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Warren Godfrey, D

Position: Defenseman
HT/WT: 6'1", 190
Shoots: Left
Nickname(s): "Rocky"



- Played in the NHL All-Star Game in 1955
- 32 goals, 157 regular season points in 786 games played
- 1 goal, 5 playoff points in 52 games played.

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Originally Posted by Greatest Hockey Legends
Warren Godfrey, for example. He was hard hitting defenseman most notably with the Wings and Bruins in the 1950s and 1960s. He hit so hard they called him "The Rock" or "Rocky" for short. He played in 786 NHL contests, scoring 32 goals and 157 points.

Godfrey, who came to Detroit from Boston as part of the big trade for Terry Sawchuk, was a main stay in the NHL from 1952 through 1963. He continued on until 1969 ("when my knees wouldn't let me play anymore") often shuttling between Detroit and the minor leagues.
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Originally Posted by Legends of Hockey
Defenceman Warren Godfrey played nearly 800 NHL games in the 50s and 60s. He was best known as a reliable stay-at-home blueliner on the Detroit Red Wings for many years.

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