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Bill Thoms (March 5, 1910 in Newmarket, Ontario – December 26, 1964 in Toronto) was a professional ice hockey player who played 548 games in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Chicago Black Hawks and Boston Bruins.

He played junior hockey with the Newmarket Redmen and the West Toronto Nationals. He played with the latter team when they lost the 1929-30 Memorial Cup Final.

Thoms spent six and a half seasons (1932-33 to 1938-39) with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Thoms shared the NHL goal-scoring lead with Charlie Conacher in 1935–36. He was also named to the second all-star team that season.

In 1938-39 Thoms was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks for Doc Romnes annd stayed with the team until the middle of the 1944-45 season. He was then sold to the Boston Bruins and retired after the 1944-45 season.

Thoms played in 548 NHL games and scored 135 goals and 206 assists. In 44 playoff games he scored 6 goals and 10 assists.

After his retirement in 1945, he briefly coached the Toronto Marlboros of the OHA, and died of a heart attack on Boxing Day, 1964.

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