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Ab McDonald

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-3 (190 cm) ▪ Weight: 192 lbs. (87 kg)

Born: February 18, 1936 in Winnipeg, Manitoba


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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Sep 2, 2014 7:25 PM

NHL/WHA Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1958-59 22 MTL NHL 69 13 23 36 13 35 Calder-3
1959-60 23 MTL NHL 68 9 13 22 8 26
1960-61 24 CBH NHL 61 17 16 33 13 22
1961-62 25 CBH NHL 65 22 18 40 17 8
1962-63 26 CBH NHL 69 20 41 61 22 12
1963-64 27 CBH NHL 70 14 32 46 17 19 10 4 0 3
1964-65 28 BOS NHL 60 9 9 18 8 6 7 2 0 3
1965-66 29 DET NHL 43 6 16 22 8 6 5 1 0 0
1966-67 30 DET NHL 12 2 0 2 1 2 2 0 0 0
1967-68 31 PIT NHL 74 22 21 43 18 -4 38 15 6 1 2 19 2 0 185 11.9
1968-69 32 STL NHL 68 21 21 42 17 19 12 19 2 0 4 15 6 0 138 15.2
1969-70 33 STL NHL 64 25 30 55 22 11 8 14 11 0 4 18 12 0 170 14.7
1970-71 34 STL NHL 20 0 5 5 1 -3 6 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 31 0.0
1971-72 35 DET NHL 19 2 3 5 2 -8 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 29 6.9
1972-73 36 WNJ WHA 77 17 24 41 16 16 10 7 0
1973-74 37 WNJ WHA 70 12 17 29 11 8 10 2 0 0
4 yrs CHI NHL 265 73 107 180 68 61 10 4 0 3
3 yrs DET NHL 74 10 19 29 11 -8 8 8 2 0 0 3 0 0 29 6.9
3 yrs STL NHL 152 46 56 102 41 27 26 33 13 0 8 38 18 0 339 13.6
2 yrs MTL NHL 137 22 36 58 22 61
2 yrs WNJ WHA 147 29 41 70 27 24 20 9 0 0
1 yr PIT NHL 74 22 21 43 18 -4 38 15 6 1 2 19 2 0 185 11.9
1 yr BOS NHL 60 9 9 18 8 6 7 2 0 3
Career NHL 762 182 248 430 167 15 200 73 27 1 16 60 20 0 553 12.7
Career WHA 147 29 41 70 27 24 20 9 0 0

NHL/WHA Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1958-59 22 MTL NHL 69 0.19 0.33 0.52 0.19 0.51 15 26 41 15 1.4 1.4 2.8 Calder-3
1959-60 23 MTL NHL 68 0.13 0.19 0.32 0.12 0.38 10 14 24 9 -0.1 1.2 1.1
1960-61 24 CBH NHL 61 0.28 0.26 0.54 0.22 0.36 18 17 35 14 1.7 1.1 2.8
1961-62 25 CBH NHL 65 0.34 0.28 0.62 0.26 0.12 23 19 42 18 2.6 1.2 3.7
1962-63 26 CBH NHL 69 0.29 0.59 0.88 0.32 0.17 21 45 66 24 4.1 1.2 5.3
1963-64 27 CBH NHL 70 0.20 0.46 0.66 0.24 0.27 16 37 53 19 2.8 1.2 4.0
1964-65 28 BOS NHL 60 0.15 0.15 0.30 0.13 0.10 10 10 20 8 -0.1 0.5 0.4
1965-66 29 DET NHL 43 0.14 0.37 0.51 0.18 0.14 6 17 23 8 0.5 0.7 1.2
1966-67 30 DET NHL 12 0.17 0.00 0.17 0.09 0.17 2 0 2 1 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
1967-68 31 PIT NHL 74 0.30 0.28 0.58 0.24 0.51 2.50 24 23 47 19 68 14 64 6 -4 2.9 1.2 4.1
1968-69 32 STL NHL 68 0.31 0.31 0.62 0.25 0.18 2.03 20 21 41 17 76 19 38 0 19 2.7 1.7 4.4
1969-70 33 STL NHL 64 0.39 0.47 0.86 0.35 0.13 2.66 25 31 56 22 88 42 35 0 11 4.7 1.5 6.2
1970-71 34 STL NHL 20 0.00 0.25 0.25 0.07 0.30 1.55 0 5 5 1 9 4 8 0 -3 -0.4 0.2 -0.2
1971-72 35 DET NHL 19 0.11 0.16 0.26 0.10 0.00 1.53 2 3 5 2 7 1 14 0 -8 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
1972-73 36 WNJ WHA 77 0.22 0.31 0.53 0.21 0.21
1973-74 37 WNJ WHA 70 0.17 0.24 0.41 0.16 0.11
4 yrs CHI NHL 265 0.28 0.40 0.68 0.26 0.23 78 118 196 75 11.2 4.7 15.9
3 yrs DET NHL 74 0.14 0.26 0.39 0.14 0.11 1.53 10 20 30 11 7 1 14 0 -8 0.1 0.8 1.0
3 yrs STL NHL 152 0.30 0.37 0.67 0.27 0.17 2.23 45 57 102 40 173 65 81 0 27 7.0 3.4 10.4
2 yrs MTL NHL 137 0.16 0.26 0.42 0.16 0.45 25 40 65 25 1.3 2.5 3.9
2 yrs WNJ WHA 147 0.20 0.28 0.48 0.19 0.16
1 yr PIT NHL 74 0.30 0.28 0.58 0.24 0.51 2.50 24 23 47 19 68 14 64 6 -4 2.9 1.2 4.1
1 yr BOS NHL 60 0.15 0.15 0.30 0.13 0.10 10 10 20 8 -0.1 0.5 0.4
Career NHL 762 0.24 0.33 0.56 0.22 0.26 2.26 192 268 460 178 248 80 159 6 15 22.5 13.1 35.6
Career WHA 147 0.20 0.28 0.48 0.19 0.16

