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Cliff Barton
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
5 ft .06 in (1.53 m)
160 lb (73 kg)
Teams NHL
Pittsburgh Pirates
Philadelphia Quakers
New York Rangers
Pittsburgh Yellow Jackets
Buffalo Bisons
Detroit Olympics
Philadelphia Ramblers
Pittsburgh Hornets
Hershey Bears
St. Louis Flyers
Springfield Indians
Nationality Flag of the United States American
Born September 3, 1907(1907-09-03),
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
Died September 14 1969 (aged 62),
Pro Career 1929 – 1944

Clifford John Barton (September 3, 1907 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan – September 14, 1969) was an American professional ice hockey right winger.

Barton played three seasons in the National Hockey League for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Quakers and New York Rangers. He was the last former Pittsburgh Pirates member in the NHL.

He played junior hockey for the Port Arthur Bruins and then joined the Port Arthur senior team. Barton scored 4 goals in 7 playoff games as the seniors won the 1929 Allan Cup. This got him to the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1929-30 and then to the Philadelphia Quakers in 1930-31.

After that season Barton played eight seasons in the minors before being called up for a cup of coffee with the New York Rangers in 1939-40. He then returned to the minors for four more seasons and retired in 1944.

In the NHL, Barton played in 85 games, scoring 10 goals and 9 assists.

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