George Owen (ice hockey)

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George Owen
George Owen.jpg
Born (1901-02-12)February 12, 1901
Hamilton, ON, CAN
Died March 4, 1986(1986-03-04) (aged 85)
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Boston Bruins
Playing career 1928–1933

Harvard George Owen Jr. (February 12, 1901 – March 4, 1986) was a professional ice hockey defenceman for the Boston Bruins of the NHL. He was also elected into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1983. In 1928, Owen became the first player to wear a helmet in an NHL game. He wore the same leather helmet that he had worn when playing college football.

Preceded by
Lionel Hitchman
Boston Bruins captain
Succeeded by
Dit Clapper

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