Tod could be Dave Keon's twin ... or cousin !!
Ht: 5'-10" Wt: 152
Born: Nov. 30, 1927 (Pontiac, QUE.)
Tod's real name is Aloyisus Martin Sloan, and he was known by the nickname "Slinker". During his time with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Tod played on three memorable lines: 1) the "KSS Line" with Ted Kennedy & ex-Hornet Sid Smith; 2) the "Three Aces" Line with Dick Duff & George "the Chief" Armstrong; and 3) the "SAW Line" with Harry Watson & ex-Hornet George "the Chief" Armstrong. While with the Chicago Black Hawks, Tod played on the "Pappy Line" with Ted Lindsay & Ed Litzenberg. Tod's cousin, Dave Keon, played 18 seasons in the NHL and 4 seasons in the WHA.
- Played in three NHL All-Star Games (1950-51, 1951-52 & 1955-56).
1944-45... Won a Memorial Cup with the OHA's St. Michael's Majors.
1945-46... Won the OHA's Red Tilson Trophy (MVP) while leading the league in goals (43 in 25 games), assists (32) and points (75) with St. Michael's.
AWARDED -- Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy
1949-50... Led the AHL playoffs in goals (10 in 9 games) and points (14) with the Cleveland Barons.
1950-51... Won a Stanley Cup with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
1955-56... Was the runner-up for the NHL's Hart Memorial Trophy (MVP), and was named a Second Team All-Star with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
1960-61... Won his second Stanley Cup with the Chicago Black Hawks.
1961-62... Won a World Championship representing Canada with the Galt Terriers, after having his amateur status reinstated.
Everyone knows about Bill Barilko's winning goal in overtime to win the stanley cup. But few remember that it was Tod Sloan's tying goal with 32 second left in the third period that sent the game into overtime.
||Born Nov 30 1927 -- Vinton, PQ
Height 5.10 -- Weight 171 -- Shoots R
I feel like I stumbled on a diamond in the ruff when researching Tod Sloan. This man was a great hockey player.
Thanks Tod for all the old memories which are all new to me.
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