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Born January 30, 1937 (1937-01-30) (age 73),
Guelph, ON, CAN
Height
Weight
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Pro clubs New York Rangers
Vancouver Canucks(WHL)
Playing career 1957 – 1969

William Sweeney (born January 30, 1937 in Guelph, Ontario), was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. Sweeney played only four games during the 1959–60 NHL season for the New York Rangers, but was a top scorer in the minors, and juniors.

Sweeney led the OHA in scoring while playing for the Guelph Biltmore Mad Hatters in 1956–57, then followed that up winning the 1957–58 AHL rookie of the year award playing for the Providence Reds. Sweeney later won three consecutive Calder Cup championships with the Springfield Indians, also leading the league in scoring three consecutive seasons. Sweeney later played for the Vancouver Canucks in the Western Hockey League during 1967–68.

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