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Adams, John James (Jack; Jovial Jawn)

Born: 1895 AD
Died: 1968 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Hockey Player


1895 - Adams was born in Fort William, Ontario.


1914 - Started his career with the Fort William Maple Leafs of the NMHL.


1916 - Joined the Peterborough 247th of the OIHA and the Sarnia Sailors.


1917 - Became a professional hockey player upon joinig the Toronto Arenas of the NHL.


1922 - Joined the Saint Pat hockey team.


1928 - Played four seasons in Toronto before ending his playing career with the Ottawa Senators.


1932 - Upon retirement from the Ottawa Senators, he was appointed as coach of the Detroit Cougars. After two years it was renamed to Detroit Falcons. Won three Stanley Cup.


1947 - Retired as coach to concentrate as General Manager of the Detroits.


1968 - Adams died of a heart attack on May 1, 1968.


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