Jim Henry (ice hockey)

Canadian ice hockey player

Samuel James "Sugar Jim" Henry (October 23, 1920 – January 21, 2004) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. Henry played 406 games in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played with the New York Rangers, Chicago Black Hawks, and Boston Bruins.

Jim Henry
Born (1920-10-23)October 23, 1920
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Died January 21, 2004(2004-01-21) (aged 83)
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Goaltender
Played for New York Rangers
Chicago Black Hawks
Boston Bruins
Playing career 1939–1959

Henry also played in the AHL for the New Haven Eagles/New Haven Ramblers and Indianapolis Capitals, as well as the USHL for the Kansas City Mohawks and the Omaha Knights. He retired from playing professional ice hockey in 1959 after playing 9 games with the St. Paul Saints of the IHL. After he retired, Henry coached the Toledo Mercurys of the IHL for 1 season and the Brandon Wheat Kings of the SJHL for 1 season.

On October 7, 1948, he was involved in a trade which sent him to the Chicago Black Hawkss for Emile Francis and Alex Kaleta.[1] He was inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame & Museum in 2004.[1] He died on January 21, 2004.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Sugar Jim Henry: A Remembrance" (PDF). Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2014-03-15.

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