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April 4, 1948 (Rangers vs. Detroit Red Wings) (playoffs)
RANGERS REGULAR-SEASON DEBUT
Oct. 14, 1948 (Rangers at Montreal Canadiens)
FINAL GAME WITH RANGERS
Nov. 8, 1950 (Rangers vs. Toronto Maple Leafs)
RANGERS ORGANIZATION STATISTICS
Minor-league games: 70
Minor-league teams: New Haven (AHL) 1947-48; St. Paul (USHL) 1950
Full name: Duncan Robert Fisher
Uniform Numbers: 12
Retired from pro hockey: 1960
Called up to the Rangers as an injury replacement for the final game of the 1948 playoff series vs. Detroit, Dunc Fisher made an instant impression, setting up a goal by Don Raleigh. Fisher became a regular with the Rangers that fall and played 155 consecutive regular-season and playoff games with the team before being traded to Boston in November 1950.
Fisher, who was one of the NHL`s smaller players at 5-foot-7, played some of his best hockey during the Rangers` surprise run to the 1950 Stanley Cup Finals, scoring three goals and six points during the playoffs. that postseason performance capped off his highest-scoring NHL season, as he had 33 points for the Blueshirts in 1949-50.
Fisher had his greatest success in the American Hockey League, earning postseason All-Star status in five seasons. His best year was with Hershey in 1957-58, when he led the AHL with 41 goals.