In 1953-54 Moore became a full-time member of the Montreal Canadiens. Age 84 years (age at death) old. "The high-sticking, cross-checking, elbowing and roughing was relentless and I'm not ashamed to admit that on certain occasions, Dickie wore me down.
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NHL.com is the official web site of the National Hockey League. His list of injuries included a twice-broken collarbone, shredded cartilage in both knees and shoulders that saw the scalpel more than once. WHA hat tricks courtesy Scott Surgent.
The only second opinion he needed was his own; it stayed, happily for the Toronto Maple Leafs, who claimed him in the NHL Intra-League Draft in June 1964 for $20,000. Ice Hockey Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community.
In 1974, Dickie Moore was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. What would you rather be, good or lucky? All Rights Reserved. Join our linker program. Dickie Moore passed away Saturday at 84. From their sometimes vicious battles as junior opponents to their NHL championships together in Montreal, and then through their retirement years in business, on the banquet circuit and as stately Canadiens ambassadors, Moore and Beliveau were as close as brothers. Assistant Editor, Encyclopaedia Britannica. We only use official stats. Let us know if you have suggestions to improve this article (requires login). Moore retired after the 1962-63 season but then made a comeback in 1964-65 with the Toronto Maple Leafs. He set a record for most points in a season with 96 in 1958-59. Until cancer claimed him on Dec. 19, 2015, Moore loved a life that had dealt him many hardships, including the tragic loss of a son, Richard Jr., at age 16. Position: LW • Shoots: Left 5-10, 168lb (178cm, 76kg) Born: January 6, 1931 in Montreal, Quebec ca.
Dickie Moore (Ice Hockey) is a Canadian famous celebrity, who was born on 6 January, 1931 in Montreal, QC, CAN. Off the ice, Dickie Moore was one of the greatest gentlemen in hockey, always having time for fans and, as he became hugely successful in business, for those in need. If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices. Bienvenue! Moore's League-leading 96 points in 1958-59 represented an NHL record that stood for seven years.
He was good.". Any other third party trademarks or copyrights are the property of their respective owners. And it was this bulldog tenacity that made Moore one of the unsung superstars of his day, a brilliant two-way forward who was a key member of six Stanley Cup champions during his time in Montreal (1951-63) and winner of the Art Ross Trophy in 1957-58 and 1958-59 as the NHL's leading scorer. Their bond would be unbreakable. English website . His insides torn out, Moore was still heartbroken, even numb, a week after Beliveau's death when he stood to deliver his eulogy: "Elise, Jean was so lucky to have you on his team beside him and supporting him through all the years," he said.
Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. Ultimately, Moore beat Henri Richard by four points to win the scoring title, not missing a game.
Moore retired again in the spring of 1965 but two years later he was back in the newly expanded NHL to finish his career, playing 45 games for coach Scotty Bowman's St. Louis Blues in 1967-68.
Performance & security by Cloudflare, Please complete the security check to access. In appreciation of Canadiens' legend Dickie Moore, Red Fisher: Remembering great friend and Canadiens' legend Dickie Moore, Log in or go premium to post and read comments. Growing up in the working-class north end of Montreal, he broke his leg when he was struck by a car. All rights reserved.
Omissions? Beliveau was a constant companion during his hospitalization and rehabilitation, their unshakable friendship having taken root when they were teammates. Dickie Moore. Complete player biography and stats. Your IP: 184.108.40.206 Moore won a coin toss to sign for $1,000 more than coach/general manager Punch Imlach was offering.
But in uniform, you'd be hard-pressed to find a more ferocious competitor than this fire-breathing left wing, a legend with the Montreal Canadiens of the 1950s and '60s.
Cloudflare Ray ID: 5e41dd2799acc37c "(Toronto) sportswriter Red Burnett wrote that it was an expensive goal, so I got mad," Moore said later with a grin. You may need to download version 2.0 now from the Chrome Web Store. Site français . Scout’s Roundtable: EliteProspects’ Favourite Picks From the... Grading Every Team’s Performance at the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Moore was devastated by Beliveau's death on Dec. 2, 2014. Site français . Moore got his start in junior hockey in 1947, playing on Montreal teams that won the junior hockey championship twice. With a splintered wrist he was still able to play, but he would do so only with the approval of his linemates and coach Toe Blake, fearing that he was hampering the Art Ross chase of his center, Henri Richard. Bienvenue! Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? But once Moore got back up, which he never failed to do, he won consecutive Memorial Cup championships, first in 1949 with the Montreal Royals, then the following year with the Junior Canadiens. Dave Stubbs.
In 1998, he was ranked number 31 on the List of 100 greatest hockey players by The Hockey News. He then split his time between the Montreal Royals of the Quebec Senior Hockey League (Major), the Buffalo Bisons and the Montreal Canadiens for several seasons. He would go on to forge a career that would see him win six Stanley Cup titles, including the Canadiens' unprecedented five straight from 1956-60, and consecutive Art Ross trophies.
Completing the CAPTCHA proves you are a human and gives you temporary access to the web property. Hall of Fame goaltender Glenn Hall, a teammate with the Blues, has said the competitive fires burned as hot in Moore in the twilight of his career as they had a decade and a half earlier.