Milt Schmidt

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Milt Schmidt
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1961
Milt Schmidt at a public signing on March 6, 2011
Born (1918-03-05)March 5, 1918
Kitchener, ON, CAN
Died January 4, 2017(2017-01-04) (aged 98)
Needham, MA, USA
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Boston Bruins
Playing career 1936–1942

Milton Conrad Schmidt (March 5, 1918 – January 4, 2017) was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre, coach and general manager, mostly for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League.[1] He was an Honoured Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame. From 2014 until his death in 2017, Schmidt was the oldest living former NHL player.[2]

Schmidt was born on March 5, 1918 in Kitchener, Ontario. He was raised in Toronto, Ontario. Schmidt died on January 4, 2017 from a stroke in Needham, Massachusetts, aged 98.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hicks, Jeff (November 4, 2006). "Kitchener's Great One". The Record, Kitchener, Ontario. p. A1, A8, A9.
  2. "Bruins Legend Milt Schmidt Now Oldest-Living Former NHL Player".
  3. jreiser (2017-01-04). "Milt Schmidt Passes Away at 98". Stanley Cup of Chowder. Retrieved 2017-01-04.