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Wilfred McDonaldDescription : Wilfred Kennedy "Bucko" McDonald (October 31, 1911 – July 19, 1991) was a Canadian professional hockey and lacrosse player, coach, and politician.Born in Fergus, Ontario, he played for the Detroit Red Wings, Toronto Maple Leafs, and New York Rangers. He won 3 Stanley Cups in his career, in 1936 and 1937 with Detroit and in 1942 with Toronto.McDonald was also an accomplished lacrosse player, who won a Mann Cup and was inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1971. The Ontario Lacros... Page:w

Bucko McDonald
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McDonald pictured in a 1943 newspaper
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Parry Sound
In office
1945–1949
Preceded byArthur Slaght
Succeeded byDistrict was abolished in 1947
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Parry Sound—Muskoka
In office
1949–1957
Preceded byDistrict was created in 1947
Succeeded byGordon Aiken
Personal details
BornWilfred Kennedy McDonald
(1911-10-31)October 31, 1911
Fergus, Ontario, Canada
DiedJuly 19, 1991(1991-07-19) (aged 79)
Political partyLiberal
Wilfred McDonald
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
PositionDefence
ShotLeft
Played forDetroit Red Wings
New York Rangers
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career1933–1949

Wilfred Kennedy "Bucko" McDonald (October 31, 1911 – July 19, 1991) was a Canadian professional hockey and lacrosse player, coach, and politician.

Born in Fergus, Ontario, he played for the Detroit Red Wings, Toronto Maple Leafs, and New York Rangers. He won 3 Stanley Cups in his career, in 1936 and 1937 with Detroit and in 1942 with Toronto.

McDonald was also an accomplished lacrosse player, who won a Mann Cup and was inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1971. The Ontario Lacrosse Association honoured McDonald by naming an award after him; the highest-scoring player is awarded the Bucko McDonald Trophy.

In 1945, he was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the Ontario riding of Parry Sound. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1949 and 1953. After leaving politics, he was the head coach for the Rochester Americans. He coached Bobby Orr when he was 11 and 12.

Career statistics

  Regular season Playoffs
SeasonTeamLeagueGPGAPtsPIMGPGAPtsPIM
1933–34Buffalo BisonsIHL413141461010
1934–35Buffalo BisonsIHL2032520
1934–35Detroit Red WingsNHL151238
1934–35Detroit OlympicsIHL123148
1935–36Detroit Red WingsNHL47461032730310
1935–36Detroit OlympicsIHL10000
1936–37Detroit Red WingsNHL4735820100002
1937–38Detroit Red WingsNHL47371014
1938–39Detroit Red WingsNHL140002
1938–39Toronto Maple LeafsNHL3333620100004
1939–40Toronto Maple LeafsNHL342571310000
1940–41Toronto Maple LeafsNHL31611171272022
1940–41Providence RedsAHL1734726
1941–42Toronto Maple LeafsNHL48219212490112
1942–43Toronto Maple LeafsNHL40211133961014
1942–43Providence RedsAHL90552
1943–44Toronto Maple LeafsNHL92468
1943–44New York RangersNHL41561114
1944–45New York RangersNHL4029110
1945–46Hull VolantsQSHL391315286
1946–47Sundridge BeaversNBHL
1947–48Sundridge BeaversNBHL1620214132244
1948–49Sundridge BeaversNBHL22211637434156
NHL totals44635881232065061724
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