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Max Bentley

  • Birth 1 Mar 1920 Delisle, Battleford Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Death 18 Jan 1984 Saskatoon, Saskatoon Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Burial Delisle, Battleford Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Memorial ID 10454

Hall of Fame Professional Hockey Player. Born in Delisle, Saskatchewan, Canada, he was nicknamed "The Dipsy Doodle Dandy" because of the way he zigged and zagged his way through an opposing team. He played forward for the Chicago Black Hawks 1940 to 1948, Toronto Maple Leafs 1949 to 1953 and New York Rangers in 1954. He won the Hart Trophy in 1945, 1946, voted to the NHL All-Star team in 1945, 1946 and 1947. He ended his career with 645 regular games played, 245 goals, 299 assists and 544 points. In 1966, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame and Hockey Hall of Fame player, Douglas Bentley is his brother.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10454
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Max Bentley (1 Mar 1920–18 Jan 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10454, citing Delisle Cemetery, Delisle, Battleford Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .