Venerable Goalie Johnny Bower Dies at 93

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Venerable Goalie Johnny Bower Dies at 93

Post by insagt1 » Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:26 pm

Bower was the winningest goalie in AHL history, but I will always remember him fondly as the backbone of the Leafs glory years in the 60's. He won 3 straight Cups in the early 60's and then one final hurrah in 1967...the last time the Leafs won the Cup. I will never forget going to the Montreal Forum on a Saturday afternoon for a Stanly Cup Finals game between the Leafs and Habs....and to everyone's shock, the old man shut out the Canadiens to give the Leafs command of the series. Beating Montreal was hard enough...but doing it in their barn...well that was pretty exciting.
Does anyone remember he also recorded a song Honky the Christmas Goose?

Another icon from the NHL's glory days has passed on.

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