Max Bentley, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Max Bentley

Canadian ice hockey player

Date of Birth: 01-Mar-1920

Place of Birth: Delisle, Saskatchewan, Canada

Date of Death: 19-Jan-1984

Profession: ice hockey player

Nationality: Canada

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Max Bentley

  • Maxwell Herbert Lloyd "Max" Bentley (March 1, 1920 – January 19, 1984) was a Canadian ice hockey forward who played for the Chicago Blackhawks, Toronto Maple Leafs, and New York Rangers in the National Hockey League (NHL) as part of a professional and senior career that spanned 20 years.
  • He was the NHL's leading scorer twice in a row, and in 1946 won the Hart Trophy as most valuable player.
  • He played in four All-Star Games and was twice named to a post-season All-Star team. Bentley was one of six hockey-playing brothers, and at one point played with four of his brothers with the Drumheller Miners of the Alberta Senior Hockey League.
  • In 1942–43, he made NHL history when he played on the league's first all-brother line with Doug and Reg.
  • He played five seasons in Chicago with Doug before a 1947 trade sent him to the Maple Leafs in one of the most significant transactions in NHL history to that point.
  • Bentley won three Stanley Cup championships with the Maple Leafs before spending a final NHL season with the Rangers in 1953–54.
  • He then returned to his home in Saskatoon to finish his playing career.
  • Considered one of the best players of his era, Bentley was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1966.
  • Bentley was named one of the NHL's 100 greatest players of all-time by the NHL in 2017.

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