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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on January 18th, 2017

Armstrong was the 1st Indigenous Hockey player to be made a "Honorary Chief"

Armstrong whose mother was Algonquin (his father was Irish) was with the Toronto Marlboros after winning the 1950 Allan Cup championship and he visited the Stoney Mountain Tribe reservation (Stoney Nakoda) in Morley, Alberta when "Chief Mountain Lion" bestowed upon Armstrong the title of “Big Chief Shoot-the-Puck” in June, 1950.

Photo was in The Hockey News June 15, 1950

Sourced from www.sihrhockey.org.

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