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Dick Irvin
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1958
1960 Topps Dick Irvin.jpg
Born (1892-07-19)July 19, 1892
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Died May 16, 1957(1957-05-16) (aged 64)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 162 lb (73 kg; 11 st 8 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Portland Rosebuds
Regina Capitals
Chicago Black Hawks
Playing career 1916–1929

James Dickinson Irvin, Sr. (born July 19, 1892May 15, 1957) was a professional Canadian ice hockey centre. He played his playing career for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL) and also coached hockey in the NHL. Irvin's son Dick Irvin, Jr. is a retired sports broadcaster and author.

Irvin won 4 Stanley Cups in his coaching career, one in 1932 with the Toronto Maple Leafs and 3 in 1944, 1946, and 1953 with the Montreal Canadiens.

Irvin was born on July 19, 1892 in Hamilton, Ontario and died on May 15, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois.

He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1958.

Preceded by
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Chicago Black Hawks captain
Succeeded by
L. S. Dutkowski
Preceded by
Herb Gardiner
Head coach of the Chicago Black Hawks
Succeeded by
Tom Shaughnessy
Preceded by
Bill Tobin
Head coach of the Chicago Black Hawks
Succeeded by
Bill Tobin
Preceded by
Frank Eddolls
Head coach of the Chicago Black Hawks
Succeeded by
Tommy Ivan

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