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Beach, George (1926- ) 
A picture from a Sweden v Wembley game in 1951
Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Centre. Attended Chicago Blackhawks training camp in 1947 before playing in England for the 1947-48 season. During his career in England he amassed 1,334 points (608+726).
International Career :
Coached Great Britain 1975-76 in the Danish Pondus Cup and the 1976 World Championship Pool C.
Club Career : Played for Wembley Lions & Wembley Monarchs 1947-54. Coached and played in Europe 1954-59. Played for Wembley Lions & Southampton Vikings 1959-68.
Honours : Elected to the British Hall of Fame in 1989.
Beast of New Haven
See New Haven, Beast of
Beaton, Alexander Francis 'Frank' (1953- )
Born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. Left-wing. Known as 'Frank' and nicknamed 'Seldom'. See the Unusual
Club Career : Played for Windsor Spitfires 1972-73, Flint Generals 1973-75, Hampton Gulls & Cincinnati Stingers 1975-76, Hampton Gulls & Edmonton Oilers 1976-77, Hampton Gulls & Birmingham Bulls 1977-78, New Haven Nighthawks & New York Rangers 1978-80, New Haven Nighthawks & Birmingham Bulls 1980-81, Indianapolis Checkers 1981-82 and Birmingham South Stars 1982-83.
Beaton, Jim (- )
Born in Winchester, Massachusetts, USA. Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for Mohawk Valley Stars 1982-84, Mohawk Valley Stars & Kalamazoo Wings & Toledo Goaldiggers & Indianapolis Checkers & Salt Lake Golden Eagles 1984-85 and Mohawk Valley Comets 1985-86.
Beaton, Joe (1908-1965)
Born Lourdes (or Stellarton), Nova Scotia, Canada. Centre. He moved to London in 1934 to join the newly formed Richmond Hawks. At the time he retired, due to injury, in the Spring of 1947 Joe Beaton was the leading all-time scorer in the English National League with 308 points (179 + 129). After retiring he went on to a successful business career. In pre-war Britain he featured on a cigarette card. A quite unassuming teetotaler who rarely collected a penalty
Club Career : Played for Charlottetown Islanders 1932-34, Richmond Hawks 1934-37, Harringay Greyhounds 1937-40 and Wembley Lions 1946-47.
Medals : Won the English National League 1939-40.
Honours :
Elected to the British Hall of Fame in 1950.
Maritime Senior League MVP 1932-33.
English National League Leading Points Scorer 1935-36 & 1939-40.
Maritime Senior League All-Star A Team 1932-33.
English National League All-Star B Team 1935-36.
English National League All-Star A Team 1937-38 & 1939-40.
Captain of Richmond Hawks 1935-36.
Beattie, John 'Red' (1907-1990)
Born in Ibstock, Leicestershire, England. Left-wing.
Club Career : Played for Edmonton Superiors 1925-28.
Honours : Captain of the Edmonton Superiors 1930-31.
Beauce Jaros
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Québec, Canada. For the 1975-76 season they were known as Quebec Beauce Les Jaros. Played in the North American Hockey League 1975-77. Folded on the 22nd December 1976.
Home ice :
Team colours : 
Affiliations have included : Montreal Canadiens 1975-76
General manager :
Pierre Aklil 1975-76
Head coach :
Marc Picard 1975-76
Honours :
Won the North American Hockey League 1975-76.
Beauchamp, Sylvain (- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for France in the 1989, 1990 & 1991 World Championships (Pool B).
Medals : Won World Championships (Pool B) bronze in 1989 & 1991.
Beauchemin, Francois (1980- )
Born in Sorel, Quebec, Canada. Defenceman. Montreal Canadiens 3rd pick (75th Overall) in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.
Club Career : Played for Quebec Citadelles 2000-01, Quebec Citadelles & Mississippi Sea Wolves 2001-02, Montreal Canadiens (one game) & Hamilton Bulldogs 2002-03, Hamilton Bulldogs 2003-04, Syracuse Crunch 2004-05, Columbus Blue Jackets & Anaheim Mighty Ducks 2005-06 and Anaheim Ducks 2006- .
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 2007.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 23 24 36
Beaudoin, Yves (1965- )
Born in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Quebec, Canada. Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) 1984-85.
Club Career : Played for Binghamton Whalers 1985-88 (also eleven games for Washington Capitals), Innsbruck 1988-89 and Nottingham Panthers 1989-90.