NHL/WHA Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1957-58 21 MTL NHL SC 2 0 0 0 0 2
1958-59 22 MTL NHL SC 11 1 1 2 1 6
1960-61 24 CBH NHL SC 8 2 2 4 2 0
1961-62 25 CBH NHL 12 6 6 12 5 0
1962-63 26 CBH NHL 6 2 3 5 2 9
1963-64 27 CBH NHL 7 2 2 4 2 0
1965-66 29 DET NHL 10 1 4 5 2 2
1968-69 32 STL NHL 12 2 1 3 1 10 2 0 0 0
1969-70 33 STL NHL 16 5 10 15 6 13 2 3 0 0
1972-73 36 WNJ WHA 14 2 5 7 2 0 2 0 0
1973-74 37 WNJ WHA 4 0 1 1 2 0
Career NHL 3 84 21 29 50 19 42 4 3 0 0
Career WHA 18 2 6 8 4 0 2 0 0

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1951-52 15 St. Boniface Canadiens MJHL 20 20 15 35
1952-53 16 St. Boniface Canadiens MJHL 35 26 24 50 0
1953-54 17 St. Boniface Canadiens MJHL 35 33 25 58 14
1954-55 18 St. Catharines Teepees OHA-Jr. 49 33 37 70 20
1955-56 19 St. Catharines Teepees OHA-Jr. 48 49 34 83 24
1956-57 20 Rochester Americans AHL 64 21 31 52 8
1957-58 21 Rochester Americans AHL 70 30 33 63 18
1964-65 28 Providence Reds AHL 6 2 1 3 2
1965-66 29 Memphis Wings CPHL 20 9 6 15 4
1966-67 30 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 61 25 31 56 22
1971-72 35 Tidewater Red Wings AHL 41 5 7 12 4
Career 5 Seasons AHL 242 83 103 186 54
Career 1 Season CPHL 20 9 6 15 4
Career 3 Seasons MJHL 90 79 64 143 14
Career 2 Seasons OHA-Jr. 97 82 71 153 44

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1951-52 15 St. Boniface Canadiens MJHL 17 11 12 23 6
1952-53 16 St. Boniface Canadiens MJHL 8 5 7 12 0
1952-53 16 St. Boniface Canadiens M-Cup 17 11 12 23 6
1953-54 17 St. Boniface Canadiens MJHL 10 7 6 13 4
1953-54 17 St. Boniface Canadiens M-Cup 8 2 2 4 6
1954-55 18 St. Catharines Teepees OHA-Jr. 10 2 6 8 25
1955-56 19 St. Catharines Teepees OHA-Jr. 6 4 2 6 9
1956-57 20 Rochester Americans AHL 9 3 1 4 0
1966-67 30 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 9 5 2 7 4
Career 2 Seasons AHL 18 8 3 11 4
Career 2 Seasons M-Cup 25 13 14 27 12
Career 3 Seasons MJHL 35 23 25 48 10
Career 2 Seasons OHA-Jr. 16 6 8 14 34

