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Hal Winkler
Original name: Harold Lang Winkler
Birth: Mar. 20, 1894
Death: May 30, 1956

Professional Hockey Player. Born in Gretna, Manitoba, Hal Winkler moved to Winnipeg when he was 15 yrs. Winkler played goal with Winnipeg teams before turning pro with the Edmonton Eskimos (1922-24). He moved to the Calgary Tigers (1924-26) and made the National Hockey League when the WCHL player were purchased en masse by the eastern loop. Winkler guarded the goal in the New York Rangers 1926 debut. He recorded a 1-0 shutout over the Montreal Maroons. He was traded to the Boston Bruins later in the season and remained there until 1928. Winkler continued playing in the minor leagues with the Minneapolis Millers (1928-29) and Boston Cubs (1930-31) before returning to Manitoba. In his later years he was a mink rancher in Charleswood, Manitoba. He died in Winnipeg General Hospital. (bio by: 1weasel) 
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Winnipeg
Greater Winnipeg
Manitoba, Canada
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: 1weasel
Record added: May 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14158625
Hal Winkler
Added by: 1weasel
 
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