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09-05-2013, 12:48 PM
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March 8, 1935 Jack McGill by Marc T. McNeil

Marc T. McNeil hockey reporter and columnist at The Gazette, authored a series of profiles of NHL players title "From a Ring-Side Seat" in 1935. One such article featured Jack McGill. Profiles McGill's path to the NHL with background accounts. What is interesting is the depth of hockey talent on McGill's high school team - two future HHOFers - Syd Howe and Bill Cowley. Also an interesting perspective on summer employment and how certain teams may have viewed the type of work their players did:

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