Seth Martin

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Seth Martin
Born (1933-05-04) May 4, 1933 (age 81)
Rossland, BC, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Goaltender
Played for St. Louis Blues
Trail Smoke Eaters
Spokane Jets
Vancouver Canucks
Spokane Spokes
Portland Buckaroos
National team  Canada
Playing career 1953–1973
Seth Martin
Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Competitor for  Canada
World Championships
Gold 1961 Switzerland
Bronze 1966 Yugoslavia
Bronze 1967 Austria

Seth Martin (born May 4, 1933) is a retired ice hockey player. He played professionally for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League. He was inducted into the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame in 1997.

Seth Martin helped the Trail Smoke Eaters win the 1961 World Ice Hockey Championships as the last amateur team to win the World Championships from Canada. He was named the best goaltender of the tournament. Seth, or "Seeth" as he was called in Europe by his many adoring fans, also played in four more World Championships with the Trail Smoke Eaters where he was named best goaltender in three of the four tournaments.

Seth Martin played for the St. Louis Blues in 1967–1968 where they made it to the Stanley Cup Finals but lost in four straight to the Montreal Canadiens.

After the season Martin had to choose between continuing his NHL career and keeping his firefighters pension. He chose the latter and moved back to Trail, British Columbia but continued to play hockey and eventually coach.


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