Kenny Wharram, Canadian ice hockey player, Died at 83


Kenneth Malcolm Wharram was born on July 2, 1933, and died on January 10, 2017.

He was a retired professional ice hockey right winger.

Wharram played 14 seasons in the National Hockey League, all with the Chicago Black Hawks. He won a Stanley Cup in 1961.

He started his hockey career with his hometown team the North Bay Black Hawks in 1949 before switching the next season to the Galt Black Hawks for whom he played three seasons.

Wharram played one match for the Galt team’s parent club the Chicago Black Hawks in 1951 before returning for another season to Galt.

Wharram played 29 matches for the Hawks in 1953–54 but spent an equal amount of time at the Quebec Aces in the Quebec Hockey League before joining the American Hockey League Buffalo Bisons in 1954.

He was trained by Bisons’ coach Harry Watson he enjoyed four productive seasons, made the AHL’s second all star team in 1955, and returned to Chicago to stay in 1958.

Kenny Wharram was inducted to the North Bay Hall of Fame in 1980.

Kenny Wharram passed away at 83 years old.