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George Armstrong, Dead at 90

"The Chief" George Armstrong played for the Toronto Maple Leafs for twenty-one seasons and served as the team's captain for eleven of them, the longest such tenure in Leafs' history.

He played in seven all-star games and won four Stanley Cups with the Leafs, scoring an empty net goal in game six of the 1967 Stanley Cup playoffs to clinch the Cup victory over the Montreal Canadiens.

Armstrong coached 47 games for the Leafs in the 1988-89 season, taking over for John Brophy. He won 17 of them.

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