Jack Stewart (ice hockey)

Jack Stewart (ice hockey)

John Sherratt "Black Jack" Stewart (May 6, 1917, in Pilot Mound, Manitoba, CanadaMay 25, 1983) was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played for the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Black Hawks.

Black Jack was one of the key members of the 1943 Red Wing Stanley Cup victory. He also played for the Wings' 1950 Cup Champions, and then served two seasons as the Black Hawks' team captain before he retired.

Stewart was one of the hardest hitters and most courageous players in the NHL during his playing days. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1964. In 1998, he was ranked number 97 on "The Hockey News"' list of the 100 Greatest Hockey Players.

He died May 25, 1983, of stomach cancer.

Awards and achievements

*NHL First All-Star Team Defense (1943, 1948, & 1949)
*Stanley Cup Championships (1943 & 1950)
*NHL Second All-Star Team Defense (1946 & 1947)
*Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1964
*Inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in 1997
*Selected to Manitoba's All-Century First All-Star Team
*“Honoured Member” of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
*In 1998, he was ranked number 97 on "The Hockey News"' list of the 100 Greatest Hockey Players

External links

*hockeydb|5192|Jack Stewart
* [http://www.halloffame.mb.ca/honoured/1997/jStewart.htm Jack Stewart’s biography] at [http://www.halloffame.mb.ca/ Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum]
* [http://www.mbhockeyhalloffame.ca/honoured/players.html?category=7&id=29 Jack Stewart's biography] at [http://www.mbhockeyhalloffame.ca/index.html Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame]

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