Jim Henry (ice hockey)
Samuel James "Sugar Jim" Henry (October 23, 1920 – January 21, 2004) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. A goaltender, Henry played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the New York Rangers, Chicago Black Hawks and the Boston Bruins.
Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Henry started his NHL career in 1941 with the New York Rangers. He later played for the Chicago Black Hawks (1948–49) and the Boston Bruins (1951–52 through 1954–55). Henry appeared in the 1952 NHL All-Star game.
In 2004, Henry was inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame & Museum.
Awards and achievements
- Turnbull Cup MJHL Championship (1939)
- Allan Cup Championships (1941 & 1943)
- USHL First All-Star Team (1950)
- Charles Gardiner Memorial Trophy Winner (Top Goaltender USHL) (1950)
- NHL Second All-Star Team (1952)
- Played in NHL All-Star Game (1952)
- “Honoured Member” of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
- October 7, 1948 - Traded to Chicago Black Hawks by New York Rangers for Emile Francis and Alex Kaleta.
- July 13, 1950 - Traded to Detroit Red Wings by Chicago Black Hawks with Metro Prystai, Gaye Stewart and Bob Goldham for Harry Lumley, Jack Stewart, Al Dewsbury, Pete Babando and Don Morrison.
- September 28, 1951 - Traded to Boston Bruins by Detroit Red Wings for cash
- Jim Henry's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Jim Henry's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame & Museum profile
- Jim Henry's biography at Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
- Jim Henry at Find a Grave
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