Beaudro, Roxy (- )
Club Career : Played for Kenora.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1907.
Beaulieu, Andre (- )
Forward. Held the MIAC (Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) scoring record for 35 years - 234 points in his four years at Saint Mary's. Currently a scout for the New York Rangers.
International Career : Coached Team USA (assistant) and Team USA (Junior).
Club Career (playing) :
Played for Muskegon Zephyrs 1960-62, Trois Rivieres Lions 1962-63 and Shawinigan Cataracts 1963-65.
Club Career (coaching) :
Coached Minnesota North Stars 1975-77 (assistant), Minnesota North Stars 1977-78, Sioux City Musketeers 1978-79, Richmond Rifles 1979-80 and New York Rangers (assistant) & Richmond Rifles 1980-81. Also coached Minnesota Junior Stars.
Club Career (managing) : General Manager of Sioux City Musketeers 1978-79, Richmond Rifles 1979-81 and Minnesota Junior Stars.
Beauport Harfangs
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Beauport, Québec, Canada. Founded in 1990. Harfangs = Snow Owls. Played in the QMJHL for 1990-97. Name changed to Québec Remparts after the 1996-97 season.
Home ice : Marcel Bedard Sports Centre
Team Colours : orange & white
General manager :
Head coach : Alain Chainey 1990-92, Alain Chainey & Joe Hardy 1992-93, Joe Canale 1993-95, Joe Canale & Alain Vigneault 1995-96, Alain Vigneault 1996-97
Team captain :
Bechard, Kelly (1978- )
Born in Canada. Forward.
International Career : Played for Canada (Women) in the 2001 World Championships (Women) and the 2002 Olympics (Women).
Club Career : Played for Oval X-Treme.
Medals : Won Olympic (Women) gold in 2002.
Won World Championship (Women) gold in 2001.
Beck, Barry (1957- ) 
Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Defenceman. Colorado Rockies 1st pick (2nd overall) in the 1977 NHL Amateur Draft (he was Colorado Rockies first ever draft pick). Retired at the end of the 1985-86 season but put the skates back on in 1989 for a final season as an NHL player.
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1981 Canada Cup.
Club Career : Played for New Westminster Bruins 1974-77, Colorado Rockies 1977-79, Colorado Rockies & New York Rangers 1979-80, New York Rangers 1980-86 and Los Angeles Kings 1989-90.
Honours : Won the Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy in 1977.
NHL All-Star Roster 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981 & 1982.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 3 5 21
Becken, Alan (1964- )
Netminder.
International Career :
Played for Australia in the 2001-04 (Division II) World Championships.
Club Career : Played for Sydney Bears and West Sydney Ice Dogs.
Medals : Won World Championship Division II (Group A) bronze in 2004.
Beckett Hockey Monthly 
Magazine Cover image
Hockey card collectors magazine based in Dallas, Texas, USA. First published in September 1990 as the September/October issue of Beckett Hockey Magazine. After the second issue (November/December 1990) the magazine went to monthly publication.
Beckon, Dave (- ) 
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) 1979-80.
Bedard, Paul (- )
Club Career : Played for Ayr Bruins 1984-85.
Honours : BIHWA All-Star right-wing 1985.
Bednár, Vladimir (1948- )
Born in Beroun, Czechoslovakia. Defenceman. Very sound defensive defenceman. A serious eye injury ended his career and stopped him from amassing more games on the national team. Played for Czechoslovakia 65 times. 
International Career : Played for Czechoslovakia in the 1969, 1970 & 1971 World Championships and the 1972 Olympics.
Club Career :
Played for Skoda Plzen 1958-67, Dukla Jihlava 1967-69, Skoda Plzen 1969-82, Stjernen Fredrikstad 1982-83 and Karlovy Vary 1983-86.
Medals : Won World Championship gold in 1972.
Won Olympic bronze in 1972.
Won World Championship bronze in 1969 & 1970.
Beers, Edward Joseph 'Eddy' (1959- )
Born in Merritt, British Columbia, Canada. Left-wing. Suffered a career ending back injury in September 1986.
Club Career : Played for University of Denver Pioneers 1978-81, University of Denver Pioneers & Calgary Flames 1981-82, Colorado Flames & Calgary Flames 1982-83, Calgary Flames 1983-85 and Calgary Flames & St Louis Blues 1985-86.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 19 27
Beezer's Crease [web site]
This site, created by Thomas Johns, is dedicated to John Vanbiesbrouck. Contains photos, stats, polls and historical information on the player. 
