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Rick Newell

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Gordon Richard Newell (born February 18, 1948 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player who played six games in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings. He would also play 25 games in the World Hockey Association for the Phoenix Roadrunners.

He played junior hockey for the Winnipeg Rangers from 1964 to 1966, college hockey with the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs from 1966 to 1969, and for the Canadian National Team in 1969-70. The property of the New York Rangers, Newell turned pro with the Omaha Knights in 1969-70 and played minor pro until 1972, when he was traded to the Detroit Red Wings.

Newell was called up for three games with the Wings in 1972-73 and another three in 1973-74 (scoring no points either time). He moved to the World Hockey Association's Phoenix Roadrunners in 1974-75, scoring 4 assists in 25 games.

He continued to play in the minor pros until his retirement in 1978.

Career StatisticsEdit

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1964-65 Winnipeg Rangers MJHL 35 5 13 18 74 5 1 8 9 15
1965-66 Winnipeg Rangers MJHL 3 0 2 2 6 - - - - -
NHL Totals 7 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
WHA Totals 25 0 4 4 39 5 0 1 1 2

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