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Bill Tobin (ice hockey)

Bill Tobin (born May 20, 1895 in Ottawa, Ontario - May 8, 1963) is a former Canadian ice hockey player, executive and head coach. He was president of the Chicago Black Hawks from the team's inception in 1926 until 1954. For the last ten of those years (1944–1954), he was also nominally the team's owner. However, he was actually a puppet for Detroit Red Wings owner James E. Norris, who had helped Tobin put together a syndicate to buy the team from the estate of founding Black Hawks owner Frederic McLaughlin. Ironically, Norris had been the Black Hawks' landlord since 1936, when he bought Chicago Stadium.

Tobin was head coach of the Black Hawks for two seasons, 1929–30 and 1931–32. He was included on the Stanley Cup team picture with Chicago as executive in 1934 and 1938. However, his name was only included on the Cup in 1938.

Coaching record

Team Year Regular season Post season
G W L T Pts Division rank Result
CHI 1929–30 23 11 10 2 24 2nd in American Lost in first round
CHI 1931–32 48 18 19 11 47 2nd in American Lost in first round
Total 71 29 29 13 71
Preceded by
Frederic McLaughlin
General Manager of the Chicago Black Hawks
1942-54
Succeeded by
Tommy Ivan
Preceded by
Tom Shaughnessy
Dick Irvin
Head coach of the Chicago Black Hawks
1930
1931-32
Succeeded by
Dick Irvin
Emil Iverson

External links

  • The Internet Hockey Database


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