Red Armstrong

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Red Armstrong
Born (1938-10-17)October 17, 1938
Owen Sound, ON, CAN
Died July 23, 1974(1974-07-23) (aged 35)
Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Right Wing/Defence
Shot Left
Played for Toronto Maple Leafs
Rochester Americans
Playing career 1960–1973

Norman Gerrard "Red, Norm" Armstrong (October 17, 1938 – July 23, 1974) was a professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Norm Armstrong played seven games in the NHL for the Toronto Maple Leafs.[1] During those games, he scored one goal and added one assist for a total of two points. He also earned two penalty minutes.

He also played for the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.

He was inducted into the Rochester Americans Hall of Fame in 1986. He played for the Americans during 1962–71 and in 1972-73. He retired during training camp prior to the 1973-74 season. He is third in the Americans franchise for most games played at 566. Following his untimely death from a fall in a construction accident in 1974 at age 35 the Rochester Americans retired his number 6 jersey.


  1. ^ "Red Armstrong". Greatest Hockey Retrieved 2010-05-04. 

External links[edit]

Red Armstrong career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database