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Eddie “The Entertainer” Shack

Born:February 11, 1937Draft:1958 Rangers, Undrafted
Hometown:Sudbury, ON, CANPosition:LW
Known For:“The Entertainer”
“The Nose”
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:N/A

Edward Steven Phillip Shack (February 11, 1937 – July 25, 2020), also known by his nicknames “The Entertainer” and “The Nose“, was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played for six National Hockey League (NHL) teams from 1959 to 1975. He spent eight and a half seasons of his career with the Toronto Maple Leafs, with whom he won the Stanley Cup in 1962, 1963, 1964, and 1967.

Eddie Shack Toronto Maple Leafs
Eddie Shack, Toronto Maple Leafs, September, 1974 (Photo by B Bennett/Getty Images)

Eddie Shack Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
May 15, 1967Toronto Maple Leafs Boston BruinsMurray Oliver
May 14, 1969Boston BruinsRoss LonsberryLos Angeles KingsFirst-Round Pick 1971
(Ron Jones)
First-Round Pick 1973
(Andre Savard)
Ken Trulik
Nov. 25, 1970Los Angeles KingsDick DuffBuffalo SabresMike McMahon
Mar. 5, 1972Buffalo SabresPittsburgh PenguinsRené Robert

Deeper Dive


  • NHL Stanley Cup Champion (1962, 1963, 1964, 1967)
  • NHL All-Star Game MVP