Chick Webster

Canadian ice hockey player
Webster in the 1940s

John Robert "Chick" Webster (November 3, 1920 – January 18, 2018) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He was born in Toronto, Ontario. He played 14 games in the National Hockey League. He played with the New York Rangers during the 1949-50 season.[1][2]

After Milt Schmidt's death in January 2017, he became the oldest living former NHL player.[3]

Webster died on January 18, 2018 in Mattawa, Ontario at the age of 97.[4]


  1. Jason Brough (January 24, 2017). "Pre-game reading: Do the Leafs still need a No. 1 defenseman?". NBC Sports. Retrieved January 26, 2017. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  2. "Former New York Rangers player ‘Chick’ Webster, 95, hoping to renew acquaintances with former Willowdale teammates", by Fannie Sunshine, North York Mirror
  3. Milt Schmidt was a gentleman off the ice, relentless on it
  4. John Robert "Chick" Webster