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Canada George Armstrong
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Last added: Rod Bossy
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2. Robert Rosén 5 3 7 10
3. Julius Nättinen 5 3 6 9
4. Ryan Lasch 5 0 6 6
5. Ty Rattie 3 3 2 5
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
185 lbs / 84 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
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Contract
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Highlights
4-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 4

Nephews: Dale McCourt, Dan McCourt and Greg McCourt
Great Nephew: Derek McCourt
Granddaughter: Kalley Armstrong

Nobody has played more games for the Toronto Maple Leafs than George Armstrong. He played his entire 21-year career with the franchise and captained the team from 1958-69. He also won 4 Stanley Cups from 1962-67. The 7x All-Star retired in 1971 with 296 goals and 713 points.

Armstrong, 90, died on January 24, 2021.

Team Staff profile of George Armstrong also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1946-47 Copper Cliff Jr. Redmen OHA-Jr. 9 6 5 11 4 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 10
1947-48 Stratford Kroehlers OHA-Jr. 36 33 40 73 33 | Playoffs 2 1 0 1 6
1948-49 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. 39 29 33 62 89 | Playoffs 10 7 10 17 2
Toronto Marlboros OHA-Sr. 3 0 0 0 2 |
1949-50 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Sr. 45 64 51 115 74 | Playoffs 5 5 2 7 6
Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 2 0 0 0 0 |
1950-51 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 71 15 33 48 49 | Playoffs 13 4 9 13 6
1951-52 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 20 3 3 6 30 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2
Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 50 30 29 59 62 |
1952-53 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 52 14 11 25 54 |
1953-54 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 63 17 15 32 60 | Playoffs 5 1 0 1 2
1954-55 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 66 10 18 28 80 | Playoffs 4 1 0 1 4
1955-56 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 67 16 32 48 97 | Playoffs 5 4 2 6 0
1956-57 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 54 18 26 44 37 |
1957-58 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 59 17 25 42 93 |
1958-59 Toronto Maple Leafs “C” NHL 59 20 16 36 37 | Playoffs 12 0 4 4 10
1959-60 Toronto Maple Leafs “C” NHL 70 23 28 51 60 | Playoffs 10 1 4 5 4
1960-61 Toronto Maple Leafs “C” NHL 47 14 19 33 21 | Playoffs 5 1 1 2 0
1961-62 Toronto Maple Leafs “C” NHL 70 21 32 53 27 | Playoffs 12 7 5 12 2
1962-63 Toronto Maple Leafs “C” NHL 70 19 24 43 27 | Playoffs 10 3 6 9 4
1963-64 Toronto Maple Leafs “C” NHL 67 20 17 37 14 | Playoffs 14 5 8 13 10
1964-65 Toronto Maple Leafs “C” NHL 59 15 22 37 14 | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 4
1965-66 Toronto Maple Leafs “C” NHL 70 16 35 51 12 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 4
1966-67 Toronto Maple Leafs “C” NHL 70 9 24 33 26 | Playoffs 9 2 1 3 6
1967-68 Toronto Maple Leafs “C” NHL 62 13 21 34 4 8 |
1968-69 Toronto Maple Leafs “C” NHL 53 11 16 27 10 -9 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
1969-70 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 49 13 15 28 12 9 |
1970-71 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 59 7 18 25 6 7 | Playoffs 6 0 2 2 0
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1948-49 Toronto Marlboros Allan Cup 10 2 5 7 6 |
1949-50 Toronto Marlboros Allan Cup 17 19 19 38 18 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1972-73 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. Head Coach
1973-74 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. Head Coach
1974-75 Toronto Marlboros OMJHL Head Coach
1976-77 Toronto Marlboros OMJHL Head Coach
1977-78 Toronto Marlboros OMJHL Head Coach
1978-79 Québec Nordiques WHA Scout
1979-80 Québec Nordiques NHL Scout
1980-81 Québec Nordiques NHL Scout
1981-82 Québec Nordiques NHL Scout
1982-83 Québec Nordiques NHL Scout
1983-84 Québec Nordiques NHL Scout
1984-85 Québec Nordiques NHL Scout
1985-86 Québec Nordiques NHL Scout
1986-87 Québec Nordiques NHL Scout
1987-88 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Asst. General Manager
1988-89 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Asst. General Manager
Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Head Coach Replaced John Brophy midseason
1989-90 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Asst. General Manager
1990-91 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Asst. General Manager
1991-92 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Asst. General Manager
1992-93 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Asst. General Manager
1993-94 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Asst. General Manager
1994-95 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Asst. General Manager
1995-96 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Asst. General Manager
1996-97 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Asst. General Manager
1997-98 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Asst. General Manager
1998-99 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Asst. General Manager
1999-00 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Asst. General Manager
2000-01 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Scout
2001-02 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Scout
2002-03 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Scout
2003-04 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Scout
2005-06 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Scout
2006-07 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Scout
2007-08 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Scout
2008-09 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Scout
2009-10 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Scout
2010-11 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Scout Amateur Scout
2011-12 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Scout Amateur Scout
2012-13 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Scout Amateur Scout
2013-14 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Scout Amateur Scout
2014-15 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Scout Amateur Scout
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 121 45 62 107 0.88 111 - | 1 13 4 9 13 1.00 6 -
Allan Cup 2 27 21 24 45 1.67 24 - | 0
NHL 21 1188 296 417 713 0.60 721 15 | 15 110 26 34 60 0.55 52 -
OHA-Jr. 3 84 68 78 146 1.74 126 - | 3 17 8 11 19 1.12 18 -
OHA Sr. 2 48 64 51 115 2.40 76 - | 1 5 5 2 7 1.40 6 -
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Tim Horton (D) 1949-1970 21 Pittsburgh Hornets, Toronto Maple Leafs
Bob Pulford (F) 1956-1970 14 Toronto Maple Leafs
Ron Stewart (F) 1952-1965 13 Toronto Maple Leafs
Frank Mahovlich (F) 1956-1968 12 Toronto Maple Leafs

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