Max Labovitch

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Max Labovitch
Born (1924-01-18)January 18, 1924
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Died January 14, 2018(2018-01-14) (aged 93)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)
Position Right wing
Shot Right
Played for New York Rangers
Playing career 1942–1950

Max Labovitch (January 18, 1924 – January 14, 2018) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player.[1] He was Jewish.[1]


Labovitch played professional hockey for ten years, and missed two seasons due to military service (1942–43 and 1944–45). In 1941–42, he played for the New Haven Eagles of the American Hockey League. In 1943–44 he saw time with both the New York Rangers and the New York Rovers. In 1945, he played for the Vancouver Pros and the Stan Evan Orioles of Winnipeg. He did not retire from hockey until after the 1949–50 season. That year, he had 42 points in 49 games for the Toledo Buckeyes of the IHL.

Labovitch was inducted in the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame in February 2001. He died in January 2018 at the age of 93.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-25. Retrieved 2010-05-12.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Max Labovitch - Obituary". Winnipeg Free Press. January 16, 2018. Retrieved January 16, 2018.

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