"Before the Blade"
A book covering the history of the Buffalo Bisons by Tim Warchocki.
Begg, Gary (1941- )
Forward. A lawyer and engineer. A real-estate developer in Colorado, USA.
International Career :
Played for Canada in the 1964 Olympics and the 1964 World Championships.
Medals : Won World Championship bronze in 1964.
Bekboulatov, Vadim (1970- )
Born in Minsk, Belarus, USSR. Centre.
International Career : Played for Belarus in the 1994 World Championships Pool C, the 1996 & 1997 World Championships Pool B, the 1998 Olympics and in the 1998 & 1999 World Championships Pool A.
Club Career : Played for Dynamo Minsk 1990-94, Severstahl Cherepovets 1995-98 and HC Litvinov 1998-99.
Honours : World Championships Pool B All-Star Team 1997.
Belakovsky, Oleg (- )
Honours : Elected to the Russian Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 2004 (builder).
Belanger, Alain (1956- ) 
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) 1975-76.
Belanger, Ken (1974- )
Born in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada. Left-wing. Hartford Whalers 7th pick (153rd overall) in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft. Missed the majority of the 1999-00 season recovering from head injury suffered in November 1999. Missed the majority of the 2002-03 season and entire 2003-04 season recovering from a concussion suffered in November 2002. Retired after a handful of games in the 2005-06 season.
Club Career : Played for Ottawa 67's 1991-92, Ottawa 67's & Guelph Storm 1992-93, Guelph Storm 1993-94, St John's Maple Leafs & Toronto Maple Leafs (three games) 1994-95, St John's Maple Leafs & New York Islanders 1995-96, New York Islanders & Kentucky Thoroughblades 1996-97, New York Islanders 1997-98, New York Islanders & Boston Bruins 1998-99, Boston Bruins 1999-00, Boston Bruins & Providence Bruins 2000-01, Los Angeles Kings 2001-03, Adirondack Frostbite (one game) 2004-05 and Los Angeles Kings & Manchester Monarchs 2005-06.
Belanger, Mario (1965- )
Club Career : Played for Durham Wasps 1986-88, Basingstoke Beavers 1992-94, Nottingham Panthers 1994-95 and Telford Tigers & Guildford Flames 1995-96.
Honours :
BIHWA All-Star forward 1993.
Belarus - Men's National Team
See Belarus
Belavskis, Aleksandrs (1964- )
Centre.
International Career : Played for Latvia in the 1999 World Championships Pool A.
Belfast Eagles
Logo ©
Belfast, Northern Ireland. Played for two seasons - 1946-47 & 1950-51.
Home ice : King's Hall
Team colours : 
Belfast Giants [web site]
Logo © Belfast Giants
Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. Bob Zeller and Albert Maasland founded the Belfast Giants. Dave Whistle was appointed as the first head coach in April 2000. The team did not play in the 2000 Benson and Hedges Cup but joined the Superleague for the start of the 2000-01 season. Played in the Superleague 2000-03 and the Elite Ice Hockey League 2003- .
Home ice : Odyssey Arena
Team colours : 
(h) white, red & teal (a) teal, white & red
General manager :
John Elliott, John Elliott & Todd Kelman 2006-07, Todd Kelman 2007-
Head coach : Dave Whistle 2000-03, Rob Stewart 2003-04, Tony Hand 2004-05, Ed Courtenay 2005- 
Team captain : Jeff Hoad 2000-02, Paul Kruse 2002-03, Jason Ruff 2003-04, Shane Johnson 2004-05, George Awada 2005- 
All-time best players : 
Honours :
Won the Superleague 2001-02.
Won the British Championship in 2003.
Won the Elite League in 2005-06.
Retired jersey numbers : 
Belfast Goldwings
Logo ©
Dundonald, County Down, Northern Ireland. Play in the Scottish U21 League.
Home ice : Dundonald International Ice Bowl
Team colours : 
Belfour, Ed (1965- )
Born in Carman, Manitoba, Canada. Netminder.
International Career : Played for Team Canada 1989-90. Played for Canada in the 1991 Canada Cup and the 2002 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Chicago Blackhawks 1988-97, San Jose Sharks 1997, Dallas Stars 1997-02, Toronto Maple Leafs 2002-04, Toronto Maple Leafs 2005-06, Florida Panthers 2006-07 and Leksands IF 2007- .
Medals : Won Canada Cup gold in 1991.
Won the President’s Trophy 1991, 1998 & 1999.
