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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on August 15th, 2018

Audley Kendrick Tuten - Born January 14, 1914 in Enterprise, Alabama – Died May 7, 1994 was an American-born Canadian professional ice Hockey defenseman.

Tuten played his junior Hockey in Saskatchewan, first with the Melville Millionaires, then the Saskatoon Tigers, and finished his junior career with the Regina Pats in 1934.

Tuten then turned pro with the Hershey B'ars of the Eastern Hockey League / EHL in the 1934-35 season, spending 4 seasons there, and was twice named to the EHL's Second All-Star Team. Tuten then signed with the EHL Baltimore Orioles for the 1938-39 season, and was named to the EHL First All-Star Team in 1939.

Tuten then signed jumped leagues to the American Hockey Association, signing with the Kansas City Greyhounds for the 1939-40 season. The Greyhounds became the Kansas City Americans, and Tuten continued playing in Kansas City until 1942. While playing for the Greyhounds / Americans, Tuten was named the the AHA Second All-Star Team in 1940 and 1942, along with being named to the AHA First All-Star Team in 1941. In the 1941-42 season, Tuten appeared in five games with the NHL Chicago Black Hawks and managed 1 goal, 1 assist, and during the 1942-43 season, Tuten played in 34 games for the Black Hawks, scoring 3 goals, 7 assists.

Tuten's career was put on hold following the 1942-43 season when he left the game for three years to fulfill his military obligations. Tuten returned to the game and Kansas City for the 1946-47 season, playing with the Kansas City Pla-Mors, but after just 10 games in Kansas City was traded to the Oakland Oaks of the Pacific Coast Hockey League / PCHL, and finished his Hockey career in the PCHL in 1949 in Los Angeles.

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