Ice Hockey Players in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • 1904-03-09 Brandon's Lester Patrick becomes 1st hockey defenseman to score a goal

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

1957-02-11 NHL Players Association forms (NYC), Red Wings' Ted Lindsay elected president

NHL Star Ted Lindsay
NHL Star
Ted Lindsay

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1969-03-02 Phil Esposito becomes 1st NHL Player to score 100 points in a season

NHL Star Phil Esposito
NHL Star
Phil Esposito

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1977-08-25 Canadian NHL player Tim Horton posthumously inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame

NHL Star and Businessman Tim Horton
NHL Star and Businessman
Tim Horton

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1980-02-29 Gordie Howe becomes 1st NHL player to score 800 career goals

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe
  • 1989-03-29 1st Soviet hockey players are permitted to play for the NHL
  • 1990-01-21 Bob Goodenow succeeds Alan Eagleson as NHL players association executive director

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1990-12-22 Paul Coffey becomes the second NHL defenceman to record 1000 points, doing so in a record-breaking 770 games

NHL Star Paul Coffey
NHL Star
Paul Coffey
  • 1992-04-01 NHL players begin 1st strike in 75-year history

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1997-02-04 Mario Lemieux is 7th NHL player to score 600 goals

NHL Legend and Owner Mario Lemieux
NHL Legend and Owner
Mario Lemieux
  • 1998-01-09 Hockey News selects Wayne Gretzky best NHL player ever

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1999-10-22 NHL goaltender Grant Fuhr wins his 400th career game (vs Florida Panthers)

NHL Goalie Grant Fuhr
NHL Goalie
Grant Fuhr
  • 2012-02-02 NHL player Sam Gagner becomes the first player to scores eight points in one game for the Edmonton Oilers against the Chicago Blackhawks since 1989

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 707

  • 1879-07-27 Jack Laviolette, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1960)
  • 1881-03-18 Oliver Seibert, hall of fame hockey player (elected 1963)
  • 1881-11-18 Percy Lesueur, hockey player/inventor (large goalie glove)
  • 1883-09-01 Didier Pitre, French Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1934)
  • 1884-06-23 Cyclone Taylor, ice hockey player (d. 1979)
  • 1885-12-21 Frank Patrick, Canadian hockey player (d. 1960)
  • 1886-01-13 Art Ross, Canadian ice hockey player and executive (d. 1964)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1887-01-21 Georges Vezina, Canadian ice hockey goalie (Vezina Trophy), born in Chicoutimi, Quebec (d. 1926)

NHL Goalie Georges Vezina
NHL Goalie
Georges Vezina
  • 1892-07-19 Dick Irvin, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1957)
  • 1895-06-14 Jack Adams, Canadian ice hockey player, coach and general manager (d. 1968)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1895-06-26 George Hainsworth, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Toronto, Ontario

NHL Goalie George Hainsworth
NHL Goalie
George Hainsworth
  • 1900-10-19 Roy Worters, Canadian ice hockey goaltender (d. 1957)
  • 1901-06-01 Hap Day, Canadian hockey player and manager (d. 1990)
  • 1901-07-30 Alfred Lépine, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1955)
  • 1901-08-29 Aurel Joliat, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Ottawa, Canada (d. 1986)
  • 1902-04-14 Sylvio Mantha, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1974)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1902-06-21 Howie Morenz, Canadian professional ice hockey player (Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Black Hawks, NY Rangers), born in Mitchell, Ontario (d. 1937)

NHL Star Howie Morenz
NHL Star
Howie Morenz
  • 1902-11-22 Albert Leduc, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1990)
  • 1903-02-25 King Clancy, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1986)
  • 1904-05-16 Hugh Plaxton, Canadian ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1928)
  • 1904-11-05 Cooney Weiland, Canadian hockey player (d. 1985)
  • 1909-05-28 Red Horner, Canadian hockey player (d. 2005)
  • 1911-09-18 Syd Howe, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1976)
  • 1912-08-21 Toe Blake, Canadian ice hockey player and coach, born in Victoria Mines, Ontario (d. 1995)
  • 1913-07-31 Bryan Hextall, Canadian ice hockey player (NHL - NY Rangers), born in Grenfell, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 1984)
  • 1914-05-15 Turk Broda, ice hockey goaltender (d. 1972)
  • 1914-05-19 Alex Shibicky, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2005)
  • 1916-01-10 Don Metz, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2007)
  • 1916-02-23 George Abel, Canadian ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1918-01-22 Elmer Lach, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Nokomis, Saskatchewan
  • 1918-02-22 Sid Abel, Melville, Saskatchewan, Canadian NHL hockey player (1948-49 Hart Trophy)
  • 1918-08-21 Billy Reay, Canadian ice hockey player and coach, born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (d. 2004)
  • 1919-03-26 Roger Leger, Quebec ice hockey player (d. 1965)
  • 1920-03-01 Max Bentley, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1984)
  • 1921-01-02 Glen Harmon, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2007)
  • 1921-04-01 Ken Reardon, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1921-07-12 Bob Fillion, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1922-06-07 Leo Reise, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1922-06-23 Hal Laycoe, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1998)
  • 1922-07-13 Ken Mosdell, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2006)
  • 1922-12-01 Vsevolod Bobrov, Soviet ice hockey player (d. 1979)
  • 1924-11-02 Father David Bauer, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1988)
  • 1924-11-04 Howie Meeker, Canadian ice hockey player and politician

