Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Jimmy Creighton
Born in Brandon, Manitoba on November 18th, 1905 forward Jimmy Creighton had a few stops in minor pro, including two years with his hometown Brandon Wheat Kings, before he landed in Detroit where he made his NHL debut during the 1930-31 season.

Creighton played 11 games with the Detroit Falcons and scored one goal and had one minor penalty. Despite being traded by the Falcons to the New York Americans in December of 1931 Creighton never played in the NHL again.

After his brief stay in the bigs Creighton played two more seasons of hockey that saw him make five different stops in three different leagues. Creighton left hockey following the 1932-33 campaign.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1924-25 University of Manitoba WJrHL
1924-25 University of Manitoba M-Cup 2 1 1 2 10
1925-26 Melville Millionaires S-SJHL 14 15 2 17 6
1926-27 Brandon Wheat Kings MHL-Sr. 7 6 2 8 12 2 0 0 0 8
1927-28 Brandon Wheat Kings MHL-Sr. 16 11 3 14 29
1928-29 Port Arthur Ports TBSHL 19 13 9 22 40 2 1 0 1 2
1928-29 Port Arthur Ports Al-Cup 7 9 3 12 9
1929-30 Detroit Olympics IHL 23 10 8 18 24
1930-31 Detroit Falcons NHL 11 1 0 1 2
1930-31 Detroit Olympics IHL 5 0 0 0 8
1931-32 Detroit Olympics IHL 3 0 0 0 0
1931-32 Philadelphia Arrows Can-Am 5 2 0 2 15
1931-32 Boston Cubs Can-Am 4 1 0 1 4
1932-33 Kansas City Pla-Mors AHA 10 1 3 4 9
1932-33 Duluth<196>Wichita AHA 1 0 0 0 2
NHL Totals 11 1 0 1 2


Missed remainder of 1929-30 season and majority of 1930-31 due to fractured pelvis suffered on January 24, 1930. Traded to Detroit by Kansas City (AHA) for cash, April 3, 1929. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia (Can-Am) following release by Detroit (IHL), December 24, 1931.