Won the Stanley Cup in 1999.
Won Olympic gold in 2002.
Honours : Won the Calder Memorial Trophy 1991.
Won the William M Jennings Trophy 1991, 1993, 1995 & 1999 (with Roman Turek)
Won the Vezina Trophy 1991 & 1993.
Won the Trico Goaltender Award in 1990-91.
Won the Garry F Longman Memorial Trophy 1988 (with John Cullen)
NHL All-Star First Team 1990-91 & 1992-93
NHL All-Star Second Team 1994-95.
NHL All-Star Roster 1992, 1993, 1996 & 1998.
NHL North American All-Star Roster 1999.
IHL All-Star First Team 1987-88.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 20 30 31
Belgian Championship
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First contested in 1912.
Belgian Cup
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The Belgian Cup (Beker Van Belgie) was first contested in 1986.
"Belgie, 90 Jaar Ijshockey in"
Book Cover "KNAPp Olympia"
A book titled "90 Jaar Ijshockey in Belgie", written & published in 1995 by Jan Casteels, covering the history of ice hockey in Belgium for most of the 20th Century.
Belgium - Men's National Team
See Belgium
Belic, Sasa (1981- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Croatia in the 1999 World Championship Pool C.
Belitski, David 'Blitz' (1977- )
Born in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Goaltender. Drafted from the MTHL's Toronto Marlies in the 2nd round (of the OHL Priority Draft) by the Kitchener Rangers in 1993.
Club Career : Over a 4-year career playing Junior 'A' hockey in Kitchener (1993-97), "Blitz" played more games (212) and more minutes (11,354) than any goaltender in the history of the Ontario Hockey League. He now plays professional hockey in Germany (Nordhorn).
Honours : Ontario Hockey League All-Rookie Team in 1994.
Ontario Hockey League 3rd-Team All-Star in 1996.
Béliveau, Jean Arthur (1931- )

Born in Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada. After a couple of games for Montreal in the 1950-51 season, Béliveau decided to play for Québec Aces in the Québec Senior Hockey League - the so-called amateur league which was very strong in Canada at that time and in which the amateurs were sometimes highly paid. He stayed with Québec for two seasons, moving to Montreal for a handful of games at the end of the 1952-53 season. He then stayed with the Canadiens for eighteen seasons.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Canadiens 1950-51, Québec Aces 1951-53 and Montreal Canadiens 1953-71.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969 & 1971.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1972 (player).
Won the Art Ross Trophy in 1956.
Won the Hart Trophy in 1956.
Won the Hart Memorial Trophy in 1964.
Won the Conn Smythe Trophy in 1965.
NHL All-Star First Team centre 1954-55, 1955-56, 1956-57, 1958-59, 1959-60 & 1960-61.
NHL All-Star Second Team centre 1957-58, 1963-64, 1965-66 & 1968-69.
NHL All-Star Roster 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1968 & 1969.
His number 4 jersey has been retired by Montreal Canadiens.
Bell, Billy (1891-1959)
Club Career : Played for Montreal Wanderers 1915-17, Montreal Wanderers & Montreal Canadiens 1917-18, Montreal Canadiens 1918-19 & 1920-21, Montreal Canadiens & Ottawa Senators 1921-22 and Montreal Canadiens 1922-24.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1924.
Bell, Bruce (1965- )
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for Quebec Nordiques 1984-85, St Louis Blues 1985-87, New York Rangers & Colorado Rangers 1987-88, Cape Breton Oilers 1989-90 (also played one game for Edmonton Oilers), Fort Worth Fire 1994-95, Durham Wasps & Humberside Hawks 1995-96 and VSV Villach 1996-97. Played in the West Coast Hockey League and the International Hockey League 1997- .
Bell, Joe (- )
International Career : Played for Great Britain 1953.
Bell, Malcolm (1974- )
Club Career : Played for Durham Wasps 1988-89 & 1990-93, Dumfries Vikings 1993-94, Humberside Hawks 1994-95 and Durham Wasps & Blackburn Hawks 1995-96.
Bell, Mark (1980- )
Born in St Paul's, Ontario, Canada. Centre.
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) 1999-00.
Bell County Exposition Center
Belton, Texas, USA. 
