Frank Calder

Induction Year: 1947 Builder

Born in 1877; secretary of old National Hockey Association and became president of the newly formed National Hockey League in 1917; his astute guidance gave the N.H.L. the stature it now enjoys; to commemorate his years of service, the Calder Trophy (later the Calder Memorial Trophy) was presented; died in 1943; elected in 1947.

President of NHL in 1917,Named Calder Memorial Trophy after him.

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