Benny Grant

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Benny Grant
Born (1908-07-14)July 14, 1908
Owen Sound, ON, CAN
Died July 30, 1991(1991-07-30) (aged 83)
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Toronto Maple Leafs
New York Americans
Boston Bruins
Playing career 1928–1944

Benny Cameron Grant (July 14, 1908 – July 30, 1991) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaliie who played 52 games in the National Hockey League for the New York Americans, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Boston Bruins. Benny Grant was a junior star with the hometown Owen Sound Greys of the OHA. In 1927, Benny Grant was a member of the winning Memorial Cup team ( 1927 Owen Sound Greys).

Grant found his niche in the newly created American Hockey League in 1936-37 where he starred for the Springfield Indians. In 1940-41 he moved on to the St. Paul Saints of the AHA and was named to the league's first all-star team after posting a 1.94 goals against average the next year. After sitting out the 1942-43 season he returned to play 20 games for the Maple Leafs who were dealing with the loss of Turk Broda to military service.

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