Edgar Louis "Beaver" Laprade (October 10, 1919 – April 28, 2014) was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played for the New York Rangers in the National Hockey League (NHL). He also spent time with the Port Arthur Bearcats of the Thunder Bay Senior Hockey League.
|Hockey Hall of Fame, 1993|
October 10, 1919|
Mine Centre, ON, CAN
April 28, 2014 (aged 94)|
Thunder Bay, ON, CAN
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
|Weight||160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)|
New York Rangers (NHL) |
Port Arthur Bearcats (TBSHL)
Born in Mine Centre, Ontario, Edgar was one of Canada's top senior hockey players before joining the NHL. He helped the Bearcats win the 1940 Allan Cup, before joining the Rangers in 1945. While with the Rangers, he would win the 1946 Calder Memorial Trophy and the 1950 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1993.
- "Edgar Laprade, ice hokey player for the New York Rangers, dies at 94". New York Times.com. Retrieved April 28, 2014.
- Edgar Laprade player profile at NHL.com
- Edgar Laprade biography at Legends of Hockey
- Edgar Laprade career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database