Syl Apps, against all five Chicago Black Hawks. Apps was a strong athlete, six feet tall, weighing 185 pounds, and won the gold medal at the 1934 British Empire Games.
In the pole vault competition. Two years later he represented Canada at the 1936 Olympics. Where he placed sixth in the pole vault event. After watching him play football.
Signed Apps to play hockey with the Toronto Maple Leafs. With the Toronto Maple Leafs for his entire professional hockey career. He was the winner of the first Calder Trophy.
Apps served as the Maple Leafs. During the first National Hockey League All-Star Game. October 13, 1947, at Maple Leaf Gardens. He also played for an all-star team competing in Montreal.
Apps was in the prime of his career when he joined the Canadian Army during World War II at the end of the 1943 season. Apps retired from the NHL at the age of 33 and took a marketing job with the Simpson's.
At the same time, he also served as the Ontario Athletic Commissioner. Charles Joseph Sylvanus "Syl" Apps.
While still playing hockey, Apps ran for parliament in the 1940 federal election. He was a candidate in the riding of Brant.For the National Government Party. But lost to incumbent George Ernest Wood. Of the Liberals by 138 votes. Apps was a Progressive Conservative. Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.
He represented the riding of Kingston. From 1963 to 1967 and Kingston and the Islands. He served as the Minister of Correctional Services from 1971 to 1974. On that morning, Apps was lying down in bed when he was struck with chest pains and fell unconscious.
He was rushed to the Kingston General Hospital. Apps was buried in Mountview Cemetery in Cambridge, Ontario. After his death, the Maple Leafs honoured his jersey number and George Armstrong. S number, who both wore the number 10. Their numbers were not retired, as the Maple Leafs have a policy.Of only retiring numbers for players "who have made a significant contribution to the Toronto Maple Leaf Hockey Club and have experienced a career-ending incident while a member of the Maple Leaf team". In 1975 he was elected to Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. And two years later Apps was made a Member of the Order of Canada.
Several institutions are named for him, including the Syl and Molly Apps Research Centre in Kingston, Ontario. And the Syl Apps Youth Centre in Oakville, Ontario. The sports arena in his home town of Paris is named the Syl Apps Community Centre. In 1997, Syl Apps was inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame. Unveiled by the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame.On January 13, 1998, the Syl Apps Award is emblematic of Ontario's Athlete of the Year. Included Apps in a series. His son Syl Apps, Jr.
Also played in the NHL. Won the Gold medal in the 2006 Winter Olympics.And the 2014 Winter Olympics. For Canada's Women's Ice Hockey Team, and his grandson Syl Apps III. Was a college hockey star at Princeton University. And played four years in the minor leagues. His grandson Darren Barber won a gold medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics in the Men's 8 in rowing. Selected to the NHL Second All-Star Team. Selected to the NHL First All-Star Team. Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. In 1998, he was ranked number 33 on The Hockey News. List of the 100 Greatest Hockey Players. Toronto Maple Leafs captain 1945. Rookie of the Year Mike Karakas.
Winner of the Calder Trophy. Winner of the Lady Byng Trophy. MPP for Kingston and the Islands.
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