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Manitoba History No. 89
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War Memorials in Manitoba
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This Old Elevator
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Abandoned Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
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Memorable Manitobans: Bill Mosienko (1921-1994)

Hockey player.

Born in Winnipeg’s North End on 2 November 1921, he played 14 years and 711 games with the Chicago Black Hawks (1942-1955), scoring 258 goals and 282 assists. He once scored three goals in twenty-one seconds in a game against the New York Rangers, still a record. He subsequently played for the Winnipeg Warriors. In 1958 he was inducted into the Manitoba Order of the Buffalo Hunt. A five-time NHL All-star, he is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame and the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame. He was a founding board member for the Manitoba Centennial Corporation. He died on 9 July 1994 and is buried in Brookside Cemetery in Winnipeg. An ice arena in Winnipeg has been named for him.

Sources:

“These Manitobans will help plan centennial,” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 September 1963, page 9.

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Brookside Cemetery: A Celebration of Life, Volume 1, published by E. R. Publishing & Communications Ltd., Winnipeg, 2003, ISBN 0-973346-0-5 (paper).

We thank Kent Morgan for providing additional information used in this profile.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 January 2018

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