Bill Thomson (ice hockey)

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Bill Thomson
Born (1914-03-23)March 23, 1914
Troon, Scotland, GBR
Died August 6, 1993(1993-08-06) (aged 79)
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 162 lb (73 kg; 11 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 1937–1949

William Ferguson Thomson (March 23, 1914 – August 6, 1993) was an ice hockey player who was born in Troon, Scotland, United Kingdom. Thomson represented Canada in the 1936 Winter Olympics, winning the silver medal.

Playing career[edit]

Thomson played nine games professionally in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings.

In 1987 he was inducted into the Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame as a member of that Olympic team.[1]

International play[edit]

Thomson was a member of the 1936 Port Arthur Bearcats, which won the silver medal for Canada in ice hockey at the 1936 Winter Olympics. Thomson scored seven goals in eight games to help Team Canada win the silver Olympic medal.

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