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 14 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Ab McDonald 6.2 5.3 4.4 4.1 4.0 3.7 2.8 2.8 1.2 1.1 0.4 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2
Steve Reinprecht 90.8 6.0 5.6 4.5 4.5 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.0 2.8 0.9 0.0
Mike Murphy 89.6 6.5 5.6 5.3 4.5 4.1 4.0 3.3 2.7 2.1 1.7 0.8 0.6
Brian Savage 88.5 5.7 4.9 4.6 3.8 3.7 3.3 2.8 2.6 2.1 1.1 0.1 -0.1
Ray Getliffe 88.4 4.8 4.6 3.4 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.3 1.6 1.6 0.0
Dan Cleary 88.3 5.7 5.6 4.5 3.4 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.8 1.2 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.4 -0.2
Brent Ashton 88.0 6.3 5.1 4.9 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.3 2.7 2.1 1.2 1.2 1.0 0.8 -0.6
Ryan Malone 87.7 6.2 5.2 4.9 4.8 4.1 3.7 3.0 2.9 0.6
Cliff Koroll 87.6 5.4 5.3 4.9 4.4 4.3 4.3 3.3 2.3 2.1 1.3 -0.6
Billy Harris 87.3 6.4 5.6 4.9 4.7 4.1 3.4 3.3 2.5 2.2 0.7 -0.2 -1.0
Pete Stemkowski 87.3 5.7 5.0 4.9 4.3 4.3 4.2 2.3 2.1 1.5 1.4 1.3 0.2 0.0 -0.7
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Ab McDonald 6.2 5.3 4.4 4.1 4.0 3.7 2.8 2.8 1.2 1.1 0.4 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2
Steve Reinprecht 90.8 6.0 5.6 4.5 4.5 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.0 2.8 0.9 0.0
Mike Murphy 89.6 6.5 5.6 5.3 4.5 4.1 4.0 3.3 2.7 2.1 1.7 0.8 0.6
Brian Savage 88.5 5.7 4.9 4.6 3.8 3.7 3.3 2.8 2.6 2.1 1.1 0.1 -0.1
Ray Getliffe 88.4 4.8 4.6 3.4 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.3 1.6 1.6 0.0
Dan Cleary 88.3 5.7 5.6 4.5 3.4 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.8 1.2 1.2 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.4 -0.2
Brent Ashton 88.0 6.3 5.1 4.9 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.3 2.7 2.1 1.2 1.2 1.0 0.8 -0.6
Ryan Malone 87.7 6.2 5.2 4.9 4.8 4.1 3.7 3.0 2.9 0.6
Cliff Koroll 87.6 5.4 5.3 4.9 4.4 4.3 4.3 3.3 2.3 2.1 1.3 -0.6
Billy Harris 87.3 6.4 5.6 4.9 4.7 4.1 3.4 3.3 2.5 2.2 0.7 -0.2 -1.0
Joe Carveth 87.2 5.4 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.3 3.3 2.9 2.0 1.0 0.0 -0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

June 7, 1960: Traded to Chicago by Montreal with Reggie Fleming, Bob Courcy and Cec Hoekstra for Glen Skov, Terry Gray, Bob Bailey, Lorne Ferguson and the rights to Danny Lewicki, June 7, 1960.

June 8, 1964: Traded to Boston by Chicago with Reggie Fleming for Doug Mohns, June 8, 1964.

May 31, 1965: Traded to Detroit by Boston with Bob McCord and Ken Stephanson for Albert Langlois, Ron Harris, Parker MacDonald and Bob Dillabough, May 31, 1965.

June 6, 1967: Claimed by Pittsburgh from Detroit in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967.

June 11, 1968: Traded to St. Louis by Pittsburgh for Lou Angotti, June 11, 1968.

May 12, 1971: Traded to Detroit by St. Louis with Bob Wall and Mike Lowe to complete transaction that sent Carl Brewer to St. Louis (February 22, 1971), May 12, 1971.

February 12, 1972: Selected by Winnipeg (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972.

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