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Charlie Conacher

Born:December 20, 1909Draft:Undrafted
Hometown:Toronto, OntarioPosition:RW
Known For:Nickname “The Big Bomber”Shoots:Right
National Team:N/A

Charles William “The Big Bomber” Conacher, Sr. (December 20, 1909 – December 30, 1967) was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played for the Toronto Maple LeafsDetroit Red Wings and New York Americans in the National Hockey League. An early power forward, Conacher was nicknamed “The Big Bomber,” for his size, powerful shot and goal scoring. He led the NHL five times in goals, and twice led in overall scoring. Over five seasons from 1931-32 to 1935-36 Conacher was named to three NHL First All-Star Teams and two NHL Second All-Star Teams. He is an Honoured Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame. In 2013, Charlie Conacher was inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame. In 2017 Conacher was named one of the ‘100 Greatest NHL Players’ in history.

Charlie Conacher, Toronto Maple Leafs
Maple Leafs legend Charlie Conacher

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  • NHL First Team All-Star — 1934, 1935, 1936
  • NHL Second Team All-Star — 1932, 1933
  • Led NHL in Goals — 1931, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1936
  • Led NHL in Points — 1934, 1935
  • Stanley Cup Champion — 1932