Abel, Sidney Gerald

Born: Feb 22, 1918 AD
Died: 2000 AD, at 81 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Hockey Player

1918 - He was Born on the 22nd of February in Melville, Saskatchewan, Canada.

1938 - His playing career started, playing with Detroit Red Wings.

1952-  He was traded from the Red Wings to the Blackhawks and served as a player-coach for the next

              two seasons.

1953 - He played for both the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks,winning three Stanley Cups.

1957 - He returned to the Red Wings and served as Detroit's coach through the 1969-70 season.

1969 - He was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame.

1970 - He worked as a color commentator Red Wings radio broadcasts for ten years.

1998 - He was ranked number 85 on "The Hockey News"  list of the 100 Greatest Hockey Players.

2000 - He died on the 7th of February.

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