Hall of Fame goaltender known as The China Wall, won three consecutive Stanley Cup Championships with the Toronto Maple Leafs from 1962 to 1964.
He left the army after being discharged due to rheumatoid arthritis.
He changed his last name from Kiszkan to make it easier for sports writers to remember.
He had a son and two daughters with Nancy Bower.
He said of Bobby Hull's hard slapshot: He needs another shot like I need a hole in the head, which I may get.