1912 - Born on the 21st of August in Victoria Mine, Ontario,Canada.
1932 - Blake played junior and senior hockey in the Sudbury area and was part of the Memorial Cup champions.
- Played for the Hamilton Tigers of the Ontario Hockey Association.
1935 - Joined in the NHL club and won his first Stanley Cup, the Montreal Maroons.
1938-1939 - Won the Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player and the Art Ross Trophy.
1944-1946 - He was team captain, and led the Canadiens to Stanley Cups.
- He was part of a trio called the "Punch Line," which featured Elmer Lach and Maurice Richard.
1948 - On 11th of January, he suffered a double fracture of his ankle, ending his NHL career.
1955-1968 - Named head coach of the Canadiens, replacing Dick Irvin.
1966 - Blake was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame.
1982 - Became a Member of the Order of Canada.
1995 - He died on 17th of May from pneumonia, typical of Alzheimer's patients.
1998 - He was ranked number 66 on The Hockey News' list of the 100 Greatest Hockey Players.
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