Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Gordon Sherritt
Gordon "Moose" Sherritt was born in Oakville, Manitoba on April 8th 1922. Sherritt, a big, strapping defenseman played his Junior hockey in Portage then spent his first professional season playing in Britain before returning to North America for two years of Senior hockey then a campaign in the American Hockey League before making the leap to the National Hockey League in 1943.

Sherritt joined the Detroit Red Wings during the 1943-44 season and played eight games with the club. Sherritt was unable to record a point during his short time in Detroit but he did amass 12 penalty minutes.

Sherrit's career continued in the minors. He finished that year in the AHL and spent all of the next one there then moved on to the United States Hockey League where he spent part of fours seasons with the Minneapolis Millers before retiring from the game in 1949.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1937-38 Portage Terriers MJHL 10 1 0 1 12
1938-39 Portage Terriers MJHL 16 1 0 1 16 2 0 0 0 0
1939-40 Harringay Greyhounds Ln-Cup 2 1 3
1939-40 Harringay Greyhounds Britain 6 2 8
1939-40 Harringay Greyhounds Nat-Tmt 22 1 23
1940-41 Edmonton Flyers ASHL 21 0 0 0 29
1941-42 Moose Jaw Millers S-SSHL 32 0 8 8 46 9 0 2 2 18
1942-43 Indianapolis Capitols AHL 53 2 13 15 63 7 0 1 1 8
1942-43 New Haven Eagles AHL 4 0 5 5 4
1943-44 Detroit Red Wings NHL 8 0 0 0 12
1943-44 Indianapolis Capitols AHL 43 2 12 14 165 5 1 2 3 18
1944-45 Indianapolis Capitols AHL 51 3 11 14 86 5 0 1 1 2
1945-46 Cleveland Barons AHL 18 0 9 9 50
1945-46 Minneapolis Millers USHL 18 1 5 6 24
1946-47 Minneapolis Millers USHL 48 2 13 15 96 3 0 0 0 0
1947-48 Minneapolis Millers USHL 61 1 12 13 76 10 1 3 4 10
1948-49 Minneapolis Millers USHL 64 3 35 38 63
NHL Totals 8 0 0 0 12


Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 26, 1942. Loaned to New Haven (AHL) by Detroit (Indianapolis-AHL) for cash, December 11, 1942. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Detroit for cash, October 4, 1945. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Minneapolis (USHL) for cash, September, 1949.
Sherritt did not report to Buffalo (AHL) and later retired.
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