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Wally Hergesheimer
Wally Hergesheimer
Right Wing
Number: 18
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 155
Shoots: Right
Born: Jan 8, 1927
Birthplace: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Acquired: 1. Signed as free agent in 1950; 2. Traded by Cleveland (AHL) with Hy Buller for Ed Reigle, Jack Gordon, Fred Shero, Fern Perreault and cash on May 14, 1951; 3. Acquired purchase of Buffalo (AHL) franchise in June 1958.


Brother of Phil USHL First All-Star Team (1950) AHL Second All-Star Team (1951) Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (Rookie of the Year AHL) (1951) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1953, 1956) Transferred to Denver (USHL) after Minneapolis (USHL) franchise relocated, August, 1950. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by NY Rangers (Denver-USHL) for Bill Richardson, Neil Strain, Bob Jackson and Joe McArthur, September 5, 1950. Traded to NY Rangers by Cleveland (AHL) with Hy Buller for Ed Reigle, Jackie Gordon, Fred Shero, Fern Perreault and cash, May 14, 1951. Missed remainder of 1954-55 due to leg injury vs. Toronto, December 18, 1954. Traded to Chicago by NY Rangers for Red Sullivan, June 19, 1956. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Chicago with Frank Martin for Ken Wharram, May 5, 1958. NHL rights transferred to NY Rangers from Buffalo after NHL club purchased AHL franchise, June, 1958. Claimed on waivers by Montreal from NY Rangers, December 10, 1958. Claimed on waivers by NY Rangers from Montreal, December 17, 1958.