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1924-12-19 Doug Harvey, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Montreal, Quebec

NHL Legend Doug Harvey
NHL Legend
Doug Harvey

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1925-07-29 Ted Lindsay, Canadian hockey player (Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks), born in Renfrew, Ontario

NHL Star Ted Lindsay
NHL Star
Ted Lindsay
  • 1925-08-02 John McCormack, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1925-09-26 Norm Dussault, American ice hockey player
  • 1926-03-01 Allan Stanley, Timmons, ON, Hall of Fame ice hockey player, (d. 2013)
  • 1926-04-17 Gerry McNeil, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2004)
  • 1926-09-04 Bert Olmstead, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Sceptre, Saskatchewan (d. 2015)
  • 1926-09-13 Emile Francis, NHL player/coach/GM (Rangers, Blues, Whalers)
  • 1926-11-11 Harry Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1998)
  • 1927-01-01 Calum MacKay, Canadian hockey player (d. 2001)
  • 1927-01-25 Fernie Flaman [Ferdinand], Dysart, SK, CAN, Hall of Fame NHL player (Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs), (d. 2012)
  • 1927-07-09 Red Kelly, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1928-02-18 Tom Johnson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1929-01-17 Jacques "Jake the Snake" Plante, Canadian NHL goaltender (#1), born in Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Quebec (d. 1986)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1929-01-17 Jacques Plante, Canadian Ice Hockey goalie who was the first to wear a goaltender mask, born in Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Quebec (d. 1986)

NHL Goalie Jacques Plante
NHL Goalie
Jacques Plante
  • 1929-02-17 Paul Meger, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1929-05-12 Dollard St. Laurent, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1929-05-14 Gump Worsley, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2007)
  • 1929-07-25 Eddie Mazur, Canadian hockey player (d. 1995)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1929-12-28 Terry Sawchuk, Canadian NHL goaltender (Redwings, Bruins, Maple Leaf, Rangers), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 1970)

NHL Legend Terry Sawchuk
NHL Legend
Terry Sawchuk

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1930-01-12 Tim Horton, Canadian ice hockey player and co-founder of Tim Hortons, born in Cochrane, Ontario (d. 1974)

NHL Star and Businessman Tim Horton
NHL Star and Businessman
Tim Horton
  • 1930-06-15 Marcel Pronovost, professional ice hockey player
  • 1931-04-14 Paul Masnick, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1931-04-22 Robert Dickson, Canadian ice hockey player (1948)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1931-08-31 Jean Marc Beliveau, Canadian NHL player (Montreal Canadiens, 10 Stanley Cups), born in Trois-Rivieres Quebec, (d. 2014)

NHL Legend Jean Beliveau
NHL Legend
Jean Beliveau
  • 1931-12-04 Alex Delvecchio, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1932-01-20 Lou Fontinato, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Guelph, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • 1932-03-23 Don Marshall, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1932-08-28 Andy Bathgate, professional ice hockey player (New York Rangers, 1958 NHL MVP), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2016)
  • 1932-09-14 Harry Sinden, NHL player/coach (Team Canada)
  • 1932-11-01 Al Arbour, Canadian ice hockey player and coach, born in Sudbury, Ontario (d. 2015)
  • 1933-04-10 Ron Murphy, Hamilton, ON, NHL player (New York Rangers), (d. 2014)
  • 1933-07-28 Charlie Hodge, French Canadian ice hockey goaltender

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1933-09-18 Scotty Bowman, NHL player/coach (Montreal Canadians/Detroit Red Wings), born in Montreal, Quebec

