Inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame in 1993, NHL legend Andy Bathgate passed away on February 26, 2016 at the age of 83. The former NHL All-Star played 17 seasons with New York, Toronto, Detroit and Pittsburgh and won the Hart Trophy as the league MVP in 1958-59 with the Rangers. Bathgate also won a Memorial Cup in 1952 with Guelph. Bathgate won a Stanley Cup with the Maple Leafs in 1964 scoring the game-winning goal in the deciding seventh game. Upon retiring Bathgate ran a golf course in Ontario for decades.
Our condolences go out to the Bathgate family and the entire hockey and golf communities on their loss.