Elmer Lach Signed Photo-Montreal Canadiens Carry Off Celebration 8×10
This hand signed Elmer Lach Montreal Canadiens Carry Off Celebration 8×10 Photo has been personally autographed by Mr. Lach. Included with your purchase is a Certificate of Authenticity from A J Sportsworld.
Learn More about Elmer Lach:
Elmer Lach was a great centre that played 14 seasons in the NHL all of which were with the Montreal Canadiens. Lach joined the NHL in 1940 and retired in 1954. He was part of the high scoring “Punch line” alongside wingers Maurice Richard and Toe Black and he led the NHL in scoring twice. In 1945, Elmer Lach was rewarded with the Hart Memorial Trophy as the league’s Most Valuable Player. Lach also was the first recipient of the Art Ross Trophy given to the player with the most points at the end of the regular season. Lach won the Stanley Cup three times with the Canadiens.
Elmer Lach was a gifted player that had superior speed and passing ability. He was a tough competitor that wasn’t afraid to fight for the puck. Although he sustained many injuries through his career, he often tried to hide it to stay in the game.
Lach retired after the 1953-1954 season as the league’s all-time leading scorer, having played 664 regular season games, scoring 215 goals and 408 assists for 623 points. After retirement Elmer Lach coached the Montreal Junior Canadiens and the Montreal Royals for two seasons. Elmer Lach was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1966 and his number 16 was retired a second time by the Canadiens (the first time it was retired for Henri Richard). In 2017 before the Winter Classic, Elmer Lach was part of the first group of players to be named one of the “100 Greatest Players in NHL history”.
Own a piece of hockey history with a Elmer Lach Montreal Canadiens Autographed Carry Off Celebration 8×10 Photo!