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Society Wishes happy Birthday to Johnny Bower

Providence, RI (10/28/2014): The Rhode Island Reds Heritage Society sent a video salute to hockey legend Johnny Bower on his 90th birthday.

Bower, a regular at the Heritage Soicety's annual reunions, played only two seasons in goal for the Reds, but he led the team to two consecutive the AHL regular season championships in 1956 and '57 and to Calder Cup title in 1956. As Ranger property on loan, both seasons he was voted the AHL's Most Valuable Player and added a third the next season with Cleveland. Later, he starred with the Toronto Maple Leafs and backboned them to four NHL Stanley Cup championships in the 1960s and was named to the National Hockey League Hall of Fame.

For further information call 401-270-0035 or e-mail UNH1959@aol.com.

R. I. Reds Heritage Society
1 Penrod Avenue, Suite 1111, Riverside, RI 02915
Telephone and Fax: 401-270-0035
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