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Eddie Shore

NHL Star Eddie Shore

Profession: NHL Star


Biography: A bruiser known for his violence, he won the Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player four times, the most of any defenceman. He helped the Boston Bruins win their first Stanley Cup in 1929.

Born: November 25, 1902
Birthplace: Fort Qu'Appelle, Northwest Territories, Canada

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Died: March 16, 1985 (aged 82)
Cause of Death: Lung infection

Historical Events

  • 1933-12-12 Eddie Shore hits Toronto Maple Leaf star Ace Bailey from behind, fracturing his skull and ending his career

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