Babe Siebert, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Babe Siebert

Canadian ice hockey player

Date of Birth: 14-Jan-1904

Place of Birth: Ontario, Canada

Date of Death: 25-Aug-1939

Profession: ice hockey player

Nationality: Canada

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Babe Siebert

  • Charles Albert "Babe" Siebert (January 14, 1904 – August 25, 1939) was a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger and defenceman who played 14 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Montreal Maroons, New York Rangers, Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens.
  • He won the 1926 Stanley Cup championship with the Maroons, and was a member of the famous "S Line", and another with the Rangers in 1933. A physical forward known for his fighting ability while with the Maroons and Rangers, an apparent decline in his play was reversed when he switched to defence after he was traded to the Bruins.
  • Siebert was named an all-star three times after the switch and won the Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player in 1937 as a member of the Canadiens. Siebert was named the head coach of the Canadiens upon his retirement as a player in 1939.
  • He never coached a game as he drowned in Lake Huron prior to the 1939–40 NHL season.
  • The league organized an all-star benefit game that raised $15,000 for Siebert's family.
  • He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1964.

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