Earl Miller (ice hockey)

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Earl Miller
Born (1905-09-12)September 12, 1905
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died June 20, 1936(1936-06-20) (aged 30)
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Chicago Black Hawks
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 1926–1936

Ernest Earl Miller (September 12, 1905 – June 20, 1936) was a professional ice hockey player who played 110 games in the National Hockey League. Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, he played with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Chicago Black Hawks. He won the Stanley Cup in 1932 with Toronto.[1] He is the uncle of Bill Hay.

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A native of Lumsden, Saskatchewan, Miller played the position of Left Wing for teams in the NHL, IHL, Can-Pro, PRHL, N-SJHL, and the N-SSHL hockey leagues. Miller played for the Saskatoon Nutana from 1923 to 1924, University of Saskatchewan from 1924 to 1926, Saskatoon Sheiks from 1926 to 1928, Chicago Blackhawks from 1927 to 1932, Kitchener Flying Dutchmen from 1928 to 1931, London Tecumsehs from 1930 to 1931, Pittsburgh Yellowjackets from 1931 to 1932, Toronto Maple Leafs from 1931 to 1932, Syracuse Stars from 1932 to 1935, Buffalo Bisons from 1934 to 1936, and the Rochester Cardinals from 1935 to 1936. Miller retired from playing hockey in 1936. On June 20, 1936, Miller was found dead in a field in Regina, Saskatchewan, at the age of 30. One of the most mysterious NHL hockey player deaths, no foul play was involved but no exact cause of death was ever released.[2]

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