The second of two Veteran’s Category inductees in the 1994 Class, Harry Watson entered the Hall with a decent resume as a five time Stanley Cup champion and a seven time All-Star game participant. Watson was a decent scorer and rarely made mistakes, but his overall performance was usually as a complementary player and not necessarily as the top star. Granted, he did play in many All-Star games, but back then it was the Champions (of which he was on five) against the best players from the rest of the NHL. It is not a travesty to have Harry Watson in the Hockey Hall of Fame, but if he was omitted it is not exactly a huge snub.
The Bullet Points: Country of Origin:
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Elected In:
Left Wing Played for:
Detroit Red Wings
Toronto Maple Leafs
Chicago Blackhawks Major Accolades and Awards:
All Star Games (7) (1947, 1948, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1953 & 1955)
Stanley Cup Rings (5) (Detroit Red Wings 1943) & (Toronto Maple Leafs 1947, 1948, 1949 & 1951)
Should Harry Watson be in the Hall of Fame?
I totally agree with this induction. - 0%
I am fine with this induction. - 0%
I do not agree with this induction, but it does not bother me. - 100%