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Hockey Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name August 21
Last Updated 12-05-2019
-- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.8/21/1970NHL Player, Russian
🏆🏒Hector "Toe" Blake -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/21/1912 N.S. d.5/17/1995 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1934-1948; his eight Stanley Cup championships in 13 seasons as coach of the Montreal Canadiens is a National Hockey League record; led Montreal to 2 Stanley Cups as a player and 8 more as coach; regular season MVP in 1939.
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons
🏆🏒William "Billy" Reay -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/21/1918 N.S. d.9/23/2004 N.S. (86)
🏆🏒James "Bones" Raleigh -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/27/1926 N.S. d.8/21/2012 N.S. (86)
🏆🏒Alfred Edward "Alf" Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/3/1873 N.S. d.8/21/1953 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, NHL Right Wing, NHL Forward, Canadian
Sports Teams: Ottawa Hockey Club
🏆🏒Nels Stewart -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/29/1902 d.8/21/1957 (54)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Canadian
Names/Places: RN:Robert Nelson Stewart; NN:Old Poison
Misc: played 1925-1940, the first pro to score 300 goals
Sports Teams: Montreal Maroons, Boston Bruins, New York Americans
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