Edgar Laprade facts for kids
|Hockey Hall of Fame, 1993|
October 10, 1919|
Mine Centre, ON, CAN
|Died||April 28, 2014
Thunder Bay, ON, CAN
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)|
|Played for||New York Rangers (NHL)
Port Arthur Bearcats (TBSHL)
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.
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