to play senior hockey until he retired in 1955. He won another Allan Cup in 1953 with the Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen.

Career StatisticsEdit

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1944-45 Winnipeg Monarchs MJHL 6 5 5 10 0 6 5 2 7 4

Awards & Achievements Edit

  • Turnbull Cup Manitoba Junior Hockey League Championship (1945 & 1946)
  • Abbott Cup Western Canada Junior A Championship (1946)
  • Memorial Cup Canada Junior A Championship (1946)

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