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Jack Leswick
Position Centre
Shoots Right
5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
155 lb (70 kg)
Teams Chicago Black Hawks
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born January 1, 1910(1910-01-01),
Humboldt, SK, CAN
Died August 7 1934 (aged 24),
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Pro Career 1929 – 1934

Jack "Newsy" Leswick (January 1, 1910 in Humboldt, Saskatchewan – August 7, 1934 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) was a Canadian ice hockey Center for the Chicago Black Hawks. His only NHL season came in 1934.

Playing careerEdit

Jack Leswick played 3 1/2 seasons for the Duluth Hornets of the AHA. He spent the second half of 1932–33 playing for the Wichita Blue Jays. He began the 1934 season in the AHA playing for the Kansas City Greyhounds. Leswick was called up to the Chicago Black Hawks shortly after the beginning of the 1934 season. He played 37 games, scoring 1 goal and 7 assists and was assessed 16 penalty minutes (PIM), as Chicago won the Stanley Cup championship that spring.

Suspicious deathEdit

Leswick died in the off-season after the 1933-34 season. His body was found in the Assiniboine River without his wallet or other valuables. Leswick's death was ruled either a suicide or accident by the Winnipeg Coroner.

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