|Hockey Hall of Fame , 1974|
|Date of birth||20th November 1900|
|place of birth||Yonkers , New York , USA|
|date of death||December 30, 1950|
|1918-1919||Parkdale Canoe Club|
|1919-1920||Toronto Canoe Club|
|1920-1922||Toronto Aura Lee|
|1925-1932||New York Americans|
|1933||Chicago Black Hawks|
William "Billy" Burch (born November 20, 1900 in Yonkers , New York ; † December 30, 1950 ) was an American ice hockey player who worked for the Hamilton Tigers , New York Americans , Chicago Black Hawks and Boston Bruins from 1922 to 1933 played in the National Hockey League .
Billy Burch is often referred to as one of the first Americans to establish himself as a player in the NHL. Billy moved to Toronto at a young age and learned to play ice hockey there. He played football with Lionel Conacher and won the Ontario Union Champion title. As a youngster, he also won the Canadian junior title in ice hockey and played here again with Lionel Conacher and Roy Worters, who are also both in the Hockey Hall of Fame . He had his strongest time with the Hamilton Tigers , but that it was also his most successful was prevented by a strike by the team in the 1924/25 season , in which the Tigers did not make the NHL final and Billy had a good chance at his only one Stanley Cup passed.
In 1974 he was honored with the induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame .
Achievements and Awards
- 1920 Memorial Cup win with the Toronto Canoe Club Paddlers
- 1925 Hart Memorial Trophy
- 1927 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
- Billy Burch in the database of the Hockey Hall of Fame (English)
- Billy Burch at hockeydb.com (English)
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Burch, William|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American ice hockey player|
|DATE OF BIRTH||20th November 1900|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Yonkers , New York|
|DATE OF DEATH||December 30, 1950|