Fred Stanfield
Position Centre
Shoots Left
5 ft 0 in (1.52 m)
177 lb (80 kg)
Teams Chicago Black Hawks
Boston Bruins
Minnesota North Stars
Buffalo Sabres
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born May 4 1944 (1944-05-04) (age 76),
Toronto, ON, CAN
Pro Career 19641979

Frederick William Stanfield (born May 4, 1944 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a former professional centre who played 14 seasons in the National Hockey League from 1964 until 1978.

Playing CareerEdit

He played with the St. Catharines TeePees and St. Catharines Black Hawks from 1961-62 through 1963-64. He then graduated to the Chicago Black Hawks but split the next three seasons between the Hawks and the St. Louis Braves.

In 1967 he was part of a blockbuster trade that brought Phil Esposito, Ken Hodge, and Stanfield to the Boston Bruins. Stanfield was a strong second line centre for the Bruins and exceeded 20 goals in every season he played in Boston. He also won the Stanley Cup in 1970 & 1972.

In 1973 he was traded to the Minnesota North Stars with whom he only spent a season and a half. Stanfield was traded to the Buffalo Sabres in January, 1975 and helped Buffalo make the 1975 Stanley Cup Finals. He spent 3 more seasons with the Sabres. He then spent one season with the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (1978-79) as a playing-coach before retiring.

Stanfield played 914 career NHL games, scoring 211 goals and 405 assists for 616 points.

Career StatisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1961–62St. Catharines TeePeesOHA491115260
1962–63St. Catharines Black HawksOHA482839670
1963–64St. Catharines Black HawksOHA5634751090
1964–65Chicago Black HawksNHL577101714142132
1965–66St. Louis BravesCHL24711182
1965–66Chicago Black HawksNHL39224250002
1966–67St. Louis BravesCPHL3720214110
1966–67Chicago Black HawksNHL10101010000
1967–68Boston BruinsNHL732044641040110
1968–69Boston BruinsNHL7125295422102240
1969–70Boston BruinsNHL732335581414412166
1970–71Boston BruinsNHL752452761273470
1971–72Boston BruinsNHL78235679121579160
1972–73Boston BruinsNHL782058781051120
1973–74Minnesota North StarsNHL7116284410
1974–75Minnesota North StarsNHL408182612
1974–75Buffalo SabresNHL321221334172460
1975–76Buffalo SabresNHL80183048490110
1976–77Buffalo SabresNHL7991423650000
1977–78Buffalo SabresNHL5738112
1978–79Hershey BearsAHL501941604
NHL totals 914 211 405 616 134 106 21 35 56 10


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