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Alton White




White is best known for being the second player of African descent, after Willie O'Ree, to have played on a professional major league ice hockey team and for being the first hockey player of African descent to score 20 goals in a single season for a major league team. He scored 21 goals and 21 assists for the Los Angeles Sharks during the 1972-73 season. During the same 72-73 season, he became the first black player in history to score a Hat-trick, three goals in a game, in a major league professional game.

Career StatisticsEdit

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1962-63 Winnipeg Rangers MJHL 38 19 19 38 21 -- -- -- -- --
1963-64 Winnipeg Rangers MJHL 29 23 12 35 12 4 3 2 5 2
St. Paul Rangers CPHL -- -- -- -- -- 3 0 1 1 0
1964-65 Winnipeg Rangers "C" MJHL 44 22 29 51 12 5 5 3 8 7
1965-66 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 66 17 25 42 26 6 1 0 1 0
1966-67 Columbus Checkers IHL 62 24 42 66 19 -- -- -- -- --
1967-68 Columbus Checkers IHL 70 37 38 75 41 4 0 3 3 0
1968-69 Columbus Checkers IHL 72 35 50 85 8 3 2 2 4 0
Providence Reds AHL 7 1 0 1 2 9 1 0 1 0
1969-70 Providence Reds AHL 67 24 24 48 14 -- -- -- -- --
1970-71 Providence Reds AHL 68 29 32 61 25 9 3 4 7 2
1971-72 Providence Reds AHL 76 30 34 64 18 5 0 0 0 0
1972-73 New York Raiders WHA 13 1 4 5 2 -- -- -- -- --
Los Angeles Sharks WHA 57 20 17 37 22 6 1 0 1 0
1973-74 Los Angeles Sharks WHA 48 8 13 21 13 -- -- -- -- --
Greensboro Generals SHL 8 1 4 5 4 -- -- -- -- --
1974-75 Syracuse Blazers NAHL 46 26 29 55 36 -- -- -- -- --
Michigan Stags / Baltimore Blades WHA 27 9 12 21 8 -- -- -- -- --
WHA Totals 145 38 46 84 45 6 1 0 1 0

Awards & Achievements Edit

External links Edit

Alton White's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database

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