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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on July 16th, 2014

David McKenzie Downie (Born March 11, 1909 in Burk's Falls, Ontario, Canada – Died March 18, 1963 in Tacoma, Washington, USA) was a professional ice Hockey player.

Downie played junior Hockey in Regina, Saskatchewan with the Falcons and Monarchs. He turned pro with the PCHL's Victoria Cubs in 1928-29 before switching over to the Portland Buckaroos. In 1930-31 he led the league with 13 goals the toiled in the IHL and Can-Am league the next year.

When Downie was loaned to Toronto he was at the start of a solid four year stay in the IHL with the Syracuse Stars and Windsor Bulldogs.

Downie played 11 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1932-33.

In 1936-37, the hard-working veteran played his first of five straight years in the PCHL with the Seattle Seahawks/Olympics. Downie helped the club win the PCHL title in 1938 and led the league with 35 goals the next season.

in the 1941-42 season, Downie played briefly for the Philadelphia Ramblers in the AHL and then sat out a year, he then competed with the senior Seattle Ironmen and Portland Oilers before retiring in 1944.

December 21, 1928: Traded to Portland (PCHL) by Victoria (PCHL) for Paul Runge.

November 4, 1931: Signed as a free agent by Boston.

February 12, 1933: Loaned to Toronto by Syracuse (IHL).

October 17, 1935: Traded to Windsor (IHL) by Syracuse (IHL) for cash.

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