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Francis "Ulcers" McCool (October 27, 1918 – May 20, 1973) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played for the Toronto Maple Leafs in the National Hockey League. He was born in Calgary, Alberta.

McCool was recipient of the Calder Trophy in 1945. He won one Stanley Cup in his career. He retired after just two years because of severe ulcers. Prior to playing pro, McCool played two seasons for Gonzaga University. In 1945, McCool became the first goaltender in NHL history to record an assist of a goal. He suffered from ulcers during his career, and it was confirmed that ulcer played a part in his death on May 20, 1973. In the 1945 Stanley Cup playoffs, McCool had three consecutive shutouts to start the Finals series against the Detroit Red Wings.

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Preceded by
August 'Gus' Bodnar
Winner of the Calder Trophy
1945
Succeeded by
Edgar Laprade







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