Rangers Obtain Gaye Stewart from Red Wings for Leswick, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-09


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Rangers Obtain Gaye Stewart From Red Wings for Leswick NEW YORK, N. Y., June 8 UP. — The New York Rangers, rebuilding for the 1951-52 National Hockey League season, obtained left wing Gaye Stewart from the Detroit Red Wings today for left wing Tony Leswick. Stewart, the NHLs rookie-of-the-year in 1942-43, when he broke in with the Toronto Maple Leafs, also played for the Chicago Black Hawks before being traded to Detroit last season*. He scored 18 goals and 11 assists for the Red Wings. Leswick, one of the smallest players in the league at 5 -feet 6-inches, played with the Rangers for six seasons. Rated one of the scrappiest forwards in the league, he had his worst seasons in 1950-51, scoring only 15 goals and 11 assists. The deal was the Rangers third of the off-season. Last month they obtained right wing Wally Hergesheimer and defenseman Hy . Buller from the Cleveland Barons, of the American League and defenseman Steve Kraftcheck from the Boston Bruins.

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