Maxwell “Max” Bentley

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Born March 1, 1920 in Delisle, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height: 5’ 9” Weight: 158 lbs

Elected into the NHL Hockey Hall of Fame in 1966, Max Bentley played the center position with the Reds during the 1940-41 season. He tallied 4 goals and 6 points in his 9 gamers with the club.

Over his 12 NHL campaigns, he amassed 245 goals and 544 points between 1940 and 1954.

In 1942–43, Max made NHL history when he played on the league's first all-brother line with Doug and Reg.

Bentley was a member of three Stanley Cup Trophy winners with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1947, 1948 and 1950. He was a 2-time winner of the Art Ross Trophy as the league’s top scorer and won the Hart Memorial Trophy and was voted the league’s Most Valuable Player in 1945.

Like Johnny Bower and Milt Schmidt, he was voted one of the NHL’s “100 Greatest Players” of all time at the league’s centennial celebration on January 1, 2017.

Maxwell “Max” Bentley
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