Jimmy Franks (ice hockey)

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Jimmy Franks
Born (1914-11-08)November 8, 1914
Melville, SK, CAN
Died February 12, 1994(1994-02-12) (aged 79)
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)
Position Goaltender
Played for Detroit Red Wings
New York Rangers
Boston Bruins
Playing career 1936–1945

James Reginald "Jim" Franks (November 8, 1914 – February 12, 1994) was a Canadian ice hockey goaltender. He was born in Melville, Saskatchewan.

Franks began his National Hockey League career with the Detroit Red Wings in 1937. He would also play with the New York Rangers and Boston Bruins. He retired after the 1944 season. Franks won a Stanley Cup with the 1937 Red Wings playing one playoff game due to Normie Smith being injured.

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