Sweeney Schriner
David sweeney schriner.jpg
Position Winger
Shot Left
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (0 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 achievements[edit | edit source]

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1933–34 Syracruse Stars IHL ? 17 11 28 28
1934–35 New York Americans NHL 48 18 22 40 6
1935–36 New York Americans NHL 48 19 26 45 8 5 3 1 4 2
1936–37 New York Americans NHL 48 21 25 46 17
1937–38 New York Americans NHL 48 21 17 38 22 6 1 0 1 0
1938–39 New York Americans NHL 48 13 31 44 20 2 0 0 0 30
1939–40 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 39 11 15 26 10 9 1 3 4 4
1940–41 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 48 24 14 38 6 7 2 1 3 4
1941–42 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 47 20 16 36 21 13 6 3 9 10
1942–43 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 37 19 17 36 13 4 2 2 4 0
1944–45 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 26 22 15 37 10 13 3 1 4 4
1945–46 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 47 13 6 19 15
1946-47 Lethbridge Maple Leafs WCSHL
1947-48 Lethbridge Maple Leafs WCSHL
1948-49 Regina Capitals WCSHL 36 26 27 53 30
NHL totals 484 201 204 405 148 59 18 11 29 54


Gallery[edit | edit source]

Preceded by
Charlie Conacher
NHL Scoring Champion
1936, 1937
Succeeded by
Gordie Drillon
Preceded by
Russ Blinco
Rookie of the Year
1935
Succeeded by
Mike Karakas
Preceded by
Red Dutton
New York Americans captains
1936-39
Succeeded by
Charlie Conacher
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