Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Bob Gracie
Forward Bob Gracie played nearly 400 NHL games for six different clubs in the 30s. He was a fine playmaker and scorer who also played responsible defence.

Born in North Bay, Ontario, Gracie began his amateur hockey career in the NOHA with the local Trappers and the Kirkland Lake Lakers. He then moved on to the West Toronto Nationals and the Toronto Marlboros. Late in the 1930-31 season, Gracie impressed with four goals during an eight game NHL trial with the Maple Leafs. The next year he scored 13 goals while playing on a line with Frank Finnigan and Harold Darragh. That spring he scored three post-season markers while helping the franchise win its first Stanley Cup as the Maple Leafs.

Gracie played a couple of more years in Toronto then joined the Boston Bruins and New York Americans. In December 1934 he was traded by the Amerks to the Montreal Maroons where he played on a line with Gus Marker and Herb Cain,they contributed to a Stanley Cup championship. The hard working forward was a regular on Montreal until early in the 1938-39 season when he was traded to the Chicago Black Hawks. Gracie then spent several years in the minors before retiring in 1948. His best year was 1944-45 when he scored an AHL-high 95 points for the Pittsburgh Hornets.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1926-27 North Bay Collegiate NOJHA 4 8 4 12 2
1927-28 North Bay Trappers NOJHA 11 11 1 12 6 2 1 0 1 0
1928-29 Kirkland Lake Lakers NOHA 6 24 6 30 4 4 3 3 6 2
1929-30 West Toronto Nationals OHA-Jr. 7 17 6 23 12 2 2 1 3 0
1929-30 West Toronto Nationals M-Cup 13 15 6 21 2
1930-31 Toronto Eaton's TMHL 15 11 4 15 45
1930-31 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. 10 4 6 10 6 3 2 0 2 6
1930-31 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 8 4 2 6 4 2 0 0 0 0
1931-32 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 48 13 8 21 29 7 3 1 4 0
1932-33 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 48 9 13 22 27 9 0 1 1 0
1933-34 Boston Bruins NHL 24 2 6 8 8
1933-34 New York Americans NHL 24 4 6 10 10
1934-35 New York Americans NHL 14 2 1 3 4
1934-35 New Haven Eagles Can-Am 1 1 2 3 0
1934-35 Montreal Maroons NHL 32 10 8 18 11 7 0 2 2 2
1935-36 Montreal Maroons NHL 48 11 14 25 31 3 0 1 1 0
1936-37 Montreal Maroons NHL 47 11 25 36 18 5 1 2 3 2
1937-38 Montreal Maroons NHL 48 12 19 31 32
1938-39 Montreal Canadiens NHL 7 0 1 1 4
1938-39 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 31 4 6 10 27
1938-39 Cleveland Barons IAHL 11 1 5 6 0 9 4 2 6 0
1939-40 Cleveland Barons IAHL 37 10 11 21 13
1939-40 Indianapolis Capitols IAHL 19 5 9 14 19 5 1 0 1 0
1940-41 Buffalo Bisons AHL 56 22 26 48 2
1941-42 Buffalo Bisons AHL 35 10 10 20 8
1941-42 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 1 0 0 0 0
1941-42 Hershey Bears AHL 17 8 6 14 0 7 2 3 5 0
1942-43 Hershey Bears AHL 11 0 4 4 6
1942-43 Washington Lions AHL 46 27 32 59 12
1943-44 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 41 13 24 37 13
1944-45 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 58 40 55 95 4
1945-46 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 4 4 4 8 0
1945-46 Hollywood Wolves PCHL 16 7 7 14 13
1946-47 Hollywood Wolves PCHL 2 4 0 4 10
1947-48 Fresno Falcons PCHL 8 3 2 5 2
NHL Totals 379 82 109 191 205 33 4 7 11 4


Signed as a free agent by Toronto, February 27, 1931. Traded to Ottawa by Toronto with $10,000 for Hec Kilrea, October 4, 1933. Traded to Boston by Ottawa for Percy Galbraith, Bud Cook and Ted Saunders, October 4, 1933. Traded to NY Americans by Boston with Art Chapman for Lloyd Gross and George Patterson, January 11, 1934. Traded to Mtl. Maroons by NY Americans for cash, December 25, 1934. Traded to Montreal by Mtl. Maroons for cash, September 14, 1938. Traded to Chicago by Montreal for cash, November 25, 1938. Traded to Detroit (Indianapolis - IAHL) by Cleveland (IAHL) with $30,000 for Don Deacon, February 5, 1940. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Detroit for cash, October 20, 1940. Traded to Hershey (AHL) by Buffalo (AHL) for Kilby MacDonald, February 2, 1942. Traded to Washington (AHL) by Hershey (AHL) for Jim O'Neil, November 21, 1942.