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Clarence “Hap” Day

Born:June 14, 1901Draft:Undrafted
Hometown:Owen Sound, OntarioPosition:Defense
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:N/ACurrent Team:Retired

Clarence Henry Happy Day (June 14, 1901 – February 17, 1990), later known as Hap Day, was a Canadian professional hockey player who played 14 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Americans. Day enjoyed a 33-year career as a player, referee, coach and assistant general manager, 28 of which were spent in various capacities with the Maple Leafs. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1961. His name appears on the Stanley Cup seven times—1932 (as Captain), 1942, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1949 (as coach) and 1951 (as assistant manager); all with the Maple Leafs.

Clarence ‘Hap’ Day

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Staff History

  • NHL, Toronto Maple Leafs, Head Coach (1940-1950)
  • NHL, Toronto Maple Leafs, Assistant General Manager (1951-52)


  • Stanley Cup Winner (1932 as player; 1942, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1949 as coach; 1952 as assistant general manager)
  • Hockey Hall of Fame (1961)