Henry Maracle

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Buddy Maracle
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Buddy Maracle pictured in a 1931 newspaper
Born (1904-09-08)September 8, 1904
Ayr, ON, CAN
Died June 20, 1958(1958-06-20) (aged 53)
Dallas, TX, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
Playing career 1926–1939

Henry Elmer "Buddy" Maracle (September 8, 1904 – June 20, 1958) was a professional ice hockey player who played eleven games in the National Hockey League. Born in Ayr, Ontario, he played with the New York Rangers. A member of the Mohawk tribe, Maracle was the first full-blooded First Nations hockey player in the National Hockey League at the time of his recall to the New York Rangers in March 1931.[1]

Maracle died in Dallas, Texas in 1958 of complications from anemia. He had been a truck driver for a produce company at the time of his death.[2]


  1. ^ "Redskin Icer", Carroll Daily Herald, Monday, March 23, 1931, Carroll, Iowa, United States Of America
  2. ^ Henry Elmer Maracle, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976" (FamilySearch)

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