Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Lloyd Doran
Centre Lloyd Doran played 24 games with the Detroit Red Wings in 1946-47. He was a decent playmaker who enjoyed success in the minors and as an amateur.

Born in South Porcupine, Ontario, Doran played junior hockey with the Dome Pokies of the NOHA in 1940-41. The next year he joined the Wings as a free agent and was assigned to the Omaha Knights of the AHA. During World War II he played for the Montreal and Kingston Army teams before spending two years in military service.

After the War, Doran scored three goals in 24 NHL games for Detroit in 1946-47 and was often teamed with Gerry Couture and Fern Gauthier. He returned to the minors and was a useful player for a few years in the AHL. His best year was 1948-49 when he notched 55 assists for the St. Louis Flyers. Doran retired in 1951 after splitting the year between the AHL and USHL.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1940-41 Dome Porkies NOJHA 23 9 12 21 28
1941-42 Omaha Knights AHA 39 6 18 24 25 8 4 3 7 22
1942-43 Montreal Army QSHL 30 9 16 25 46 7 2 1 3 10
1943-44 Kingston Army OHA-Sr. 11 8 14 22 14
1944-45
1945-46
1946-47 Detroit Red Wings NHL 24 3 2 5 10
1946-47 Indianapolis Capitols AHL 35 9 24 33 77
1947-48 Indianapolis Capitols AHL 45 14 21 35 50
1948-49 St. Louis Flyers AHL 67 19 55 74 39 7 3 5 8 0
1949-50 St. Louis Flyers AHL 70 14 42 56 60 2 0 1 1 0
1950-51 St. Louis Flyers AHL 13 1 2 3 10
1950-51 Denver Falcons USHL 12 3 2 5 6
1950-51 Cleveland Barons AHL 22 2 9 11 16 8 3 4 7 6
NHL Totals 24 3 2 5 10


Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 21, 1941. Traded to Chicago (St. Louis-AHL) by Detroit with Red Almas, Tony Licari, Barry Sullivan and Thain Simon for Joe Lund and Hec Highton, September 9, 1948. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Chicago (St. Louis-AHL) for Eric Pogue, November 17, 1950.
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