Bill MacKenzie

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For the player born 1949, see Bill McKenzie (ice hockey).

William Kenneth MacKenzie (December 12, 1911 in Winnipeg, Manitoba – May 29, 1990) is a former Canadian ice hockey defenceman.

MacKenzie started his National Hockey League career with the Chicago Black Hawks in 1932. He also played for the Montreal Maroons, Montreal Canadiens, and New York Rangers. In January 1935 Bill MacKeznie was loaned to the New York Rangers, for the rest of season, for cash. In the Stanley Cup semi-finals Montreal Maroons defeated the New York Rangers, then defeated Toronto in the Finals. MacKenzie's name somehow was included on the cup, even though he was member of Rangers at the time the Maroons won the Stanley Cup. After the season ended MacKenzie was returned to the Maroons. He began the 1936 season MacKenzie played in the minors with Windos. 1936–37 Bill MacKenzie started with the Montreal Maroons, playing 10 game, but was traded to the Montreal Canadiens. 1938 Bill started the season with the Montreal Canadiens, before being traded to Chicago. He helped the Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup in 1938 getting his name of the Stanley Cup a second time (first time officially). He left the NHL after the 1940 season. He played several more seasons in the AHL before retiring from hockey after 1945.

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