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Tim Horton | #7

D | 5' 10" | 180 lb
100 Greatest Players Hockey Hall of Fame
Career
GP G A P +/-
1,445 115 403 518 --
  • Tim Horton
  • Born: January 12, 1930
  • Birthplace: Cochrane, ON, CAN
  • Shoots: Right
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Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
NHL Career 1,445 115 403 518 -- 1,611 23 98 3 22 21 0 -- --
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
NHL Career 1,445 115 403 518 -- 1,611 23 98 3 22 21 0 -- --

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Tim Horton Awards
Stanley Cup
Season Team
1961-1962 Toronto Maple Leafs
1962-1963 Toronto Maple Leafs
1963-1964 Toronto Maple Leafs
1966-1967 Toronto Maple Leafs

Bio

Tim Horton Bio

Tim Horton was called "Superman" by goaltender Johnny Bower, who believed the defenseman and longtime teammate with the Toronto Maple Leafs could lift a filled 40-gallon oil drum. Another teammate, center Dave Keon, recalled that Horton could throw around railroad ties "like they were toothpicks." Fellow Toronto defenseman Bob Baun saw him barricade an intersection in Quebec as a prank by lifting barrels of cement. Gordie Howe of the Detroit Red Wings, hardly a weakling himself, called Horton "the strongest player in hockey."

For many people today, the name Tim Horton means doughnuts and coffee at the fast-food franchise business he founded in 1964. But for more than two decades, Horton's name meant skill, mobility and unsurpassed strength on defense in the NHL. Horton spent most of that time with the Maple Leafs, helping Toronto win four Stanley Cup championships. He was runner-up for the Norris Trophy twice and earned postseason All-Star recognition six times.

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