NHL Coach Scotty Bowman
NHL Coach
Scotty Bowman
  • 1933-10-31 Phil Goyette, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1934-08-19 Bill Cleary, American ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1935-05-12 Johnny Bucyk, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1935-08-05 John McCartan, ice hockey player (Oly-gold-60), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1935-12-01 Roger Christian, American ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1960)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1936-04-21 Bob Cleary, American ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1960), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Ice Hockey Player Bob Cleary
Ice Hockey Player
Bob Cleary
  • 1936-07-18 Ted Harris, Canadian ice hockey player

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1938-01-10 Frank Mahovlich, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Timmins, Ontario

NHL Legend Frank Mahovlich
NHL Legend
Frank Mahovlich
  • 1938-01-29 Bill Christian, American ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1939-04-03 Vitaliy Davidov, USSR, ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1964, 68, 72)
  • 1940-04-09 Jimmy [James] Roberts, NHL defenceman (1st Blues draft pick), born in Toronto (d. 2015)
  • 1940-07-06 Viktor Kuzkin, USSR, ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1964, 68, 72)
  • 1941-03-26 Barclay Plager, hockey player/twin brother of hockey's Bob Plager
  • 1941-03-26 Bob Plager, hockey player/twin brother of hockey's Barclay Plager
  • 1941-09-23 Simon Nolet, French-Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1941-12-15 Austin Savage, Welsh hockey player
  • 1942-03-16 Roger Crozier, Canadian ice hockey goaltender (d. 1996)
  • 1943-01-28 Paul Henderson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1943-11-22 Yvan Cournoyer, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1944-08-24 Bill Goldsworthy, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1996)
  • 1944-09-04 Ron Ward, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1944-11-19 Dennis Hull, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1945-03-27 Briton Selby, Canadian NHL player, born in Kingston, Ontario

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

1908-06-03 NHL goaltender Georges Vezina (21) weds Marie Adelaide Stella Morin in Chicoutimi, Canada

NHL Goalie Georges Vezina
NHL Goalie
Georges Vezina

HeartWedding of Interest

1942-09-17 Ice hockey player Maurice Richard (20) weds Lucille Norchet (17)

Ice Hockey Player Maurice Richard
Ice Hockey Player
Maurice Richard

HeartWedding of Interest

1949-04-30 Ice hockey goaltender Jacques Plante (20) weds Jacqueline Gagne in Quebec, Canada

NHL Goalie Jacques Plante
NHL Goalie
Jacques Plante

HeartWedding of Interest

1953-04-15 Ice hockey player Gordie Howe (25) weds sports agent Colleen Joffa (20) at Calvary Presbyterian Church

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe

HeartWedding of Interest

1953-08-06 NHL goaltender Terry Sawchuk (23) weds Patricia Ann Morey

NHL Legend Terry Sawchuk
NHL Legend
Terry Sawchuk

HeartWedding of Interest

1989-06-10 Detroit Red Wings NHL player Steve Yzerman (24) weds Lisa Brennan

NHL Legend Steve Yzerman
NHL Legend
Steve Yzerman

HeartWedding of Interest

1990-06-09 NHL goaltender Patrick Roy (25) weds Michele Piuze at Saint-Sacrement Church in Quebec, Canada

NHL Goalie and Coach Patrick Roy
NHL Goalie and Coach
Patrick Roy

HeartWedding of Interest

1993-01-02 Supermodel Kim Alexis (32) weds ice hockey player Ron Duguay (35)

Supermodel Kim Alexis
Supermodel
Kim Alexis
  • 1996-06-22 "Full House" actress Candace Cameron (20) weds Montreal Canadiens hockey player Valeri Bure (22) at the Church of the Valle in Van Nuys, California

HeartWedding of Interest

1999-07-31 NHL player Phil Esposito (57) weds Bridget Leigh

NHL Star Phil Esposito
NHL Star
Phil Esposito
  • 2000-07-08 Olympic figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi (28) weds Carolina Hurricanes ice hockey player Bret Hedican (29) at the Mauna Lani Resort in Kona, Hawaii
  • 2002-08-10 "Baywatch" actress Angelica Bridges (28) weds Canadian hockey player Sheldon Souray (26) at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2004-09-03 "Baywatch" actress Gena Lee Nolin (32) weds NHL hockey player Cale Hulse (30) at the Royal Palms Resort in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 2007-08-11 U.S. Women's Olympic ice hockey team member Krissy Wendell (25) weds NHL player John Pohl (28) at the Rose Hill Alliance Church in West Roseville, Minnesota
  • 2007-08-25 Dallas Stars hockey player Mike Modano (37) weds "Dancing with the Stars" season 3 alumna Willa Ford (26) in Athens, Texas

HeartWedding of Interest

2008-06-17 Ice hockey player star Martin Brodeur (36) weds Genevieve Nault at the Bavaro Princess Resort in the Dominican Republic

NHL Goalie Martin Brodeur
NHL Goalie
Martin Brodeur

HeartWedding of Interest

2009-10-10 Ice hockey right winger Pavel Bure (38) weds model Alina Khasanova (23) in Moscow, Russia

Ice Hockey Great Pavel Bure
Ice Hockey Great
Pavel Bure

HeartWedding of Interest

2010-07-10 Actress and fourth season American Idol winner Carrie Underwood (29) weds Nashville Predators ice hockey player Mike Fisher (32) at Ritz Carlton Lodge in Greensboro, Georgia

  • 2013-07-06 Actress Elisha Cuthbert (30) weds ice hockey player Dion Phaneuf at St James Catholic Church in Summerfield, Canada
  • 2015-10-10 Supermodel Hilary Rhoda (28) weds former pro hockey player Sean Avery (33) at the Parrish Art Museum in Long Island

Deaths in Sport

Deaths 1 - 100 of 105

  • 1934-07-29 Didier Pitre, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1883)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1937-03-08 Howie Morenz, Canadian ice hockey player, dies of a heart attack at 34

NHL Star Howie Morenz
NHL Star
Howie Morenz
  • 1939-08-25 Babe Siebert, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1904)
  • 1955-08-02 Alfred Lépine, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1901)
  • 1957-08-21 Nels Stewart, professional ice hockey player (b. 1902)
  • 1960-01-10 Jack Laviolette, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1879)
  • 1964-08-05 Art Ross, Canadian hockey player and executive (b. 1886)
  • 1968-01-13 Bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later
  • 1968-01-15 Bill Masterton, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1938)
  • 1968-05-01 Jack Adams, Canadian ice hockey player, coach and general manager (b.1895)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1970-05-31 Terry Sawchuk, NHL goaltender, dies from injuries suffered during an off-ice scuffle with a teammate at 40

NHL Legend Terry Sawchuk
NHL Legend
Terry Sawchuk
  • 1970-11-21 Newsy Lalonde, Canadian ice hockey (Montreal Canadiens) and lacrosse player, dies at 83
  • 1971-04-13 Michel Brière, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1949)
  • 1972-10-17 Turk Broda, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1914)
  • 1972-10-31 Bill Durnan, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1916)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1974-02-21 Tim Horton, Canadian hockey player and co-founder of Tim Hortons, dies in a car crash at 44

NHL Star and Businessman Tim Horton
NHL Star and Businessman
Tim Horton
  • 1974-08-07 Sylvio Mantha, professional ice hockey player (b. 1902)
  • 1976-05-20 Syd Howe, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1911)
  • 1976-09-13 Armand Mondou, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1905)
  • 1977-08-24 Buddy O'Connor, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1916)
  • 1979-06-09 Cyclone Taylor, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1884)
  • 1981-05-30 Don Ashby, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1955)
  • 1981-08-27 Valery Kharlamov, Soviet ice hockey player (b. 1948)
  • 1983-05-25 Black Jack Stewart, Canadian NHL hockey player (b. 1917)
  • 1983-12-17 Erik Christensen, NHL player
  • 1984-01-19 Max Bentley, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1920)
  • 1984-04-17 Claude Provost, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1933)
  • 1984-07-25 Bryan Hextall, Canadian ice hockey player (NHL - NY Rangers), dies at 70

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1985-03-16 Eddie Shore, Canadian ice hockey player, dies of a lung infection at 82

NHL Star Eddie Shore
NHL Star
Eddie Shore

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1986-02-27 Jacques "Jake the Snake" Plante, Canadian Ice Hockey goalie who was the first to wear a goaltender mask, dies of stomach cancer at 57

NHL Goalie Jacques Plante
NHL Goalie
Jacques Plante
  • 1986-06-02 Aurel Joliat, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 84 (b. 1901)
  • 1986-11-10 King Clancy, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and referee (b. 1903)
  • 1988-11-09 Father David Bauer, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1924)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1989-12-26 Doug Harvey, Canadian ice hockey player, dies of cirrhosis of the liver at 65

NHL Legend Doug Harvey
NHL Legend
Doug Harvey
  • 1990-02-17 Hap Day, Canadian ice hockey player and manager (b. 1901)
  • 1990-07-31 Albert Leduc, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1902)
  • 1991-09-06 Bob Goldham, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1922)
  • 1992-02-14 Roepie Kruize, hockey player (Olympic bronze 48/silver-52), dies at 67
  • 1994-07-09 Bill Mosienko, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1921)
  • 1994-12-07 J.C. Tremblay, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1939)
  • 1995-07-03 Eddie Mazur, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1929)
  • 1996-03-29 Bill Goldsworthy, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1944)
  • 1998-04-29 Hal Laycoe, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1922)
  • 1998-09-13 Harry Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1926)
  • 1998-10-31 Elmer Vasko, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1935)
  • 1998-11-11 Frank Brimsek, American ice hockey player (b. 1913)
  • 1999-01-12 Doug Wickenheiser, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1961)
  • 1999-05-03 Steve Chiasson, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1967)
  • 2000-02-08 Sid Abel, Canadian ice hockey player (Detroit Red Wings), dies at 81

