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Encyclopedia > Harry Lumley (ice hockey)

Harry Lumley (November 11, 1926 - September 13, 1998) is a former professional ice hockey goaltender. November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ...


Born in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada on November 11, 1926, the man was known as 'Apple Cheeks' grew up playing local minor sports, but took quickly to hockey and wound up being a top notch goalkeeper. Lumley starred for several years with the Owen Sound Mercurys and later with the Owen Sound Orphans (who were called that because they couldn't find a sponsor) and then the Barrie Colts, before going professional with the NHL's Detroit Red Wings in 1943-44. Owen Sound (44°34′ N 80°56′ W1; EST; 2001 population 21,431) is a city located on an inlet of Georgian Bay that is also called Owen Sound. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Barrie Colts is an Ontario Hockey League team based in Barrie, Canada. ... The Detroit Red Wings are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Detroit, Michigan, USA. Founded: 1926 Formerly known as: Cougars 1926-1930, Falcons 1930-1932 Home arena: Joe Louis Arena Uniform colors: Red and white. ...


Lumley won his only Vezina Trophy (presented annually to the NHL's best goalie) in 1953-54, with a goals against average of 1.86. His 13 shutouts that year was a National Hockey League record that stood until Chicago's Tony Esposito recorded 15 in 1969-70. The Vezina Trophy is awarded annually to the person deemed the best ice hockey goalkeeper as voted on by the general managers of the teams in the National Hockey League. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a National Hockey League team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... Tony Esposito (born April 23, 1943) was a professional ice hockey goalie in the National Hockey League. ...


After a long and successful stint in the Motor City, Lumley played for the New York, Chicago, Toronto and Boston where he retired in 1960. He was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1980. After retiring, Lumley was a longtime co-owner of the successful Orangeville Raceway. He died on September 13, 1998. The New York Rangers (NYR) are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in New York City, New York. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a National Hockey League team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Toronto Maple Leafs are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Toronto, Ontario. ... The Boston Bruins are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The Hockey Hall of Fame is in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; it is devoted to ice hockey rather than the field variety of the game. ...


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