George Armstrong, a four-time Stanley Cup champion with the Toronto Maple Leafs, died at the age of 90, the hockey club’s press office said Sunday, January 24.
The Toronto Maple Leafs mourn the passing of George Armstrong, a member of our Maple Leafs family for 75 years.
We extend our condolences to George’s wife Betty, their children, grandchildren and the entire Armstrong family.
— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) January 24, 2021
George Armstrong was a forward for the Toronto Leafs from 1946 to 1971, captaining the team for 13 seasons. During that time, he played 1,188 regular season games in the National Hockey League (NHL), in which he scored 713 points.
Along with his team, Armstrong won the NHL playoffs four times (1962-1964, 1967). In 1975 he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.