Hockey Gods

SIMILAR IMAGES

Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb

IMAGE INFORMATION

Edit
Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on April 8th, 2018

Ralph Clayton "Russ" Kopak - Born April 26, 1924 in Edmonton, Alberta – Died November 25, 1998 in Kirkland, Washington was a professional ice Hockey center.

Kopak played his junior Hockey with the Regina Abbotts of SJHL. In 1943-44 he scored 44 points in 19 games for the Boston Bruins EAHL farm club, the Olympics. He was called up to the NHL and scored 7 goals, 16 points in 24 games for the Bruins. His stellar performance in half a season in the EAHL earned him selection to the league's second all-star team. The next year he starred for the Olympics with 41 goals in as many games and earned another placement on the second all-star team. His outstanding play, scoring 15 goals, 10 assists in 10 playoff games, helped bring the Eastern Amateur Hockey League /EAHL championship to Boston that year.

Beginning in 1945-46 Kopak played four years in the USHL with the Fort Worth Rangers. He scored 192 points and was a valuable team leader.

Kopak retired in 1950 after playing a season with Seattle and Victoria of the PCHL.

0 COMMENTS

No comments have been made yet.

LEAVE A COMMENT

Please login to comment. Click here to sign up. It's quick, easy and free!