Edgar Laprade

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Edgar Laprade
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1993
Born (1919-10-10)October 10, 1919
Mine Centre, ON, CAN
Died April 28, 2014(2014-04-28) (aged 94)
Thunder Bay, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for New York Rangers (NHL)
Port Arthur Bearcats (TBSHL)
Playing career 1945–1955

Edgar Louis "Beaver" Laprade (October 10, 1919 – April 28, 2014) was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played for the New York Rangers in the National Hockey League (NHL). He also spent time with the Port Arthur Bearcats of the Thunder Bay Senior Hockey League.

Born in Mine Centre, Ontario, Edgar was one of Canada's top senior hockey players before joining the NHL. He helped the Bearcats win the 1940 Allan Cup, before joining the Rangers in 1945. While with the Rangers, he would win the 1946 Calder Memorial Trophy and the 1950 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1993.

Laprade died at the age of 94 in Thunder Bay, Ontario from natural causes.[1]

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  1. Goldstein, Richard (28 April 2014). "Edgar Laprade, ice hokey player for the New York Rangers, dies at 94". New York Times.com. Retrieved April 28, 2014.

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