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 Francis “King” Clancy

Francis “King” Clancy

Birth
Ottawa, Ottawa Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Death 8 Nov 1986 (aged 83)
Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Burial Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Memorial ID 10489 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Professional Hockey Player and Coach. Born in Ottawa, Canada, he was a Canadian ice hockey player, referee, coach and executive. Nicknamed 'King Clancy', he played 16 seasons (1921-37), in the National Hockey League with the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs. He the first hockey player to play all six positions during one game and helped the Senators to Stanley Cup wins in 1923 and 1927. In 1937, he retired as the top scoring defenseman in NHL history, with 136 career goals. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1958. After his retirement as a player, he coached the Montreal Maroons before beginning an eleven year career as an NHL referee. He later joined the Maple Leafs organization and worked in the organization as a coach and team executive until his death at age 83 in Toronto, Canada.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10489
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis “King” Clancy (25 Feb 1903–8 Nov 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10489, citing Mount Hope Catholic Cemetery, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .