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Doc Romnes
Position Left Winger
Shot Left
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
156 lb (71 kg)
Teams Chicago Black Hawks
Toronto Maple Leafs
New York Americans
Nationality Flag of the United States American
Born January 1, 1907(1907-01-01),
White Bear Lake, MN, USA
Died July 21 1984 (aged 77),
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Pro Career 1927 – 1940

Elwin Nelson "Doc" Romnes (January 1 1907 in White Bear Lake, Minnesota – July 21, 1984 in Colorado Springs, Colorado) was a professional hockey player in the NHL.

He played for three seasons (1927-28 to 1929-30) with the St. Paul Saints of the American Hockey Association before joining the Chicago Black Hawks in 1930-31. Romnes played eight seasons for the Hawks, winning the Stanley Cup twice in 1933-34 and 1937-38.

Romnes was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1938 and then was sent to the New York Americans in 1939 as part of the trade for Sweeney Schriner. He retired after the 1939-40 season.

He then became coach of Michigan Tech until 1945. In 1945-46 he coached the Kansas City Pla-Mors to the United States Hockey League championship. From 1947-52 he was the coach of the University of Minnesota.

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Preceded by
Frank Boucher
Winner of the Lady Byng Trophy
Succeeded by
Marty Barry

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