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Encyclopedia > William M. Jennings

William M. Jennings (born December 14, 1920 in New York, New York - August 7, 1981) was an owner in the National Hockey League. December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The modernized NHL shield logo, debuting in 2005. ...


William was owner of the New York Rangers from 1959 until his death in 1981. During this time, the Rangers went from also-rans to Stanley Cup contenders. The William M. Jennings Trophyis named in honor of William. William also helped initiate the Lester Patrick Trophy in 1966. He was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1975. The New York Rangers (NYR) are a National Hockey League team based in New York City. ... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Stanley Cup is inscribed with the names of all the players on the teams that have won it. ... The William M. Jennings Trophy is an annual award given to the goaltender(s) having played a minimum of 25 games for the team in the National Hockey League with the fewest goals scored against it. ... The Lester Patrick Trophy has been has presented by the National Hockey League since 1966 to honour a recipients contribution to hockey in the United States. ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... The Hockey Hall of Fame is in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; it is devoted to ice hockey rather than the field variety of the game. ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ...


 
 

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