|5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
160 lb (73 kg)
|Teams||New York Rangers (NHL) |
Port Arthur Bearcats (TBSHL)
|Born||October 10, 1919,|
Mine Centre, Ontario
|Pro Career||2006 – 2008|
He was born in Mine Centre, Ontario. Laprade played junior hockey with the Port Arthur West End from 1935-39. He then spent six seasons with the Port Arthur Bearcats of the Thunder Bay Senior Hockey League. He helped the Bearcats win the 1938-39 Allan Cup Final. In 1943-44 he played for the Winnipeg Army team. In 1944-45 Laprade played for the senior Barriefield Bears in Kingston.
His NHL record was 108 goals and 172 assists in 500 games played. He retired in 1955.
Laprade was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1993.
An incredible video featuring the 1951 off-season activities of 15 NHL players in the days when most worked during the summer. Brief, excellent game footage of each is shown. Players featured are Ted Lindsay, Johnny Peirson, Bill Mosienko, Bill Gadsby, Bill Juzda, Leo Reise, Jack Gelineau, Edgar Laprade, Doug and Max Bentley, Chuck Rayner, Gus Mortson, Pentti Lund, Glen Harmon, Elmer Lach.
|Winner of the Calder Trophy
|Winner of the Lady Byng Trophy