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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on April 25th, 2022

Rudolph Joseph "Rudy" Migay - Born November 18, 1928 in Fort William, Ontario – Died January 16, 2016 in Thunder Bay, Ontario was a Canadian ice Hockey centre, coach and scout.

- Memorial Cup Champion 1947 with Toronto St. Michael's Majors and 1948 with Port Arthur Bruins.
- Calder Cup Champion 1952 with Pittsburgh Hornets.
Calder Cup finalist 1951 with Pittsburgh Hornets and 1960 with Rochester Americans.
1959 Les Cunningham Award Winner as American Hockey League MVP (co-winner with Bill Hicke).

Migay made his NHL debut with the Toronto Maple Leafs on December 1, 1949 vs Detroit Red Wings at Maple Leaf Gardens in a 2-0 Detroit win.

Migay scored his 1st NHL goal vs Frank Brimsek of the Chicago Black Hawks on January 4, 1960 at 11:40 of the 1st period at Maple Leaf Gardens in a 4-4 tie.

After retiring as a player and coach, Migay joined the Buffalo Sabres as a scout from 1979-80 to 2001-02 and is credited with drafting Dave Andreychuk, Tom Barrasso, Phil Housley, Alexander Mogilny, Darren Puppa and more into the Sabres organization.

Rudy Migay was inducted into the Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame in 1990.

Rudy Migay was inducted into the Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame in 2004.


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