Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Cecil Dillon
Cecil Dillon had an eleven-year NHL career spanning the years from 1931 to 1942. From 1928 to 1931, Dillon skated for the Springfield Indians of the CAHL. Midway through the 1930-31 season Dillon joined the New York Rangers for 25 games where he scored seven goals and three assists.

In 1931-32 Dillon played a full 48-game season with the Rangers scoring 23 goals and 15 assists for 38 points. In fact, Dillon was a model of consistency, not missing a single game in eight years. In 1932-33 Dillon was a member of the Rangers team that won the Stanley Cup with Lester Patrick coaching.

Dillon scored at least 20 goals in five of his eleven NHL seasons. In 1939-40 he played his final NHL season as a member of the Detroit Red Wings, playing in 44 games, scoring seven goals and ten assists.

He played another two years of professional hockey before retiring. In 1940-41, he played 49 games with Indianapolis of the AHL and 51 games with the Pittsburgh Hornets of the AHL in 1941-42, collecting 13 goals and 23 assists.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1927-28 Owen Sound Sr. Greys OHA-Sr.
1928-29 Springfield Indians Can-Am 33 4 3 7 18
1929-30 Springfield Indians Can-Am 39 19 13 32 38
1930-31 Springfield Indians Can-Am 14 9 15 24 10
1930-31 New York Rangers NHL 25 7 3 10 8 4 0 1 1 2
1931-32 New York Rangers NHL 48 23 15 38 22 7 2 1 3 4
1932-33 New York Rangers NHL 48 21 10 31 12 8 8 2 10 6
1933-34 New York Rangers NHL 48 13 26 39 10 2 0 1 1 2
1934-35 New York Rangers NHL 48 25 9 34 4 4 2 1 3 0
1935-36 New York Rangers NHL 48 18 14 32 12
1936-37 New York Rangers NHL 48 20 11 31 13 9 0 3 3 0
1937-38 New York Rangers NHL 48 21 18 39 6 3 1 0 1 0
1938-39 New York Rangers NHL 48 12 15 27 6 1 0 0 0 0
1939-40 Detroit Red Wings NHL 44 7 10 17 12 5 1 0 1 0
1940-41 Indianapolis Capitols AHL 15 1 6 7 2
1940-41 Providence Reds AHL 34 8 14 22 2 4 0 0 0 2
1941-42 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 51 13 23 36 2
NHL Totals 453 167 131 298 105 43 14 9 23 14


NHL Second All-Star Team (1936, 1937)
NHL First All-Star Team (1938) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1937)
Traded to NY Rangers by Springfield (Can-Am) for cash, January 1, 1931. Traded to Detroit by NY Rangers for cash, May 17, 1939. Traded to Providence (AHL) by Detroit with Eddie Bush for Harold Jackson, December 15, 1940.