Johnny Bower

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Birthday
8, 1924
Birthplace
Prince Albert, Canada
Death Date
Dec 26, 2017 (93)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
8, 1924
Birthplace
Prince Albert, Canada
Death Date
Dec 26, 2017 (93)

About

Hall of Fame goaltender known as The China Wall, won three consecutive Stanley Cup Championships with the Toronto Maple Leafs from 1962 to 1964.

Before Fame

He left the army after being discharged due to rheumatoid arthritis.

Trivia

He changed his last name from Kiszkan to make it easier for sports writers to remember.

Family Life

He had a son and two daughters with Nancy Bower.

Associated With

He said of Bobby Hull's hard slapshot: He needs another shot like I need a hole in the head, which I may get.