Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- John Doran
At 6' 205, John Doran was certainly one of the bigger hockey players of his era and he was not shy about using his size advantage.

During a five-year NHL career, Doran played with the New York Americans, the Detroit Red Wings, and the Montreal Canadiens.

Doran's first NHL season was 1933-34 when he wore the Americans' sweater while scoring a goal and four assists and taking 40 penalty minutes in 39 games. In 1935-36 he appeared in 25 games, scoring four goals and two assists. His last year in New York was 1936-37, when he suited up for 21 games. The next fall he had joined the Detroit Red Wings and played there for seven games.

Doran's fifth and final season in the NHL was played with the Montreal Canadiens in 1939-40 when he scored two goals and 16 assists in 42 games.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1928-29 West Toronto Redmen OHA-Jr.
1929-30 West Toronto Nationals OHA-Jr. 4 2 0 2 2
1929-30 Toronto Stockyards TMHL 2 1 0 1 2
1929-30 West Toronto Nationals M-Cup 7 2 1 3 14
1930-31 West Toronto Nationals OHA-Jr.
1931-32 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Sr. 7 0 0 0 8
1931-32 Toronto Eaton's TMHL 9 3 1 4 8 4 0 1 1 2
1932-33 New Haven Eagles Can-Am 41 4 2 6 38
1933-34 New York Americans NHL 39 1 4 5 40
1933-34 Quebec Castors Can-Am 8 1 0 1 20
1934-35 Quebec Castors Can-Am 44 7 11 18 105 3 1 0 1 4
1935-36 New York Americans NHL 25 4 2 6 44 3 0 0 0 0
1935-36 New Haven Eagles Can-Am 24 0 0 0 87
1936-37 New York Americans NHL 21 0 1 1 10
1936-37 New Haven Eagles IAHL 6 1 2 3 16
1936-37 Pittsburgh Hornets IAHL 21 2 8 10 34 5 1 1 2 11
1937-38 Detroit Red Wings NHL 7 0 0 0 10
1937-38 Pittsburgh Hornets IAHL 25 4 6 10 24
1937-38 New Haven Eagles IAHL 11 0 6 6 14 2 0 0 0 2
1938-39 New Haven Eagles IAHL 7 0 0 0 24
1938-39 Providence Reds IAHL 33 2 10 12 63 5 1 1 2 8
1939-40 Providence Reds IAHL 46 14 19 33 82 8 4 2 6 16
1939-40 Montreal Canadiens NHL 6 0 3 3 6
1940-41 Hershey Bears AHL 16 0 5 5 20
1940-41 Buffalo Bisons AHL 42 2 11 13 36
1941-42 Truro Bearcats NSAPC 1 0 0 0 0 5 2 1 3 0
1941-42 Truro Bearcats Al-Cup 8 1 5 6 4
1942-43 Montreal Army MCHL 4 1 5 6 4 5 5 7 12 12
NHL Totals 98 5 10 15 110 3 0 0 0 0


Traded to Detroit by NY Americans with $7,500 for Earl Robertson, May 9, 1937. Signed as a free agent by Providence (IAHL, October 9, 1939. Loaned to Montreal by Providence (IAHL), January 15, 1940. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Hershey (AHL) for cash, December 11, 1940.
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