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Bower remembered by Maple Leafs, hockey community

Players, announcers, fans take to Twitter after death of legendary goalie

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Johnny Bower, who won the Stanley Cup four times as a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs, died at the age of 93 on Tuesday.

Players, fans and media members tweeted their memories of the legendary goalie. Here are some of their tributes:

Tweet from @DougGilmour93: Heartbroken to hear of the passing of Johnny Bower. Honoured to have known this Maple Leaf Icon. Legend. #RIPJohnnyBower pic.twitter.com/fYZ66jyKyE

Tweet from @43_Kadri: One of the classiest guys I have ever been around. Always had time for the fans and the city of Toronto. Rest in peace Johnny #1

Tweet from @MapleLeafs: "There may not be a more loved Toronto Maple Leaf nor a former player who loved them as much back.���Thank you for everything, Johnny. pic.twitter.com/6ABQV0ZtjS

Tweet from @SNChrisSimpson: Johnny Bower was as kind a human being as there ever was. A Hall of Famer in every way. So saddened to hear of his passing at age 93. Thinking of his wife Nancy & the family.

Tweet from @keeperofthecup: The hockey world mourns the loss of 4 x #stanleycup champion Johnny Bower. One of hockeys greats gone. @HockeyHallFame @MapleLeafs @NHL pic.twitter.com/XFJOhHEoG5

Tweet from @GordStellick: I never imagined a world without Johnny Bower. Can you imagine growing up in Toronto, watching him hoist Stanley Cups and then work with him and become great friends. RIP. #TheBestEver

Tweet from @april_reimer: Our sincerest condolences. James-���always loved talking to Mr Bower, one of the most genuine people I���ve ever met, Hockey world lost a great��� pic.twitter.com/Gjs7oMPTMU

Tweet from @BonsieTweets: Can���t tell you how saddened I am to learn of the passing of my idol,hero,mentor,friend. Johnny Bower was one of a kind Much better person than athlete and he is a Hall of Famer Deepest sympathies to wife Nancy the kids and grand kids. A big part of the Leafs has left us RIP #1 pic.twitter.com/wehEXjiqda

Tweet from @CoreyHirsch: Saddened to hear about Johnny Bower. Such a nice man. A gentleman and a legend. #RIPJohnnyBower

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