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|Hockey Hall of Fame, 1998|
Howie Meeker with the Calder Memorial Trophy as the NHL's top rookie in 1947
|Born|| November 4, 1923|
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
|Died|| November 8, 2020 (aged 97)|
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)|
|Played for||Toronto Maple Leafs|
Howard William Meeker, C.M. (4 November 1923 – 8 November 2020) was a Canadian right winger in the National Hockey League. He was also a television sports announcer as well as a Progressive Conservative Member of Parliament from 1951 to 1953.
Meeker was the last surviving member of the Maple Leafs 1947 Stanley Cup team, the Maple Leafs 1949 Stanley Cup team, the Maple Leafs 1951 Stanley Cup team, and the inaugural NHL All-Star Game.
- Canadian hockey and broadcasting legend Howie Meeker dies at age 97. Parksville Qualicum Beach News. November 8, 2020. https://www.pqbnews.com/news/canadian-hockey-and-broadcasting-legend-howie-meeker-dies-at-age-97/. Retrieved November 8, 2020.