Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Fred Hucul
Defenceman Fred Hucul spent parts of four seasons with the Chicago Black Hawks in the 50s. He was a fine playmaker who could be dangerous on the power play and take the body in his own zone. Most of his lengthy pro career was spent in the minors, especially the WHL.

Born in Tubrose, Saskatchewan Hucul played junior with the Moose Jaw Canucks. During his last amateur season in 1950-51 he was recalled for three games in Chicago. He the played most of the next three seasons in the Windy City before he was relegated part way through the 1953-54 schedule.

Beginning in 1954-55, Hucul played eight of the next nine seasons with the Calgary Stampeders of the WHL. He was a top offensive defenceman in the league and was placed on the first all-star team four times and the second team twice. Prior to the 1967-68 season, the veteran rearguard was picked by the St. Louis Blues in the Expansion Draft. He provided stability on the team's blueline in 43 games then retired two games into the next season when he was with the CHL's Kansas City Blues.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1948-49 Wetaskiwin Canadians EJrHL
1948-49 Wetaskiwin Canadians M-Cup 3 1 2 3 14
1949-50 Moose Jaw Canucks WCJHL 27 8 11 19 59 4 1 2 3 8
1950-51 Moose Jaw Canucks WCJHL 37 19 27 46 165
1950-51 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 3 1 0 1 2
1950-51 Regina Capitals WCSHL 5 0 2 2 4
1951-52 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 34 3 7 10 37
1951-52 St. Louis Flyers AHL 9 2 3 5 8
1952-53 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 57 5 7 12 25 6 1 0 1 10
1953-54 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 27 0 3 3 19
1953-54 Calgary Stampeders WHL 15 7 4 11 12
1953-54 Quebec Aces QHL 13 4 6 10 26 12 1 3 4 10
1953-54 Quebec Aces Ed-Cup 5 1 1 2 2
1954-55 Calgary Stampeders WHL 51 12 23 35 59
1955-56 Calgary Stampeders WHL 70 21 38 59 85 8 1 4 5 19
1956-57 Buffalo Bisons AHL 9 0 6 6 11
1957-58 Calgary Stampeders WHL 61 18 40 58 51 14 1 4 5 27
1958-59 Calgary Stampeders WHL 64 7 36 43 61 8 1 0 1 9
1959-60 Calgary Stampeders WHL 66 7 46 53 32
1960-61 Calgary Stampeders WHL 67 9 42 51 55 5 0 0 0 9
1961-62 Calgary Stampeders WHL 53 19 37 56 42 7 0 4 4 2
1962-63 Calgary Stampeders WHL 70 16 41 57 56
1963-64 Denver Invaders WHL 69 8 49 57 58 6 3 4 7 6
1964-65 Victoria Maple Leafs WHL 51 8 20 28 67 12 1 4 5 28
1965-66 Tulsa Oilers CPHL 7 1 0 1 4
1965-66 Victoria Maple Leafs WHL 61 16 43 59 56 14 8 7 15 14
1966-67 Victoria Maple Leafs WHL 13 3 6 9 12
1967-68 St. Louis Blues NHL 43 2 13 15 30 -3
1968-69 Kansas City Blues CHL 2 0 1 1 0
NHL Totals 164 11 30 41 113 6 1 0 1 10


WCJHL Second All-Star Team (1950)
WHL First All-Star Team (1956, 1963, 1964, 1966)
WHL Prairie Division First All-Star Team (1958, 1959)
WHL Second All-Star Team (1961, 1962)
Traded to Calgary (WHL) by Chicago for cash, September, 1954. Traded to Toronto by Calgary (WHL) for cash, August, 1963. Claimed by St. Louis from Toronto in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967.
Named playing-coach of Kansas City (CHL), June 5, 1968.
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