Bill Dineen, Canadian ice hockey player, Died at 84


William Patrick “Foxy” Dineen was born on September 18, 1932, and died on December 10, 2016.

He was a Canadian professional ice hockey player and head coach.

During his career, he was traded for Bob Bailey on three separate occasions.

Dineen started his career by playing 2 seasons for the St. Michael’s Majors of the OHL.

Dineen spent 5 years playing for the Detroit Red Wings from 1954-1958.

Bill Dineen won 2 Stanley Cups with the team in 1954 and 1955.

Later, he played briefly for the Chicago Black Hawks.

However, since 1958 he spent the rest of his playing career in the minor leagues with various teams including the Buffalo Bisons, Cleveland Barons, Rochester Americans, Quebec Aces, Seattle Totems, and the Denver Spurs.

Following his retirement as a player, Dineen went into coaching.

His 3 son was also players.

William Patrick “Foxy” Dineen passed away at 84 years old.