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Born October 5, 1916 (1916-10-05) (age 93),
Toronto, ON, CAN
Died December 29, 1984,
Victoria, BC, CAN
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Left wing
Shoots Left
Pro clubs Boston Bruins
Detroit Red Wings
Chicago Black Hawks
Career 1938 – 1952
Hall of Fame, 1998

Roy Gordon Conacher (October 5, 1916 in Toronto, Ontario – December 29, 1984 in Victoria, British Columbia) was a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger who played 11 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Black Hawks. He won 2 Stanley Cups with the Boston Bruins in 1939 and 1941.

Conacher won the highly regarded Art Ross Trophy in the 1948–49 season with the Black Hawks. He finished with 26 goals, 42 assists for 68 points on the year. Conacher scored 226 goals during his career.

Roy and his twin brother Bert were the youngest siblings of famed hockey greats Lionel Conacher and Charlie Conacher. Roy, Charlie and Lionel are the only three brothers in the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Conacher wore #9 for the Detroit Red Wings during Gordie Howe's rookie season in 1946–47. Howe wore #17 that season.

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Awards and achievements

Career statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1938–39 Boston Bruins NHL 47 26 11 37 12 12 6 4 10 12
1939–40 Boston Bruins NHL 31 18 12 30 9 6 2 1 3 0
1940–41 Boston Bruins NHL 41 24 14 38 7 11 1 5 6 4
1941–42 Boston Bruins NHL 43 24 13 37 12 5 2 1 3 0
1945–46 Boston Bruins NHL 4 2 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 0
1946–47 Detroit Red Wings NHL 60 30 24 54 6 5 4 4 8 2
1947–48 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 52 22 27 49 4
1948–49 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 60 26 42 68 8
1949–50 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 70 25 31 56 16
1950–51 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 70 26 24 50 16
1951–52 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 12 3 1 4 0
NHL totals 490 226 200 426 90 42 15 15 30 18

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Preceded by
Elmer Lach
Winner of the Art Ross Trophy
1949
Succeeded by
Ted Lindsay







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