Jack Douglas

 

Douglas, John Moir

Position : D

24-04-1930 Trenton, ON, CAN
12-01-2003 Brantford, ON, CAN

 
Born in Trenton, ON and grew up in Deep River, ON.
Spent some time playing in Scotland between 1950 and 1952.
Back in Canada he bounced around several senior and semi-pro leagues.
He was eventually recruited by the Kitchener Waterloo Dutchmen to join them for the 1960 Winter Olympics.
Canadian amateur champion (Allan Cup) in 1961 with the Chatham Maroons. His club declined to play in the 1962 World Championships, the Galt Terriers replaced them but took Douglas with them.
Scored more than 400 career points in over 700 games.
Throughout his hockey career, he was known for his "six-inch slapper", where he would take a powerful slapshot by moving his stick only six inches. Eventually retired in 1964.
PH

 
Né à Trenton, il a grandi à Deep River, également dans l'Ontario.
Il a joué en Écosse avec les Dundee Tigers entre 1950 and 1952.
De retour au Canada, il a navigué entre plusieurs ligues senior et semi-pro.
Il a été recruté par les Kitchener Waterloo Dutchmen pour les Jeux olympiques 1960.
Champion amateur du Canada (Coupe Allan) en 1961 avec les Chatham Maroons. Son club a décliné la participation aux Mondiaux 1962, les Galt Terriers l'ont remplacé et ont pris Douglas avec eux.
Il a marqué plus de 400 points en plus de 700 matches en carrière.
Tout au long de sa carrière, il était connu pour son "slap de six pouces", car il réussissait un slapshot puissant en bougeant sa crosse de seulement six pouces (vingt centimètres). Il a pris sa retraite en 1964.
PH / MB

 


1960 OG   CAN   7   3   2   5   6'   Chatham Maroons (SOHA)
1962 WC   CAN   6   0   3   3  10'   Chatham Maroons (SOHA)

              13   3   5   8  16'

 

 

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