Saturday, April 3, 2010

DEATH: LAUDAS JOSEPH "DUKE" DUTKOWSKI


LAUDAS JOSEPH “DUKE” DUTKOWSKI - Born: August 30, 1900 and Died: September 26, 1976 - Professional Hockey Player.

A native of Regina, Saskatchewan, played with the Regina Patricia Junior Hockey team from 1917-18 to 1919-20, and Coached the team in 1920-21. He played for the Chicago Blackhawks from 1926 to 1927, and from 1929 to 1931, and the New York Americans from 1930 to 1931, and from 1932 to 1934.

Originally going by the name Dutkowski, he dropped the 'T' from his name. After his hockey days he ran a hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, where he passed away at the age of 76.

Burial: Capilano View Cemetery, West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada