George Armstrong (ice hockey)

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George Armstrong

George Edward Armstrong (July 6, 1930 – January 24, 2021) was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre. He played 21 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Toronto Maple Leafs from 1949 to 1971. Armstrong was born in Skead, Ontario. In 1975, he was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Armstrong died on January 24, 2021 in Ontario from problems caused by heart disease at the age of 90.[1][2]

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  1. "Hockey Hall of Famer George Armstrong dies at 90". Associated Press. January 24, 2021. Retrieved January 24, 2021.
  2. "Maple Leafs Mourn Passing of Former Captain George Armstrong". NHL.com. Archived from the original on January 24, 2021. Retrieved 2021-01-24.