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Keith Magnuson
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Magnuson in 1973
Born (1947-04-27)April 27, 1947
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died December 15, 2003(2003-12-15) (aged 56)
Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Chicago Black Hawks
Playing career 1969–1979

Keith Magnuson (April 27, 1947 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – December 15, 2003 in Vaughan, Ontario) was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who was the captain of the Chicago Blackhawks from 1976 to 1979. He died in a car accident and the driver of the car, fellow NHL alumni Rob Ramage survived and was charged with vehicular manslaughter.

His jersey number is retired by the Chicago Blackhawks.

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Keith Christiansen
WCHA Player of the Year
Succeeded by
Murray McLachlan
Preceded by
Gerry Powers
NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player
Succeeded by
Dan Lodboa
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Pit Martin
Stan Mikita
Chicago Black Hawks captain
Succeeded by
Terry Ruskowski
Preceded by
Eddie Johnston
Head coach of the Chicago Black Hawks
Succeeded by
Bob Pulford

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