Sid Abel

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Birthday
22, 1918
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Feb 8, 2000 (81)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
22, 1918
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Feb 8, 2000 (81)

About

Hall of Fame NHL center who won three Stanley Cups with the Detroit Red Wings in 1943, 1950, and 1952.

Before Fame

He was born in Saskatchewan and earned the nickname Old Bootnose.

Trivia

He won the Hart Trophy as the NHL MVP in 1949.

Family Life

His grandson Brent Johnson played goaltender for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Associated With

He was a member of the Red Wings production line with fellow Hall of Famer Gordie Howe.