Bill Benson (ice hockey)

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Bill Benson
Born (1920-07-29)July 29, 1920
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Died February 8, 2012(2012-02-08) (aged 91)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for New York/Brooklyn Americans
Playing career 1937–1950

William Lloyd Benson (July 29, 1920 – February 8, 2012) was a Canadian professional ice hockey centreman who played 2 NHL seasons with the New York/Brooklyn Americans. He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

He was the last surviving former player of the New York Americans.

Awards and achievements

External links

  • Biographical information and career statistics from Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database
  • Bill Benson's obituary


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