Home ice for : Central Texas Stampede
Capacity : 6,751
Ice pad size : 
Bellamy, Rob (1985- )
Born in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Right-wing. Philadelphia Flyers 1st pick (92nd overall) in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
Bellemare, Pierre Edouard (1985- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for France in the the 2004 Olympic Pre-Qualification Tournament, the 2004 World Championship, the 2005 Olympic Qualification Tournament and the 2005 World Championship Division I.
Club Career : Played for Rouen Dragons.
Medals : Won World Championship Division I (Group B) silver in 2005.
Bellerose, Eric (- )
International Career : Played for Canada 1992-93.
Belleville Bulls
Logo © Belleville Bulls
Played in the Ontario Hockey League from 1981- .
Home ice : Yardman Arena
Team colours : black, red, gold & white
General manager : George Burnett 2004- 
Head coach : George Burnett 2004- 
Belleville McFarlands
Logo ©
The Senior "A" team that represented Canada in 1959. See Canada.
Home ice :
Team colours :
Bellingham, Billy (- )
Club Career : Played for Montreal AAA.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1902.
Belliveau, Laurie (- )
Netminder.
International Career : Played for USA (Women) in the 1999 World Championships (Women).
Medals : Won World Championship (Women) silver in 1999.
Bellows, Brian (1964- )
Born in St Catharines, Ontario, Canada. Left-wing.
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1984 Canada Cup and World Championships of 1987, 1989 and 1990 (named best forward at World Championship for Team Canada - 1989).
Club Career : Played his junior hockey with the Kitchener Rangers 1980-82 winning the OHA/OHL championship both years and the Memorial Cup in 1982. He was drafted by Minnesota in 1982 (2nd overall) and played for Minnesota North Stars 1982-92 (including a 55-goal performance in the 1989-90 season). Played for Montreal Canadiens 1992-95, Tampa Bay Lightning 1995-96, Anaheim Mighty Ducks 1996-97 and played 31 games with Berlin Capitals before signing for the Washington Capitals in the 1997-98 season.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1993.
Honours : George Parsons Trophy 1982.
NHL All-Star Second Team left-wing 1989-90.
Ontario Hockey League All-Star First Team 1982.
Belo, Sergei (1970- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for Israel in the 1997-00 (Pool D), 2001-03 (Division II) World Championships.
Club Career :
Played for Maalot.
Medals : Won World Championship Pool D bronze in 1998.
Won World Championship Pool D silver in 1999.
Won World Championship Pool D gold in 2000.
Won World Championship Division II (Group B) silver in 2001.
Won World Championship Division II (Group A) bronze in 2002.
Belorussian Championship
First contested in 1993.
Beloussov, Matvei (- )
Club Career : Played for Metallurg Magnitogorsk 2000-01.
Medals : Won the IIHF Super Cup in 2000.
Beloussov, Valeri (1948- )
Born in the USSR.
International Career : Coached Russia at the 2001 & 2002 World Championships (assistant).
Club Career :
Coached Metallurg Magnitogorsk, Neftyanik Almetievsk 2002- .
Medals : Won the IIHF Super Cup in 2000 (coach).
Ben Hatskin Trophy
Awarded annually between 1973 and 1979 to the World Hockey Association's best goaltender.
Bench
The area where players sit during a game before they take a shift on the ice and where the coach, his assistants, equipment men and physio stand.
Bench Penalty
A penalty awarded to the team for a breach of the rules (e.g. too many men on the ice). The ccoach has to nominate a player to serve the penalty.
Benched
i. When a coach decides not to ice a player during the course of a game he is said to be benched. It could be that the player's performance is not good or he has taken a bad penalty or has made a costly mistake. It could mean he is benched for a shift or two, maybe a period. It is a method of disciplining a player in the hope that it will improve his performance.
ii. 
Benched Book Cover

A book by Paul Thompson (with Anthony Hopker) subtitled "Blazing a Trail Through British Ice Hockey". Published in 2004 by Blaze Publications, Solihull.
Benchwarmer
A derogatory term to describe a player who gets little ice time during a game.
BenchWarmer.co.uk [web site]
Founded in 1999. Edited by Dave Hawkins, this ia a well presented and informative weekly on-line magazine. It's free and covers ice hockey in the UK at senior and junior levels but majors on the Sekonda Superleague, NHL and British National League.  It also provides a weekly round-up of news from Europe. Visitors can register to have the text of each issue delivered to their email box each week.  The web site itself includes various photo galleries, desktop wallpapers and photo features.
Benda, Jan (1972- )
Born in Reef, Belgium. Right-wing.
International Career : Played for Germany in the 1998 Olympics and the 1999 World Championship Pool B.
