Sweeney Schriner
David sweeney schriner
Position Winger
Shot Left
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
175 lb (80 kg)
Teams New York Americans
Toronto Maple Leafs
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born November 30,1911,
Saratov, RUS
Pro Career 1934 – 1946
Hall of Fame, 1962

David "Sweeney" Schriner (November 30, 1911 – July 4, 1990) was a Canadian professional forward who played 11 seasons in the National Hockey League for the New York Americans and Toronto Maple Leafs. Born in Saratov, Russia, Sweeney was the NHL scoring leader in 1935–36 and 1936–37. He was named Rookie of the Year in 1935. He won 2 Stanley Cups with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1941–42 and 1944–45. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1962.

Awards and achievementsEdit

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1933–34Syracruse StarsIHL?17112828
1934–35New York AmericansNHL481822406
1935–36New York AmericansNHL48192645853142
1936–37New York AmericansNHL4821254617
1937–38New York AmericansNHL482117382261010
1938–39New York AmericansNHL4813314420200030
1939–40Toronto Maple LeafsNHL391115261091344
1940–41Toronto Maple LeafsNHL48241438672134
1941–42Toronto Maple LeafsNHL47201636211363910
1942–43Toronto Maple LeafsNHL371917361342240
1944–45Toronto Maple LeafsNHL2622153710133144
1945–46Toronto Maple LeafsNHL471361915
1946-47Lethbridge Maple LeafsWCSHL
1947-48Lethbridge Maple LeafsWCSHL
1948-49Regina CapitalsWCSHL3626275330
NHL totals 484 201 204 405 148 59 18 11 29 54


Preceded by
Charlie Conacher
NHL Scoring Champion
1936, 1937
Succeeded by
Gordie Drillon
Preceded by
Russ Blinco
Rookie of the Year
Succeeded by
Mike Karakas
Preceded by
Red Dutton
New York Americans captains
Succeeded by
Charlie Conacher
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