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Bill Deacon

Full name: Maxwell Arnold "Bill" Deacon
Gender: Male
Born: March 22, 1910 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Died: April 29, 1970
Affiliations: Port Arthur Bear Cats, Port Arthur (CAN)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Maxwell Arnold “Bill” Deacon attended the 1936 Winter Olympics as a member of the Canadian ice hockey delegation that ended up winning the silver medal. He got his start as a forward in 1927 with the Fort William Forts of the Manitoba Thunder Bay Hockey League and played in the various incarnations of the Thunder Bay Hockey League at the junior and senior levels through 1936. He suited upr with the Port Arthur Hockey Club from 1931-1933 and the Bearcats from 1934-1936, and appeared in four games at the Olympic tournament, although he scored no goals. After the Olympics, he played amateur ice hockey for five more seasons in Ontario, two with the Falconbridge Falcons and another three with the Geraldton Gold Miners. He later worked as a hockey coach, coaching minor league hockey in Hornepayne, Ontario in the 1950s and 1960s. As a member of his Olympic team, he was inducted into the Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame in 1987.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Winter 25 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Canada CAN 2 Silver

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1936 Winter 25 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Canada CAN Final Standings 2 1936-02-06 0 1 0
1936 Winter 25 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Canada CAN Final Round Match #2 1 1936-02-15 CAN 7, TCH 0 0 1 0
1936 Winter 25 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Canada CAN Final Round Match #4 1 1936-02-16 CAN 1, USA 0 0 0 0
1936 Winter 25 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Canada CAN Group A Match #1 1 1936-02-06 CAN 8, POL 1 0 0 0
1936 Winter 25 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Canada CAN Group A Match #5 1 1936-02-08 CAN 5, AUT 2 0 0 0
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