McDonald's biggest goal was the Stanley Cup
clincher for the Blackhawks in 1961. He also won Stanley Cups
with the Montreal Canadians in 1958 and '59.
"Ab McDonald was an important member of the Chicago Blackhawks
family and will forever have a connection to the 1961 Stanley
Cup Championship team," the Blackhawks said in a statement. "In
addition to his many contributions on the ice throughout his
14-year National Hockey League career, Ab was very involved in
the Blackhawks Alumni Association upon retirement and made it a
priority to give back to the game that gave so much to him.
"The Blackhawks organization extends their deepest condolences
to the entire McDonald family and all of Ab's friends and former
McDonald scored 182 goals and 248 assists in 762 games with the
Canadiens, Blackhawks, Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings,
Pittsburgh Penguins and St. Louis Blues from 1958-72.
He also played two seasons for the Winnipeg Jets of the World
Hockey Association. McDonald had 29 goals and 41 assists in two
seasons (1972-74) with Winnipeg.
--Field Level Media
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