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Tommy Anderson
Position Defenceman
Shot Left
Nickname(s) Squee
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
175 lb (80 kg)
Teams NHL
 New York Americans
 Detroit Red Wings
 Cleveland Falcons
 Detroit Olympics
 Providence Reds
 Philadelphia Arrows
 Hollywood Wolves
 Calgary Stampeders
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born September 9, 1916,
Edinburgh, Scotland
Died 1971,
Calgary, Alberta
Pro Career 1930 – 1951

Tom Linton Anderson (July 9, 1911–1971) was a Canadian professional defenceman who played 8 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings, New York/Brooklyn Americans. He was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Playing Career

Tommy played in the National Hockey League from 1934 to 1942. During this time, he played for the Detroit Red Wings and New York Americans. Tommy won the 1942 Hart Memorial Trophy for being the most valuable player.

After 1942 the Americans disbanded and Anderson played senior hockey in Canada during World War II. After the war Anderson played a season with the Providence Reds and then one with the Hollywood Wolves before retiring.

Coaching Career

After retiring Anderson became coach of the junior Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey Association for three years. He then became the coach of the American Hockey League's Pittsburgh Hornets.


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Preceded by
Charlie Conacher
Brooklyn Americans captain
Succeeded by
Franchise folded
Preceded by
Bill Cowley
Winner of the Hart Trophy
Succeeded by
Bill Cowley
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