Bill Masterton

Bill Masterton

Birth
Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Death 15 Jan 1968 (aged 29)
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Springfield, Beausejour Census Division, Manitoba, Canada
Memorial ID 7272916 · View Source
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Professional Hockey Player. He played for Team USA from 1966 to 1967, and the Minnesota North Stars from 1967 to 1968. On January 13, 1968, he received a head injury during a game with the Oakland Seals, and he died 48 hours later at the age of 30. That same year a trophy called the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy was established by the Professional Hockey Writers' Association, in his memory. After his death, his #19 jersey was officially retired by the Minnesota North Stars.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 18 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7272916
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bill Masterton (13 Aug 1938–15 Jan 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7272916, citing Green Acres Funeral Home and Cemetery, Springfield, Beausejour Census Division, Manitoba, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .