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 Fernie Flaman

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Fernie Flaman

  • Birth 25 Jan 1927 Dysart, Regina Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Death 22 Jun 2012 Westwood, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 92438829

Hall of Fame Professional Hockey Player. For seventeen seasons (1944 to 1961), he played at the defense position in the National Hockey League with the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs. Born Ferdinand Charles Flaman, he acquired three years of experience on the ice in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League and the Eastern American Hockey League, when he was promoted to the NHL at the age of eighteen during the 1944-1945 season, due to the shortage of players caused by World War II. During the course of his career, Flaman established himself as a strong physical presence accustom to drawing a large quantity of penalty minutes. His defensive prowling proved vital as he contributed to the Toronto Maple Leafs' squad which captured the Stanley Cup title during the 1950-1951 season. In 910 regular season games, he compiled 34 goals, 174 assists and 1,370 penalty minutes. He received All-Star status six-times (1952, 1955 to 1959). After retiring as a player, Flaman went onto become a respected and accomplished coach with the Rhode Island Red Wings of the AHL. In addition, he served as a scout with the Boston Bruins and was head coach at Northeastern University. He was enshrined into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1990.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 23 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92438829
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fernie Flaman (25 Jan 1927–22 Jun 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92438829, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Unknown.