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Jim Henry
Jim Henry
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Height
Weight
5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
165 lb (75 kg)
Teams New York Rangers
Chicago Black Hawks
Boston Bruins
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born October 23, 1930(1930-10-23),
Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA
Died January 20 2004 (aged 73),
Pro Career 1941 – 1953

Samuel James "Sugar Jim" Henry (October 23, 1930 - January 20, 2004) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the New York Rangers, Chicago Black Hawks and the Boston Bruins.

LegacyEdit

He is most well remembered due to a photograph taken after game 7 of the 1952 Stanley Cup semifinal series of him shaking hands with Maurice Richard in which he is sporting a black eye and Richard is bleeding from around his left eye.

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular SeasonEdit

    Scoring  Stats   Goalie  Stats
Season Team League GD A PIM GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SVs SV%
1938-39 Brandon Elks MJHL 15 1 0 15 13 2 0 900 44 1 2.93
1939-40 Brandon Elks MJHL 23 0 0 23 10 9 4 1440 82 0 3.57
1940-41 Regina Rangers SSHL 29 0 0 29 18 7 4 1800 87 2 2.90
1941-42 New York Rangers NHL 48 0 0 48 29 17 2 2960 143 1 2.90
1942-43 Ottawa Staff Clerks OIHL 8 0 0 8 6 2 0 480 53 0 6.63
Ottawa Commandos QSHL 23 0 0 23 12 10 1 1380 84 1 3.65
1943-44 Red Deer Army AIHL 16 0 0 16 7 9 0 960 52 0 3.25
1944-45 Calgary Navy AIHL 15 0 0 15 900 92 0 6.13
1945-46 New York Rangers NHL 0 0 11 1 7 2 623 42 1 4.04
New Haven Eagles AHL 25 0 0 25 8 15 2 1500 96 1 3.84
1946-47 New York Rangers NHL 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 120 9 0 4.50
New Haven Ramblers AHL 0 0 58 20 28 10 3480 197 5 3.40
1947-48 New Haven Ramblers AHL 13 0 0 13 6 6 1 780 40 1 3.08
New York Rangers NHL 48 0 0 48 17 18 13 2880 153 2 3.19
1948-49 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 60 0 0 60 21 31 8 3600 211 0 3.52
1949-50 Kansas City Mohawks USHL 68 0 0 68 29 27 12 4080 255 3 3.75
1950-51 Omaha Knights USHL 7 0 0 7 5 2 0 420 18 1 2.57
Indianapolis Capitals AHL 58 0 0 58 37 19 2 3520 202 0 3.44
1951-52 Boston Bruins NHL 70 0 0 70 25 29 16 4200 176 7 2.51
1952-53 Boston Bruins NHL 70 0 0 70 28 29 13 4200 172 7 2.46 1923 .918
1953-54 Boston Bruins NHL 70 0 0 70 32 28 10 4200 181 8 2.59 1897 .913
1954-55 Boston Bruins NHL 0 0 27 8 12 6 1572 79 1 3.06 715 .901
1955-56 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds NOHA
1957-58 Winnipeg Maroons Ind.
1958-59 Warroad Lakers MOHL 14 840 41 0 2.92
1959-60 St. Paul Saints IHL 9 0 0 9 540 35 0 3.89
Winnipeg Maroons Ind.
NHL Totals 0 0 406 161 173 70 24355 1166 27 2.87

PlayoffsEdit

    Scoring  Stats   Goalie  Stats
Season Team League GD A PIM GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SVs SV%
1938-39 Brandon Elks MJHL 7 0 0 7 6 1 0 420 30 0 4.29
Memorial Cup 6 0 2 6 3 3 0 360 26 1 4.33
1939-40 Brandon Elks MJHL 3 0 0 3 1 2 0 180 6 1 2.00
1940-41 Regina Rangers SSHL 8 0 0 8 6 2 0 480 22 1 2.75
Allan Cup 14 0 0 14 9 4 1 840 38 2 2.71
1941-42 New York Rangers NHL 6 0 0 6 2 4 0 360 13 1 2.17
1942-43 Ottawa Commandos Allan Cup 12 12 9 2 1 740 35 2 2.84
1943-44 Red Deer Army AIHL 5 0 0 5 2 3 0 300 19 0 3.80
1946-47 New Haven Ramblers AHL 3 0 0 3 1 2 0 180 11 0 3.67
1949-50 Kansas City Mohawks USHL 3 0 0 3 0 3 0 180 20 0 6.67
1950-51 Indianapolis Capitals AHL 3 0 0 3 0 3 0 190 11 0 3.47
1951-52 Boston Bruins NHL 7 0 0 7 3 4 0 448 18 1 2.41
1952-53 Boston Bruins NHL 0 0 9 5 4 0 510 26 0 3.06 305 .921
1953-54 Boston Bruins NHL 4 0 0 4 0 4 0 240 16 0 4.00 133 .893
1954-55 Boston Bruins NHL 3 0 0 3 1 2 0 183 8 0 2.62 64 .889
1957-58 Winnipeg Maroons Allan Cup 12 0 0 12 6 6 0 720 32 1 2.67
1959-60 Winnipeg Maroons Allan Cup 3 3 1 2 0 180 7 0 2.33
NHL Totals 0 0 29 11 18 0 1741 81 2 2.79

CoachingEdit

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP W L T Pts Finish GP W L Results
1964-65 Brandon Wheat Kings SJHL 27 14 11 2 30 - -

ManagingEdit

Season Team Position League Finish
1964-65 Brandon Wheat Kings General Manager SJHL Lost Semi Final

Awards & Achievements Edit

  • Turnbull Cup Manitoba Junior Hockey League Championship (1939)
  • SSHL MVP (1941)
  • Saskatchewan Senior Hockey League Championship (1941)
  • Patton Cup Western Canada Senior A Hockey Championship (1941)
  • Allan Cup Canada Senior A Hockey Championship (1941 & 1943)
  • Quebec Senior Hockey League Championship (1943)
  • Eastern Canada Senior A Hockey Championship (1943)
  • AIHL First All-Star Team (1944)
  • USHL First All-Star Team (1950)
  • USHL Top Goaltender Award (1950)
  • Played in NHL All-Star Game (1952)
  • NHL Second All-Star Team (1952)
  • Inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame & Museum (2004)
  • Honoured Member of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame

GalleryEdit

VideoEdit

Highlights of the December 16, 1945 game between the New York Rangers and the Montreal Canadiens which the Habs took 4-2. Goalie Jim Henry of the Rangers is under siege but keeps the game close. First goal of the game by Canadiens Billy Reay is shown as the last goal by Canadiens Bob Fillion.

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