Monday, November 21, 2011

Today in history: November 21

Byron "Butch" McDonald: Capitals winger from 1939-41, and again in 1944-45. He played 95 games for the Caps, with 25 goals and 68 assists. He was part of a division championship team in 1940 and had a 13-30-43 year the following season. He also played 66 NHL games for Detroit and Chicago. A native of Assinobia, Sask., he was born in 1916. He passed away in 2006. 
Alex McKendry: A second-round pick by the Indianapolis Racers in the 1976 WHA draft, McKendry never suited up for the city's WHA team, but did play for the Checkers in 1979-80. He also was the Islanders' first-round pick in 1976 and went the NHL route, allowing him to tally 40 goals and 37 assists in 76 games -- as well as six playoff points in four games that season. McKendry would be traded to the Calgary Flames the following year. He played 46 NHL games with the Islanders and Flames before retiring in 1983. A native of Midland, Ont., he is 55. 
Brian Arrigoni: Ice forward in 2006-07, where he had six goals and three assists and 98 PIMs in 59 games. He played the following year in the NAHL, and is currently a senior at Div. III Hamline University, where he has tallied double-digit goals in each year of his college career. A native of St. Paul, Minn., he is 24.

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