Skip to Main Content

Two-time Stanley Cup champion Stewart dies @NHLdotcom

TORONTO (AP) -Gaye Stewart, a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs' Stanley Cup championship teams in 1942 and 1947 has died. He was 87.

The Maple Leafs announced Stewart's death on Friday night.

In 1943, Stewart became just the second Maple Leafs player to win the Calder Trophy as NHL rookie of the year.

The forward's most productive season in Toronto came in 1945-46 when he scored a league-high 37 goals while leading the Maple Leafs with 52 points in 50 games. The former Toronto Marlboro also played for Chicago, Detroit, the New York Rangers and Montreal during his NHL career. He retired in 1955.

Stewart recorded 81 goals and 52 assists in 165 regular-season games for Toronto. The Ontario native had two goals and seven assists in 18 playoff games.

View More

The NHL has updated its Privacy Policy effective January 16, 2020. We encourage you to review it carefully.

The NHL uses cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. By using NHL websites or other online services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy.