Eddie Mazur

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Eddie Mazur
Born (1925-07-25)July 25, 1925
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Died July 3, 1995(1995-07-03) (aged 69)
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 211 lb (96 kg; 15 st 1 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Victoria Maple Leafs (WHL)
Providence Reds (AHL)
Cleveland Barons (AHL)
Rochester Americans (AHL)
Chicago Black Hawks (NHL)
Winnipeg Warriors (WHL)
Montreal Canadiens (NHL)
Montreal Royals (QHL)
Victoria Cougars (WHL)
Buffalo Bisons (AHL)
Victoria Cougars (PCHL)
Dallas Texans (USHL)
Playing career 1948–1965

Edward Joseph "Spider" Mazur (July 25, 1929 in Winnipeg, Manitoba – July 3, 1995 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) was a Canadian ice hockey forward.

Mazur started his National Hockey League career with the Montreal Canadiens in 1951. He played in the 1951, 1952 and 1953 playoffs for the Canadiens prior to ever playing a regular season game in the NHL.[1] He became the first player in NHL history to score four playoff goals prior to playing a regular season game.[2] Chris Kreider of the New York Rangers exceeded that mark with five goals in the 2012 postseason.[3] He would also play with the Chicago Black Hawks. He would leave the NHL after the 1957 season. He retired from hockey in 1965. He won the Stanley Cup in 1953 with the Montreal Canadiens.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eddie Mazur". Hockeydb.com. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  2. ^ Klein, J.Z. (May 16, 2012). "With Three Postseason Goals, Rangers’ Kreider Ties Obscure Record". New York Times. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  3. ^ "Chris Kreider's playoff run now record setting as Rangers rookie scores again". The Star Ledger. May 20, 2012. Retrieved 2012-05-29. 

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