Jack Gelineau

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CanadaCanada  Jack Gelineau Ice hockey player
Date of birth November 11, 1924
place of birth Toronto , Ontario , Canada
date of death November 15, 1998
size 183 cm
Weight 82 kg
position goalkeeper
Catch hand Left
Career stations
1943-1944 Toronto Young Rangers
Toronto CIL
Toronto RCAF
1944-1945 Montréal RCAF
1945-1948 McGill Redmen
1948-1951 Boston Bruins
1951-1955 Québec Aces

John Edward "Jack" Gelineau (born November 11, 1924 in Toronto , Ontario ; † November 15, 1998 ) was a Canadian ice hockey goalkeeper who played for the Boston Bruins and Chicago Black Hawks in the National Hockey League on the position of Goalkeepers played.


Jack Gelineau began his professional career in 1948 with the Boston Bruins in the National Hockey League and received twelve goals against in his first three appearances in the 1948/49 season . A year later he was the goalkeeper of the Bruins and had a negative overall balance with the team at the end of the season when the play-offs were missed. At the end of the season he was nevertheless honored with the Calder Memorial Trophy as the best rookie. A year later his results improved and those of the team and Gelineau reached the play-offs for the first time with Boston. In the first round, after five games against the Toronto Maple Leafs, they were eliminated from the competition. In 1951 he went to the Québec Aces , for which he ran up until 1955 in the QSHL and QHL and in between played two NHL games for the Chicago Blackhawks , in which he received nine goals and was demoted back to the Aces.

Achievements and Awards

NHL statistics

Seasons Games Victory cut Conceded goal Shutouts
Regular season 4th 143 0.474 3.12 17th
Playoffs 1 4th 0.250 1.61 1

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