42. Leo Reise

The son of former Hamilton Tiger and New York American, Leo Reise, Leo Reise Jr. had a better career than his father, which says quite a bit.

Arriving in Detroit from Chicago in a 1945-46 mid-season trade, Reise was a piece of a youth movement and talent burst that would take the Red Wings to the 1950 Stanley Cup.  Reise scored a career-high 21 Points that year and was also named a Second Team All-Star. The Defenseman replicated that Point total and Second Team All-Star the year after, and in 1952, he was again a Stanley Cup winner.  This was Reise’s last season in Detroit, as he was traded to the Rangers in the off-season.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Defence
  • Acquired: Traded from the Chicago Blackhawks with Pete Horeck for Adam Brown and Ray Powell 12/9/46.
  • Departed:

    Traded to the New York Rangers for Reg Sinclair and John Morrison 8/18/52.

  • Games Played: 340
  • Notable Statistics:

    21 Goals
    61 Assists 
    82 Points 
    254 PIM 
    0.24 PPG 
    N/A Plus/Minus* 
    30.4 Point Shares 
    13 Points in 52 Playoff Games

    *Plus/Minus was not a stat when Reise played.

  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Stanley Cup Champion (1950 & 1952)
    Second Team All-Star (1950 & 1951)
    All-Star (1950, 1951 & 1952)

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