New Haven Nighthawks,1988-89; Los Angeles Kings 1990-92. Gold Medalist, Canada Maccabia Games.
Famous coach and figure in hockey. His father, David, donated the Hart Trophy, which is given annually to the Most Valuable Player. Cecil was the coach of the Montreal Maroons, 1924-26. He also coached the Montreal Canadiens, 1928-31. The Canadiens won the Stanley Cup in 1930 and 31. Only hockey figure in the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.
right wing (Nationalliga Bs Switzerland team Lausanne HC), drafted 6th round by Calgary Flames in 1999
forward (Guelph Storm, OHL)
Minor league with the Phoenix Road Runners, 89-90. NHL with the Buffalo Sabres in 91; and then back in the minors with the Rochester Americans 91-93.
Played for the Florida Panthers, 97-98; St. Johns Maple Leafs, 98-99.
defenseman (New York Islanders)
Original owner of the Philadelphia Flyers, now President of the team. (Team was sold to Comcast Corporation.) The Flyers were the first expansion team to win the Stanley Cup. Mr. Snider refused to sign hockey players from the then Soviet Union due to the USSRs policy on Jews. In 1976, when the Soviet Red Army team threatened to leave a game against the Flyers during a rough 1st period, Mr. Snider forced the Russian team to continue to play or face a lawsuit over the contract. (The Flyers defeated the Soviet Red Army team, the only NHL team to do so in 1976.) Mr. Snider was honored by the Philadelphia Chapter of the Anti-Defamation League of Bnai Brith (ADL).
left wing (Minnesota Wild) & son of former NHL player Bob Nystrom
Played for the (minor league) St. Johns Maple Leafs, 98-99.
Goalie, Harvard University, 94-95; with Hershey Bears (minor league) 95.
left wing/center (HC Asiago of the Italian Serie A)
Toronto Maple Leafs, 31-32. On first Leaf Team to win the Stanley Cup. He was also on the first Chicago Black Hawk team to win the Stanley cup (1937-38).
Olympic champion, bronze
Goalie, Washington Capitals, 1976-79.
Former Winnipeg Blue Bomber (Canadian Football League). Original owner of the WHA Winnipeg Jets.
St Louis Blues, 1968-76. Convert to Judaism.
right wing (NHL) (converted to Judaism)
left winger (St. Louis Blues)