Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Jack Keating
Left-winger Jack "Red" Keating played eleven games for the Detroit Red Wings in the late 1930s. Through his career he excelled as a junior and minor pro player and spent two years playing in the United Kingdom.

Keating played junior with his hometown Kitchener Greenshirts for two years. In 1934-35 he scored 21 points in 14 games to help carry the club's offence. Just before the outbreak of World War II, he ventured to Britain where he spent the 1936-37 season with the Richmond Hawks. The next year he was the top goal scorer in the UK with 29 to his credit while skating with the Harringay Racers.

Keating returned to North America and played a game with Detroit in 1939-40 while taking a regular turn at forward for the AHL's Pittsburgh Hornets. The next season he scored twice in a ten-game recall to the Wings and registered 20 points in 32 matches for the Indianapolis Capitals of the AHL. He played three more years in Indy then served in the military for two years during the War.

Keating played three more years of minor pro starting with Indianapolis then moving out west to the PCHL's Hollywood Wolves and Los Angeles Monarchs until he retired in 1948.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1934-35 Kitchener Greenshirts OHA-Jr. 14 11 10 21 4 2 1 0 1 0
1935-36 Kitchener Greenshirts OHA-Jr. 7 6 1 7 10 4 3 1 4 0
1936-37 Richmond Hawks Britain 40 13 2 15 6
1937-38 Harringay Racers Ln-Cup 7 1 8
1937-38 Harringay Racers Britain 18 2 20
1937-38 Harringay Racers Nat-Tmt 4 0 4
1938-39 Detroit Red Wings NHL 1 1 0 1 2
1938-39 Pittsburgh Hornets IAHL 50 19 12 31 18
1939-40 Detroit Red Wings NHL 10 2 0 2 2
1939-40 Indianapolis Capitols IAHL 32 8 12 20 4 5 1 2 3 0
1940-41 Indianapolis Capitols AHL 53 21 18 39 6
1941-42 Indianapolis Capitols AHL 55 19 25 44 14 10 9 9 18 0
1942-43 Indianapolis Capitols AHL 7 4 4 8 0
1943-44
1944-45
1945-46 Indianapolis Capitols AHL 14 8 3 11 0 5 1 1 2 0
1945-46 Hollywood Wolves PCHL 8 5 2 7 6
1946-47 Los Angeles Monarchs PCHL 55 36 26 62 16 10 3 3 6 26
1947-48 Los Angeles Monarchs PCHL 45 41 19 60 26
NHL Totals 11 3 0 3 4


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