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Manitoba History No. 89
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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans: Walter “Babe” Pratt (1916-1988)

Hockey player.

Born in Stony Mountain, Manitoba, he started his NHL career with the New York Rangers in 1935 and played for 12 years as a defenceman with Toronto and Boston as well as New York. He played on two Stanley Cup teams, and he was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1966. In later years he lived in British Columbia and worked for the Vancouver Canucks from 1970 until his death, which occurred while he was watching a hockey game between Vancouver and Calgary.

Sources:

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

Page revised: 20 April 2008

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