Pete Backor

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CanadaCanada  Pete Backor Ice hockey player
Date of birth April 29, 1919
place of birth Fort William , Ontario , Canada
date of death June 30, 1988
size 183 cm
Weight 86 kg
position defender
Shot hand Left
Career stations
1938-1939 Fort William forts
1939-1944 St. Catharines Saints
1944-1945 Toronto Maple Leafs
1945-1954 Pittsburgh Hornets
1954-1955 Sault Ste. Marie Indians

Pete Backor (born April 29, 1919 in Fort William , Ontario , † June 30, 1988 ) was a Canadian ice hockey player and coach who played for the Toronto Maple Leafs in the National Hockey League from 1944 to 1945 .


Pete Backor began his career as a hockey player with the St. Catharines Saints, for whom he played from 1939 to 1944 in the Ontario Hockey Association . He was then signed by the Toronto Maple Leafs from the National Hockey League , with whom he won the prestigious Stanley Cup in his only NHL season in the 1944/45 season . After he began the 1946/47 season with the Hollywood Wolves from the Pacific Coast Hockey League , he played until 1954 for the Pittsburgh Hornets from the American Hockey League with whom he won the Calder Cup in 1952 . During this time he was appointed to the AHL First All-Star Team five times. From 1954 to 1956 Backor played for Sault Ste. Marie Indians in the Northern Ontario Hockey Association, where he ended his career as a player. In the first of his two seasons with the Indians, Backor acted as player-coach for the entire season.

Achievements and Awards

NHL statistics

Seasons Games Gates Assists Points Penalty minutes
Regular season 1 36 4th 5 9 6th
Playoffs - - - - - -

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