John Chad (b. September 16, 1919 in Provost, Alberta - d. October 11, 1970) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played 79 games in the National Hockey League for the Chicago Blackhawks.

He played junior hockey for the Saskatoon Chiefs and the Edmonton Athletic Club from 1937 to 1939. The Chicago Black Hawks signed him as a free agent in 1939 and brought him up for 22 games in 1939-40, scoring 8 goals and 3 assists. In 1940-41 he scored 25 points in 45 games.

Chad played the next four years in senior hockey in Canada with the Regina Rangers and the Calgary RCAF Mustangs. In 1945-46 he played for the Wembley Lions in Great Britain but finished the season with the Hawks.

That marked the end of his NHL career, with 15 goals and 22 assists in 80 games.

Chad played five seasons with the Providence Reds and then two with the Saskatoon Quakers. He retired in 1953.

External linksEdit

John Chad's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database

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