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Born October 10, 1919 (1919-10-10) (age 90),
Mine Centre, Ontario
Height
Weight
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Pro clubs New York Rangers (NHL)
Port Arthur Bearcats (TBSHL)
Playing career 1945 – 1955
Hall of Fame, 1993

Edgar Louis "Beaver" Laprade (born October 10, 1919) was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played for the New York Rangers in the National Hockey League. He was born in Mine Centre, Ontario. He also spent time with the Port Arthur Bearcats of the Thunder Bay Senior Hockey League.

Edgar was one of Canada's finest senior hockey players before joining the NHL. He helped the Bearcats win the 1940 Allan Cup, before going to the Rangers in 1945. While with the Rangers, he would win the 1946 Calder Memorial Trophy and the 1950 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1993.

In 2009, Laprade was ranked No. 24 on the all-time list of New York Rangers in the book 100 Ranger Greats (John Wiley & Sons).

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Preceded by
Frank McCool
Winner of the Calder Trophy
1946
Succeeded by
Howie Meeker
Preceded by
Bill Quackenbush
Winner of the Lady Byng Trophy
1950
Succeeded by
Red Kelly

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Born October 10, 1919 (1919-10-10) (age 91),
Mine Centre, ON, CAN
Height
Weight
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Pro clubs New York Rangers (NHL)
Port Arthur Bearcats (TBSHL)
Playing career 1945 – 1955
Hall of Fame, 1993

Edgar Louis "Beaver" Laprade (born October 10, 1919) was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played for the New York Rangers in the National Hockey League (NHL). He also spent time with the Port Arthur Bearcats of the Thunder Bay Senior Hockey League.

Born in Mine Centre, Ontario, Edgar was one of Canada's top senior hockey players before joining the NHL. He helped the Bearcats win the 1940 Allan Cup, before joining the Rangers in 1945. While with the Rangers, he would win the 1946 Calder Memorial Trophy and the 1950 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1993.

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NAME Laprade, Edgar
ALTERNATIVE NAMES
SHORT DESCRIPTION
DATE OF BIRTH October 10, 1919
PLACE OF BIRTH Mine Centre, Ontario
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH


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