Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Lude Check
Left winger Lude Check was born in Brandon, Manitoba on May 22, 1919 and signed with the Montreal Canadiens as a free agent on October 24th, 1943. Before that, Check had spent time with five different clubs before getting his NHL chance.

The Canadiens loaned Check to the Detroit Red Wings as an emergency injury replacement on March 11, 1944. Check played a single game for the Wings without getting on the scoresheet.

The following October, the Canadiens sold Lude Check to the Chicago Black Hawks and he was given a chance to show his skills. Check played 26 games in the Windy City scoring six goals and eight points.

After his time with the Hawks, Check never played in the NHL again. The Canadiens, who retained the right to repurchase Check's contract re-acquired him and loaned him to the Ottawa Senators of the Quebec Senior League. Check spent next six seasons with the Senators, retiring following the 1950-51 campaign.

Left winger Lude Check was born in Brandon, Manitoba on May 22, 1919 and signed with the Montreal Canadiens as a free agent on October 24th, 1943. Before that, Check had spent time with five different clubs before getting his NHL chance.

The Canadiens loaned Check to the Detroit Red Wings as an emergency injury replacement on March 11, 1944. Check played a single game for the Wings without getting on the scoresheet.

The following October, the Canadiens sold Lude Check to the Chicago Black Hawks and he was given a chance to show his skills. Check played 26 games in the Windy City scoring six goals and eight points.

After his time with the Hawks, Check never played in the NHL again. The Canadiens, who retained the right to repurchase Check's contract re-acquired him and loaned him to the Ottawa Senators of the Quebec Senior League. Check spent next six seasons with the Senators, retiring following the 1950-51 campaign.

Left winger Lude Check was born in Brandon, Manitoba on May 22, 1919 and signed with the Montreal Canadiens as a free agent on October 24th, 1943. Before that, Check had spent time with five different clubs before getting his NHL chance.

The Canadiens loaned Check to the Detroit Red Wings as an emergency injury replacement on March 11, 1944. Check played a single game for the Wings without getting on the scoresheet.

The following October, the Canadiens sold Lude Check to the Chicago Black Hawks and he was given a chance to show his skills. Check played 26 games in the Windy City scoring six goals and eight points.

After his time with the Hawks, Check never played in the NHL again. The Canadiens, who retained the right to repurchase Check's contract re-acquired him and loaned him to the Ottawa Senators of the Quebec Senior League. Check spent next six seasons with the Senators, retiring following the 1950-51 campaign.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1936-37 Brandon Wheat Kings MJHL 15 13 6 19 16 4 4 0 4 0
1937-38 Brandon Wheat Kings MJHL 15 19 13 32 16 5 3 3 6 4
1938-39 Regina Aces SSHL 39 19 6 25 12
1939-40 Regina Vic-Aces SSHL 32 15 10 25 12 7 0 1 1 6
1940-41 New York Rovers EAHL 64 21 20 41 10 3 1 0 1 0
1941-42 Sydney Millionaires CBSHL 40 29 22 51 24
1941-42 North Sydney Victorias CBSHL 7 5 4 9 12
1942-43 Quebec Aces QSHL 34 20 13 33 26 4 1 1 2 2
1943-44 Quebec Aces QSHL 25 28 18 46 14 6 3 1 4 4
1943-44 Detroit Red Wings NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1943-44 Quebec Aces Al-Cup 9 12 9 21 2
1944-45 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 26 6 2 8 4
1945-46 Ottawa Senators QSHL 39 31 29 60 29 9 6 5 11 6
1946-47 Ottawa Senators QSHL 40 22 19 41 36 11 5 2 7 4
1947-48 Ottawa Senators QSHL 46 17 23 40 35 12 8 8 16 13
1947-48 Ottawa Senators Al-Cup 14 8 3 11 2
1948-49 Ottawa Senators QSHL 59 26 30 56 29 11 3 6 9 6
1948-49 Ottawa Senators Al-Cup 12 5 4 9 2
1949-50 Ottawa Senators QSHL 51 14 15 29 8 2 0 0 0 0
1950-51 Ottawa Senators QMHL 38 11 9 20 16 11 2 4 6 4
NHL Totals 27 6 2 8 4


Signed as a free agent by Montreal, October 24, 1944. Loaned to Detroit by Montreal (Quebec-QSHL) as an emergency injury replacement, March 11, 1944. Loaned to Chicago by Montreal for cash, October 25, 1944. Loaned to Ottawa (QSHL) by Montreal with Jim McFadden as compensation for Montreal's signing of Mike McMahon, October 24, 1945.
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