Eddie Shack

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Eddie Shack

Edward Steven Phillip Shack (February 11, 1937 – July 25, 2020), also known by his nicknames "The Entertainer" and "The Nose",[1] was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played for six National Hockey League (NHL) teams from 1959 to 1975. He spent eight and a half seasons of his career with the Toronto Maple Leafs, with whom he won the Stanley Cup in 1962, 1963, 1964, and 1967.

He also played for the New York Rangers, Boston Bruins, Los Angeles Kings, Buffalo Sabres and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Shack was born in Greater Sudbury, Ontario.

Shack died on July 25, 2020 from throat cancer at a hospital in Toronto at the age of 83.[2]

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  1. "Eddie Steven Phillip Shack". Legends of Hockey. Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum. Archived from the original on February 23, 2011. Retrieved November 27, 2008.
  2. Stubbs, Dave (July 26, 2020). "Shack, four-time Stanley Cup winner, dies at 83". National Hockey League. Retrieved July 26, 2020.