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Ernest Leslie Dickens (Born June 25, 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, died September 27, 1985) was a National Hockey League (NHL) defenceman.

He played junior with three different Manitoba Junior Hockey League teams - the Winnipeg Rangers, St. James Canadians, and Winnipeg Monarchs. In 1940 he transferred to the junior and senior Toronto Marlboros.

Dickens turned pro with the Providence Reds of the American Hockey League in 1941-42. The Toronto Maple Leafs called him up late in the season. He played with them through the playoffs and won the Stanley Cup.

World War II then put his pro career on hold. He played for the senior Toronto RCAF Flyers team in 1942-43 and 1943-44.

In 1945-46 he rejoined the Leafs for 15 games but spent most of his time in the minors with the Pittsburgh Hornets. Oner of the players involved in the Max Bentley trade, he joined the Chicago Blackhawks in the middle of the 1947-48 season. Dickens would be a Chicago regular until 1951.

He played one season for the Calgary Stampeders and then retired in 1952.

Awards & Achievements

External links

  • Ernie Dickens's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
  • Ernie Dickens's biography at Legends of Hockey
  • Ernie Dickens's biography at Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Picture of Ernie Dickens Name on the 1942 Stanley Cup Plaque
  • Official Team Portrait of Ernie Dickens with the Toronto Maple Leafs

This article uses material from the "Ernie Dickens" article on the Ice Hockey wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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