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Jim McFadden
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Position Centre
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
5 ft 07 in (1.7 m)
178 lb (81 kg)
NHL Team
F. Teams
Retired
Detroit Red Wings
Chicago Black Hawks
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born April 15 1920 (1920-04-15) (age 96),
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Pro Career 1946 – 1954

James "Jim" McFadden (born April 15, 1920 in Belfast, Northern Ireland – August 28, 2002) was a professional forward. He won the Calder Trophy in 1948, and a Stanley Cup in 1950 with the Detroit Red Wings. McFadden appeared in the 1950 NHL All-Star Game.

He started out playing amateur hockey in Carman, Alberta. McFadden then played two seasons with the Portland Buckaroos of the Pacific Coast Hockey League from 1939-41. During World War II, he played for military teams in Canada.

After the war he joined the Detroit Red Wings in 1947-48, winning the Calder Trophy and played with them until 1951. He won the Stanley Cup in 1949-50.

McFadden was then traded to the Chicago Blackhawks and stayed with them until the middle of the 1953-54 season. He finished his career with four seasons playing for the Calgary Stampeders of the Western Hockey League (minor pro) and retired in 1957.

Awards and achievements Edit

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1939–40 Portland Buckaroos PCHL 2 1 3 6
1940–41 Portland Buckaroos PCHL 20 14 34 37
1945–46 Ottawa Senators QSHL 30 25 32 57 57 9 1 8 9 6
1946–47 Ottawa Senators QSHL 16 17 17 34 2
1946–47 Buffalo Bisons AHL 31 19 15 34 10
1946–47 Detroit Red Wings NHL 4 0 2 2 0
1947–48 Detroit Red Winds NHL 60 24 24 48 12 10 5 3 8 10
1948–49 Detroit Red Wings NHL 55 12 20 32 10 8 0 1 1 6
1949–50 Detroit Red Wings NHL 68 14 16 30 8 14 2 3 5 8
1950–51 Detroit Red Wings NHL 70 14 18 32 10 6 0 0 0 2
1951–52 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 70 10 24 34 14
1952–53 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 70 23 21 44 29 7 3 0 3 4
1953–54 Calgary Stampeders WHL 37 27 28 55 16 18 10 12 22 4
1953–54 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 19 3 3 6 6
1954–55 Calgary Stampeders WHL 56 31 34 65 36 8 5 4 9 7
1955–56 Calgary Stampeders WHL 64 23 37 60 26 8 4 4 8 4
1956–57 Calgary Stampeders WHL 9 3 5 8 8
NHL totals 412 100 126 226 89 49 10 9 19 30

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Preceded by
Howie Meeker
Winner of the Calder Trophy
1948
Succeeded by
Pentti Lund

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