Douglas Allen "Diesel" Mohns (born December 13, 1933 in Capreol, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played 22 seasons in the National Hockey League from 1953–54 until 1974–75. Mohns twice won the most coveted prize in junior hockey, the Memorial Cup. He played on the 1951 and 1953 Barrie Flyers teams.

Mohns played 1390 career NHL games, scoring 248 goals and 462 assists for 710 points, as well as compiling 1250 penalty minutes. Mohns played both forward and defence in his career. Mohns joined the Boston Bruins in 1953, where he became a versatile cornerstone of that franchise for 11 seasons. An early slapshot expert, Doug Mohns would combine fast skating speed & breakout passing skills with rugged reliability. Mr. Mohns would Star with Bruins Captain & Blueline Stalwart Fern Flaman on Defense & longtime teammate, smooth Centre Don McKenney on Offense, during The Bruins Halcyon years of the late 1950s. He remained a Team pillar during the difficult reconstruction period of the early 1960s.

Doug Mohns achieved much of his later career success with the Chicago Black Hawks. He played left wing on one of the greatest lines in NHL history, the "Scooter Line", with centre Stan Mikita and right wing Kenny Wharram. Their speed and puck handling ability fueled the Black Hawks' high-powered offense in this time period. Mohns was also known as an enforcer for Bobby Hull.Template:Citation needed Mohns finished his 22 season long career as the captain of the expansion Washington Capitals. He was one of the first players to wear a helmet, covering up an expansive bald spot.

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1951–52Barrie FlyersOHA534036760
1952–53Barrie FlyersOHA563442760
1953–54Boston BruinsNHL701314272741014
1954–55Boston BruinsNHL701418328250004
1955–56Boston BruinsNHL641081848
1956–57Boston BruinsNHL686344089102352
1957–58Boston BruinsNHL545162128123101318
1958–59Boston BruinsNHL476243040402212
1959–60Boston BruinsNHL6520254562
1960–61Boston BruinsNHL6512213363
1961–62Boston BruinsNHL6916294574
1962–63Boston BruinsNHL687233063
1963–64Boston BruinsNHL709172695
1964–65Chicago Black HawksNHL49132033841434721
1965–66Chicago Black HawksNHL702227496351014
1966–67Chicago Black HawksNHL612535605850558
1967–68Chicago Black HawksNHL65242953531115612
1968–69Chicago Black HawksNHL6522194147
1969–70Chicago Black HawksNHL666273346802215
1970–71Chicago Black HawksNHL39461016
1970–71Minnesota North StarsNHL1725714622410
1971–72Minnesota North StarsNHL786303682412310
1972–73Minnesota North StarsNHL67413175260112
1973–74Atlanta FlamesNHL2803310
1974–75Washington CapitalsNHL752192154
NHL totals 1390 248 462 710 1250 94 14 36 50 122

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