Bill Masterton

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Birthday
13, 1938
Birthplace
Winnipeg, Canada
Death Date
Jan 15, 1968 (29)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
13, 1938
Birthplace
Winnipeg, Canada
Death Date
Jan 15, 1968 (29)

About

NHL center who died from an on-ice hit, sparking legislation that required professional hockey players to wear helmets during games.

Before Fame

He played college hockey at the University of Denver.

Trivia

The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy was named after him, an annual award given to a player who exemplifies perseverance and dedication.

Family Life

He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Associated With

Defenseman Bryan Berard won the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy in 2004.

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