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Jerome F. "Jud" McAtee (born February 5, 1920) is a retired professional ice hockey centre who played 46 games in the National Hockey League. Born in Stratford, Ontario, he played with the Detroit Red Wings.

He played junior hockey for the Stratford Midgets in 1937-38. Then he played in 1938-39 and 1939-40 for the Oshawa Generals, winning the Memorial Cup in each season. McAtee also led the Ontario Hockey Association Junior League in scoring in 1939-40.

In 1940 he signed as a free agent with the Detroit Red Wings. He spent the next three seasons with the Indianapolis Capitals and was called up for one game with the Wings in 1942-43. He played another game with Detroit in 1943-44 (scoring two assists) while playing for the senior St. Catharines Saints.

In 1944-45 McAtee played 44 games for the war-weakened Red Wings, scoring 15 goals and 11 assists.

McAtee played another five seasons in the minor pros and retired in 1950.

He played in a total of 46 NHL games, scoring 15 goals and 13 assists.