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Garnet "Ace" Bailey Biography

Son Of A Hockey Player, "coach, I Used It Every Day", Chronology, Becomes A Hockey Scout

1948-2001

Canadian hockey player

Hockey player Ace Bailey played for five seasons with the Boston Bruins in the National Hockey League (NHL), then played in Detroit, St. Louis, Washington, and Edmonton before becoming a scout for Edmonton and then director of pro scouting for the Los Angeles Kings. As a Bruin, he was on the teams that won the Stanley Cup in 1970 and 1972. According to Matt McHale in the Los Angeles Daily News, although Bailey was not a superstar skater or top scorer, "He had an engaging personality that produced a thousand stories and hundreds of friends."

Sketch by Kelly Winters

Awards and Accomplishments

1970-71 Boston Bruins win Stanley Cup

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