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Former Buffalo Sabre Eddie Shack dies at age 83

Former Buffalo Sabre Eddie Shack dies at age 83
Posted at 1:51 AM, Jul 27, 2020

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — One of the most entertaining NHLers of the 1960s and 1970s died over the weekend.

Eddie Shack who was part of the original Sabres' 1970-71 roster died at age 83.

Shack most notably played for the Toronto Maple Leafs and helped them win four Stanley Cups in the 1960s.

He played over 1,000 games for six different teams, and was known for his flamboyant personality.

Shack played 111 games for the Sabres in the 1970-71 and 1971-72 seasons scoring 29 goals and adding 127 penalty minutes.