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Hockey Coach "Toe" Blake

(Original Caption) Blake is Named Canadien Coach. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Hector (Toe) Blake, known as the "Old Lamplighter" during his 12 seasons in the National Hockey League, today was appointed coach of the Montreal Canadiens. The 43-year-old native of Victoria Mines, Ontario, succeeds veteran Dick Irvin who has accepted a two-year contract to coach the Chicago Black Hawks. Irvin had coached the Canadiens for 13 years and had led them to four league titles and three Stanley Cup championships.
Hockey Coach "Toe" Blake
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Credit:
Bettmann / Contributor
Editorial #:
514900630
Collection:
Bettmann
Date created:
08 June, 1955
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Source:
Bettmann
Object name:
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3059 x 4158 px (25.90 x 35.20 cm) - 300 dpi - 5 MB