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10-21-2010, 09:17 AM
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Percy "Puss" Traub

WCHL First Team All-Star (1924)
2 x WCHL Second Team All-Star (1922, 1923)

Points among Defensemen - 5th(1922), 6th(1923), 9th(1924), 12th(1925), 13th(1926)

Traub was definitely getting onto the AS teams based on his defense, not offense.

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Originally Posted by legendsofhockey
Percy "Puss" Traub had spent nine of the last ten years playing in Regina (with one year off for Military Service) when the Regina Capitals franchise was purchased and transferred to Portland in 1925. Traub's decision to go with the team to Portland proved to be a wise one when after one year with the Portland Rosebuds the team was bought again, this time by the Chicago Black Hawks.

In 1926-27 Traub made his NHL debut with the Hawks patrolling their blue line for 42 games and chipping in 2 assists in that time. Shortly before his second NHL season Traub was sold to the Detroit Cougars for $7500.

The move proved to be wise for Detroit as Traub played a full season for them and upped his out put to 3 goals and 4 points.
All the following quotes are from The Morning Leader newspaper

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Originally Posted by Jan 23, 1919
All through the game Puss was a tower of strength for his club and his energy never failed
...
XXX accepting a perfect pass from Puss Traub, put the locals in the lead again.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jan 11, 1921
XXX was injured by a collision with Traub and had to be carried off the ice.
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Originally Posted by March 1, 1921
Percy Traub then began to show his class and rushing down the right side passed to Wilson at the goal mouth, the latter batting it past XXX for the first score
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Originally Posted by Feb 4, 1922
Traub and XXX proved a good defensive pair.
... they warded off many dangerous attacks... both were strong on the attack too
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Originally Posted by Feb 25, 1922
Traub and XXX played strong games on the defense
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Originally Posted by March 12 1922
Lehman saved from Traub on and end to end rush
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Originally Posted by Dec 29, 1924
It was a grim struggle and the checking of XXX, Traub, and Dutkowski took a lot of steam out of the cougars and made it necessary for the players to change often


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