Person of interestPerson of Interest

2000-05-27 Maurice "Rocket" Richard, Canadian NHL star (Montreal Canadiens, MVP-1947), dies of abdominal cancer and parkinson's disease at 78

Ice Hockey Player Maurice Richard
Ice Hockey Player
Maurice Richard
  • 2001-08-21 Calum MacKay, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1927)
  • 2001-08-25 Carl Brewer, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1938)
  • 2001-09-11 Garnet Bailey, Canadian hockey player and scout (b. 1948)
  • 2002-03-06 Bryan Fogarty, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1969)
  • 2002-10-05 Chuck Rayner, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1920)
  • 2002-10-08 Jacques Richard, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1952)
  • 2003-07-05 Roman Lyashenko, Russian ice hockey player (b. 1979)
  • 2003-10-05 Dan Snyder, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1978)
  • 2003-12-15 Keith Magnuson, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1947)
  • 2004-02-23 Carl Liscombe, Canadian hockey player (b. 1915)
  • 2004-04-29 Sid Smith, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1925)
  • 2004-06-17 Gerry McNeil, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1926)
  • 2004-09-23 Billy Reay, Canadian ice hockey player and coach, dies at 86
  • 2004-11-03 Sergei Zholtok, Latvian hockey player (b. 1972)
  • 2004-11-17 Alexander Ragulin, Russian hockey player (b. 1941)
  • 2005-01-04 Bud Poile, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1924)
  • 2005-02-07 Bob Turner, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1934)
  • 2005-07-09 Alex Shibicky, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1914)
  • 2005-07-18 Bill Hicke, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1938)
  • 2005-07-26 Gilles Marotte, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1945)
  • 2006-01-13 Marc Potvin, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1967)
  • 2006-03-11 Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1931)
  • 2006-09-16 Floyd Curry, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1925)
  • 2006-12-30 Michel Plasse, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1948)
  • 2007-01-03 Earl Reibel, Canadian ice hockey forward Detroit Red Wings (b. 1930)
  • 2007-01-26 Gump Worsley, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 77
  • 2007-03-09 Glen Harmon, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1921)
  • 2007-04-16 Gaetan Duchesne, Canadian hockey player (b. 1962)
  • 2007-05-29 Dave Balon, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1938)
  • 2007-07-14 John Ferguson Sr, former professional hockey player (b. 1938)
  • 2007-11-21 Tom Johnson, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1928)
  • 2008-02-18 Mickey Renaud, Canadian professional ice hockey player (b. 1988)
  • 2008-05-29 Luc Bourdon, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1987)
  • 2008-06-11 Miroslav Dvořák, Czechoslovak ice hockey player (b. 1951)
  • 2008-10-13 Alexei Cherepanov, Russian hockey player (b. 1989)
  • 2009-03-21 Walt Poddubny, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1960)
  • 2009-03-25 Gábor Ocskay, Hungarian hockey player (b. 1975)
  • 2009-05-26 Peter Zezel, Canadian professional hockey player (b. 1965)
  • 2010-07-05 Bob Probert, Canadian professional ice hockey forward. (b. 1965)
  • 2011-05-13 Derek Boogaard, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1982)
  • 2011-08-15 Rick Rypien, Canadian hockey player (b. 1984)
  • 2011-08-31 Wade Belak, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1976)
  • 2011-09-12 Alexander Galimov, Russian ice hockey player (b. 1985)
  • 2012-04-14 Émile Bouchard, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 92
  • 2012-06-22 Fernie Flaman [Ferdinand], Canadian Hall of Fame NHL player, dies at 85
  • 2013-08-05 Shawn Burr, Canadian ice hockey player, dies from complications from a fall at 47
  • 2013-10-18 Allan Stanley, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 87
  • 2014-03-06 Ron Murphy, Canadian NHL player, dies at 80

Person of interestPerson of Interest

2014-12-02 Jean Marc Beliveau, Canadian NHL player NHL, dies at 83

NHL Legend Jean Beliveau
NHL Legend
Jean Beliveau
  • 2015-04-04 Elmer Lach, Canadian professional ice hockey player, dies at 97