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Calum MacKay
Calummackay
Position Wing
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
160 lb (73 kg)
Teams Detroit Red Wings
Montreal Canadiens
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born January 1, 1927(1927-01-01),
Toronto, Ontario, CAN
Died August 21 2001 (aged 74),
Pro Career 1946 – 1956

Calum MacKay (January 1, 1927 - August 21, 2001) was a former Canadian ice hockey player. Although born in Toronto, Calum MacKay grew up in Fort William/Port Arthur, Ontario during the 1930s and early 1940s.

Playing careerEdit

MacKay started his professional career by playing 5 games for the Detroit Red Wings in 1947. The next season he splits his time between the Omaha Knights of the USHL and the Indianapolis Capitals of the AHL. In 1949 He was called up to Detroit for 1 game before being sent back to Indianapolis. In 1950 He joined the Montreal Canadiens where he played 3 years before being sent to the Buffalo Bisons for most of 1952 and all of 1953. He re-joined Montreal for the 1953 playoffs where He helped the Habs win the Stanley Cup defeating the Boston Bruins in the final. He played 2 more seasons for the Canadiens before He suffered a knee injury on September 30, 1955 during training camp.

Coaching CareerEdit

Mackay was the first coach of the Peterborough Petes. He only lasted their first season - 1956-57.

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