Dunc Fisher

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Dunc Fisher
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Fisher with the 1946–47 Regina Pats
Born(1927-08-30)August 30, 1927
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died September 22, 2017(2017-09-22) (aged 90)
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for New York Rangers
Boston Bruins
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 19431960

Duncan Robert Fisher (August 30, 1927 September 22, 2017) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played 275 games in the National Hockey League from 1947 to 1953 and again in 1958 to 1959. [1] He played for the New York Rangers, Boston Bruins, and Detroit Red Wings.

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From 1946 to 1947 he played with the Regina Pats and Regina Capitals, 1950 to 1951 with St. Paul Saints and from 1952-1953 as well as 1956-1960 with Hershey Bears and played on the Conference Championships and Calder Cup Finals. From 1962 to 1964 he was coach with the Regina St. Pats. After retiring from hockey Fisher remained in Regina to work in sales with Staseson Decorating and International Paints and then worked at the City of Regina as manager of the Lawson Aquatic Centre and later managing the city's aquatics where he retired. Fisher died in the city in 2017. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Dunc Fisher's obituary". Archived from the original on 2017-09-25. Retrieved 2017-09-25.