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Toe Blake


1912 Born in Victoria Mines, Ontario, Canada
1934 Appears in three games with the Montreal Maroons
1936 Traded to the Montreal Canadiens as a player, for which he played until retirement
1943-44 Put with Maurice "Rocket" Richard and Elmer Lach to form the "Punch Line"
1944 Sets Stanley Cup record by scoring five assists in one game
1948 Forced to retire as a player on the Canadiens because of injury; becomes minor league coach in Houston, Texas
1948 Works as coach for the Buffalo (New York) Bisons in the American Hockey League
1949 Becomes coach of the Valleyfield (Quebec) Braves in the Quebec Senior League
1955 Becomes coach of the Montreal Canadiens on June 8
1968 Retires as coach of Montreal Canadiens
1995 Dies of Alzheimer's on May 17 in Montreal

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Famous Sports StarsHockeyToe Blake Biography - Signed With Montreal, Chronology, Won Stanley Cups, Retired As A Player, Began Coaching Career