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Wally Stanowski
Wally Stanowski Leafs.jpg
Stanowski with the Maple Leafs
Born (1919-04-28)April 28, 1919
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Died June 28, 2015(2015-06-28) (aged 96)
Toronto, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Toronto Maple Leafs
New York Rangers
Playing career 1939–1951

Walter Peter Stanowski (April 28, 1919 – June 28, 2015) was a Canadian ice hockey defenceman. He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Career

Stanowski started his National Hockey League career with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1939. In 1941, he was a member of the NHL All-Star Team. He won four Stanley Cups with the Maple Leafs. Stanowski was traded to the New York Rangers after the 1947-48 season. He retired after the 1951 season.

Stanowski was the last surviving member of Maple Leafs 1942 and 1945 Stanley Cup team.

Death

As of 2015, Stanowski lived in a retirement home near Toronto. He died on June 28, 2015.


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