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Oct. 31, 1945 (Rangers at Chicago Black Hawks)
FINAL GAME WITH RANGERS
March 25, 1951 (Rangers vs. Chicago Black Hawks)
MAJOR NHL AWARDS/ACHIEVEMENTS WITH RANGERS
NHL Second All-Star Team — 1949-50
NHL All-Star Game — 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950
RANGERS TEAM LEADER
Most points — 1946-47, 1949-50 (tie)
Most goals — 1946-47, 1947-48 (tie)
Most assists — 1949-50 (tie)
Most penalty minutes — 1947-48, 1948-49, 1950-51
Most playoff points — 1948 (tie)
Most playoff goals — 1948 (tie)
RANGERS ORGANIZATION STATISTICS
Minor-league games: 0
Minor-league teams: None
Nickname: Mighty Mouse
Full name: Anthony Joseph Leswick
Uniform Numbers: 18
Retired from pro hockey: 1960
One of the key membes of the Rangers team that reached the 1950 Stanley Cup Finals, Tony Leswick enjoyed six strong seasons in New York at the start of a 12-year NHL career.
Leswick joined the Rangers after completing two years of service in the Canadian Navy during World War II. Despite his small stature, he established himself as a big-time goal-scorer in his second season, notching a team 27 goals and earning his first selection to an NHL All-Star Game.
Leswick would go on to play in three more All-Star Games during his years with the Rangers and earned postseason honors in 1949-50 when he was named to the league`s Second All-Star Team.
In addition to his hockey prowess, Leswick was a star diver and boxer in his native Saskatchewan. His older brother Pete also played in the NHL with the New York Americans and Boston Bruins.