Rene Trudell (born January 31, 1919 in Transcona, Manitoba- died July 25,1984) is a retired professional ice hockey forward who played 129 games in the National Hockey League. He played with the New York Rangers.

He played junior hockey for the Kildonan Stars, St. James Canadians, and Portage Terriers from 1935 to 1939.

Trudell turned pro with Great Britain's Harringay Racers in 1939-40 and then returned to North America to play for the Toledo Babcocks in 1940-41. In 1941-42 Trudell played for the senior Yorkton Terriers and then spent three seasons with the Winnipeg RCAF team.

In 1945-46, he went to play for the New York Rovers where he scored 61 points in 40 games. That earned him a 16 game call-up to the New York Rangers. He played the next two seasons for the Rangers.

In 1948 he was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs but did not make the team. Instead, his rights were sold to the Springfield Indians where he played in 1948-49. Trudell retired at the end of the season.

In the NHL (all with the New York Rangers), Trudell scored 24 goals and 28 assists in 129 games.



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