Rudy Migay, Canadian ice hockey, Died at 87

Rudolph Joseph Migay was born on November 18, 1928, and died on January 16, 2016.

He was a Canadian ice hockey forward.

He went pro in 1948.

Rudy stayed three years with Pittsburgh’s American Hockey League club before joining the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs for a seven-year tenure.

Thereafter, he spent a few years in Rochester and later two seasons in Denver.

His two knees considerably weakened by numerous collisions, he diverted into coaching with the Tulsa Oilers in the Central Hockey League and later other teams.

Teams he coached includes; Rochester Americans AHL 1962-1963, Tulsa Oilers CHL 1964-1965, Amarillo Wranglers CHL 1968-1969, Baltimore Clippers AHL 1969-1970, Amarillo Wranglers CHL 1970-1971 and The Wranglers were a farm team for the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins.

Rudy Migay passed away at 87 yrs old.