Benny Grant

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Benny Grant
Born (1908-07-14)July 14, 1908
Owen Sound, ON, CAN
Died July 30, 1991(1991-07-30) (aged 83)
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Toronto Maple Leafs
New York Americans
Boston Bruins
Playing career 1928–1944

Benny Cameron Grant (July 14, 1908 – July 30, 1991) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaliie who played 52 games in the National Hockey League for the New York Americans, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Boston Bruins. Benny Grant was a junior star with the hometown Owen Sound Greys of the OHA. In 1927, Benny Grant was a member of the winning Memorial Cup team ( 1927 Owen Sound Greys).

Grant found his niche in the newly created American Hockey League in 1936-37 where he starred for the Springfield Indians. In 1940-41 he moved on to the St. Paul Saints of the AHA and was named to the league's first all-star team after posting a 1.94 goals against average the next year. After sitting out the 1942-43 season he returned to play 20 games for the Maple Leafs who were dealing with the loss of Turk Broda to military service. Benny was in net for five games with the 1931-1932 Stanley Cup winning Toronto Maple Leafs.

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