James Stewart Hunter Morrison (born October 11, 1931 in Montreal, Quebec) is a retired former professional ice hockey defenceman, coach and scout. He played 704 National Hockey League games for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Red Wings, New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins. He scored 40 goals and 160 assists. In 36 playoff games he scored 12 assists.
Morrison also played eight seasons with the Quebec Aces and three season with the Baltimore Clippers in the American Hockey League. Morrison won the Eddie Shore Award in 1965–66 as the league's outstanding defenceman.
After his retirement he briefly coached the Kitchener Rangers before moving behind the bench of the Kingston Canadians (later Kingston Frontenacs) for seven seasons. He later served 18 years as a scout in the Bruins organization before retiring.
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Silent footage from the Bruins-Red Wings game on January 31, 1959. Over six minutes of game play and goals by Gordie Howe, Jim Morrison and Earl Reibel are shown. More silent footage from the Bruins-Red Wings game on March 14, 1959 in which the Red Wings Stu McNeill scores his only NHL goal, a goal by Don McKenney to tie the score 2-2 and two goals by John Bucyk for a 4-2 Bruins win are shown.
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