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BREAKING: Former Top-10 Pick Tragically Passes Away

Published March 4, 2024 at 7:25 PM
BY GRAHAM MONTGOMERY
The hockey world is mourning the loss of a legend today.

Former Top-Ten Pick Passes Away



Former NHL left winger Tim Ecclestone sadly passed away yesterday at the age of 76. Since then, the hockey world has mourned his passing, with many organizations making posts about him on social media. This includes the Toronto Maple Leafs, whom Ecclestone played 51 games for in his career.


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Ecclestone was drafted 9th overall in the 1964 entry draft by the New York Rangers. He would go on to play in 692 career games, split between four teams. He also served as a coach for the Atlanta Flames between 1977-1980.

Ecclestone played 692 games in the NHL from 1967-1978 with the St. Louis Blues, Detroit Red Wings, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Atlanta Flames, and registered 126 goals and 359 points in that span.


Tim will be missed. The Markerzone family would like to send out condolences to Tim and his family.

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