George Armstrong - 1967 Topps

George Edward “Chief” Armstrong (July 6, 1930-) played 21 seasons at center for the Toronto Maple Leafs, longer than any other player in the organization’s long history. Armstrong began his career as most other future Maple Leafs with the Toronto Marlboros of the Ontario Junior and Senior Hockey Leagues leading them to the 1950 Allan Cup championship, scoring 19 goals and 19 assists during the playoffs. He joined the Maple Leafs in 1949 and became a full-time player in 1952 beginning 17 of 18 seasons with ten or more goals including four with 20 plus. George, or “Chief” as he was called due to his Iroquois decent, played on a star-studded team alongside Hall of Famers Tim Horton, Fern Flaman, Ted “Teeder” Kennedy, Harry Watson and Harry Lumley. From 1959 to 1967, the Maple Leafs and Armstrong appeared in six Stanley Cup Finals and won the NHL title on four of those occasions (1962-1964, 1967). George played his entire 21 years career in Toronto uniform and played in seven NHL All-Star Games. George Armstrong finished his career with 296 regular season goals and 417 assists for 713 points in 1,187 games. He won four Stanley Cups with the Leafs adding 26 goals and 34 assists in 110 career playoff games. George Armstrong was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1975. He coached the Maple Leafs briefly in 1988-89 compiling a 17-26-4 record in 47 games as head coach.



Condition Census (Explain)

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 GEM MT 10
1 GEM MT 10
1 GEM MT 10
1 GEM MT 10
1 GEM MT 10
1 GEM MT 10
1 GEM MT 10
2 MINT 9 (27)

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