Art Ross

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Birthday
13, 1886
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Aug 5, 1964 (78)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
13, 1886
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Aug 5, 1964 (78)

About

Canadian hockey player who was regarded as one of the best defenders of his time. He pioneered skating with the puck up the ice instead of passing to a forward.

Before Fame

He was raised as the 12th of 13 children.

Trivia

The trophy for most points in the NHL was named after him as the Art Ross Trophy, awarded at the end of every season.

Family Life

He raised two sons with his wife Muriel.

Associated With

He was one of hockey's top defenders before the NHL began, then Bobby Orr took the reigns as the league's top defender 40-or-so years later.