Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Oscar Hanson
Centre Oscar Hanson played eight games for the Chicago Black Hawks in 1937-38. Although his NHL tenure was short-lived, he put up impressive offensive totals several times in the minors.

Born in Camrose, Alberta, Hanson enjoyed a fine rookie pro season with the CHL's St. Paul Saints in 1932-33. That year he led the league with 22 goals and 39 points in 37 games. He later topped th4e CHL in goals and second time and was the top scorer in the AHA twice as a member of the St. Louis Flyers. In 1936 and 1937 Hanson was placed on the AHA first all-star team.

During the 1937-38 season Hanson played in three leagues including the NHL. The next year he returned to the AHA and scored a league high 37 goals for the Minneapolis Millers. He continued to star for the club over the next three years and was named to the AHA first all-star team for a third time in 1940.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1926-27 Augsburg Auggies MIAC
1927-28 Augsburg Auggies MIAC
1928-29 Augsburg Auggies MIAC
1929-30
1930-31 St. Paul Saints NWHL
1931-32 St. Paul Saints CHL 35 25 18 43 29
1932-33 St. Paul Saints CHL 37 22 17 39 63 4 2 0 2 4
1933-34 Oklahoma City Warriors AHA 42 16 6 22 50
1934-35 St. Paul Saints CHL 47 29 30 59 53 8 7 5 12 8
1935-36 St. Paul Saints AHA 47 30 30 60 37 5 2 1 3 11
1936-37 St. Louis Flyers AHA 47 33 29 62 25 6 4 3 7 14
1937-38 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 8 0 0 0 0
1937-38 St. Louis Flyers AHA 22 12 14 26 13
1937-38 Cleveland Barons IAHL 21 3 3 6 0 2 0 0 0 0
1938-39 Minneapolis Millers AHA 48 37 52 89 38 4 4 0 4 6
1939-40 Minneapolis Millers AHA 47 32 22 54 27 3 0 1 1 0
1940-41 Minneapolis Millers AHA 37 12 12 24 20 3 0 0 0 0
1941-42 Minneapolis Millers AHA 47 24 20 44 24
1942-43
1943-44 Flin Flon Bombers MHL-Sr. 24 11 7 18 2 10 2 3 5 0
1943-44 Edmonton Vics ESrHL
1943-44 Edmonton Vics Al-Cup 4 0 0 0 0
NHL Totals 8 0 0 0 0


Brother of Emil
AHA First All-Star Team (1936, 1937, 1939, 1940)
Traded to Chicago by St. Louis (AHA) for cash, January 27, 1937. Traded to St. Louis (AHA) by Chicago with Bill Kendall for cash, December 2, 1937. Traded to Cleveland (IAHL) by St. Louis (AHA) for Walt Brenneman, January 25, 1938.
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