Center Skip Teal played one game for the Boston Bruins in 1954-55. He was better known as a dangerous goal scorer in junior and the minors.
Born in Ridgeway, Ontario, Teal played junior in the OHA with St. Catharines Teepees and the Barrie Flyers. In 1952-53 he scored 26 goals in the regular season and notched 12 scores in 14 playoff matches while helping Barrie win the Memorial Cup. The next year he scored 16 goals as a rookie pro with the AHL's Hershey Bears and remained with the club the next year when he was recalled to Boston for one game.
After scoring 22 goals for the WHL's Victoria Cougars in 1955-56, Teal moved on to the Quebec Aces of the QHL. In 1957 he helped the Aces win the QHL championship then led all playoff scorers in assists when the team reached the finals the next year. Teal retired in 1963 after a high scoring three year run in the Eastern League with the Clinton Comets. He made the league's second all-star team three straight years and accumulated 303 points over this span.