The 2011 ATD-B Beer League Draft
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01-16-2011, 10:50 AM
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Philadelphia, PA
The China Sharks select
C Ab Demarco Sr.
2x Top 10 Goals (9, 9)
2x Top 10 Assists (4, 7)
2x Top 10 Points (5, 7)
165 points in 209 career NHL games
606 points in 471 career AHL games
1x AHL 1st-Team All Star
1x AHL 2nd-Team All Star
1x AHL MVP
1x AHL Leading Scorer
Albert George "Ab" DeMarco played four of his seven NHL seasons as a member of the New York Rangers. He began his route to the NHL through Baltimore, where in 1937-38, he played in 56 games with the Baltimore Orioles of the Eastern Hockey League, scoring 25 goals and 27 assists for 52 points.
After playing most of the 1938-39 season with the Providence Reds of the IAHL, DeMarco received the call-up to the Chicago Blackhawks where he played two games.
In 1939-40, DeMarco played in 18 games with the Blackhawks, picking up five assists. He had a four-game stint with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1942-43. Later that year he played in three games with the Boston Bruins. He played in three more games with the Bruins the following year before moving on to the New York Rangers where he played out the balance of his NHL career. His best year was 1944-45 when he had 24 goals and 30 assists for 54 points in 50 games.
DeMarco went on to play professional hockey until 1952 in the American Hockey, and won a scoring title with Buffalo (37g 76a 113pts.) in the 1950-51 season, scoring 37 goals and 76 assists for 113 points.
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