Tommy Ivan Biography

Tommy Ivan

Age: 88

Chicago Blackhawks vice president and former general manager; coached the Detroit Red Wings for seven seasons beginning in 1947 and led them to three Stanley Cup championships in 1950, 52 & 54; served as Chicago's GM for 25 years, bringing stars like Bobby Hull, Stan Mikita and Glenn Hall to the Blackhawks; inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame in 1974; won Lester Patrick Award for outstanding service to hockey in the United States in 1975; won King Clancy Memorial Award for long and continued service to hockey in 1994.

Died: Lake Forest, Ill., June 24, 1999

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