Thomas Pollock

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Tom Pollock
Born (1925-08-01)August 1, 1925
Red Deer, AB, CAN
Died August 17, 1994(1994-08-17) (aged 69)
Red Deer, AB, CAN
Position Defenseman
Played for Edmonton Mercurys
National team  Canada
Playing career 1942–1960

Thomas Allen Pollock (August 1, 1925 – August 17, 1994) was a Canadian ice hockey player. He was a member of the Edmonton Mercurys that won a gold medal at the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, Norway.[1] Pollock died of a stroke in 1994; he was the first member of the 1952 Olympic team to die.[2][3]


  1. ^ Olympics database
  2. ^ "Pollock, Thomas", Society for International Hockey Research Database, accessed 1 Aug 2015
  3. ^ "Stroke claims medallist", Edmonton Journal, August 20, 1994