Club Career : Played for Washington Capitals 1997-98.
Bender, Alfred (- ) 
Forward.
International Career : Played for the USA in the 1934 World Championships.
Benedict, Clint (1892-1976)
Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Netminder. Wore a crude leather mask when he returned to the nets, from a bad facial injury, towards the end of the 1929-30 season - becoming the first goalie to wear a mask in the NHL. 
Club Career :
Played for Ottawa Senators 1912-24, Montreal Maroons 1924-30 and Windsor Bulldogs 1930-31. Coached Wembley Canadians 1935-36 and Wembley Monarchs 1937-38.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1920, 1921, 1923 and 1926.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1965.
Benedictis, Mario De (- )
Club Career : Played for HC Rouen.
Honours : Charles Ramsey Trophy in 1996-97.
Benicky, Radomir (- )
Defenceman.
International Career :
Played for Australia.
Benjaminsen, Torben (1974- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Denmark in the 1999 World Championship Pool B.
Bennet, Ivor (1961- )
Born in Durham, County Durham, England.
International Career :
Played for Great Britain 1989.
Bennett, Brad (- )
International Career : Played for Canada 1990-91.
Bennett, Bruce (1955- )
Born in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Sports photographer who has specialised in ice hockey photos for over a quarter of a century. He established the Bruce Bennett Studios which now employs more than a dozen photographers. He is well known for his excellent action images and has a massive gallery of hockey images on-line at the Bruce Bennett Studios web site.
Bennett, Colin (- )
Centre.
Club Career : Played for Southampton Vikings 1976-77.
Bennett, Curt (1948- )
NHL Guide 1976-77
Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. St Louis Blues 2nd pick (16th overall) in the 1968 NHL Amateur Draft. A 6 foot 3 inches (191 cm) forward who was very strong on the puck. He held a black belt in karate and fittingly enough ended his career as a playing coach in Japan. Came from a hockey family - son of Harvey Bennett - brother of Bill Bennett, Wendell Bennett, John Bennett and Harvey Bennett Jr
International Career : Played for the USA in the 1976 Canada Cup and the 1978 & 1979 World Championships.
Club Career (playing) : Played for Kansas City Blues & St Louis Blues 1970-71, St Louis Blues & Denver Spurs 1971-72, New York Rangers & Atlanta Flames 1972-73, Atlanta Flames 1973-77, Atlanta Flames & St Louis Blues 1977-78, St Louis Blues 1978-79, Atlanta Flames 1979-80 and Furukawa Denko 1980-82.
Club Career (coaching) : Coached Furukawa Denko 1980-82.
Honours : NHL All-Star Roster 1975 & 1976.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 2 5 19 20 24 25
Bennett, Harvey (1925- )
Born in Edington, Saskatchewan, Canada. Netminder. Father of Curt, Hrvey Jnr and William.
Club Career : Played for Boston Bruins 1944-45, Boston Olympics 1945-46, Hershey Bears 1946-47 and Providence Reds 1947-59.
Honours : Eastern Hockey League All-Star First Team 1946.
Bennett, Harvey Jnr (1952- )
Born in Cranston, Rhode Island, USA. Centre. One of three brothers to play in the NHL (Curt & William). His father Harvey Snr also played in the NHL.
International Career : Played for the USA in the 1976 Canada Cup and 1978 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for Pittsburgh Penguins 1974-76, Washington Capitals 1975-76, Philadelphia Flyers 1976-77, Minnesota North Stars 1977-78, St Louis Blues 1978-79 and Furukawa Denko 1980-82.
Bennett, Robert (- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for France in the 1981 World Championship (Pool C).
Benoit, Joe (1916-1981)
Born in St Albert, Alberta, Canada. Right-wing.
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1939 World Championships
Club Career : Played for Trail Smoke Eaters 1937-40 and Montreal Canadiens 1940-43 & 1945-47.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1946.
Benoit, Moe (- )
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1960 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Kitchener Waterloo Dutchmen 1960-61.
Medals : Won Olympic silver in 1960.
Benson, Robert 'Bobby' (1894-1965) 
Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1920 Olympics & World Championships.
Club Career : Played for Winnipeg Falcons 1913-16 & 1919-20, Saskatoon Crescents 1920-22, Calgary Tigers 1922-24 and Boston Bruins 1924-25.
Medals : Won Olympic gold in 1920.
Won the Allan Cup in 1920.
Benson and Hedges Cup
First contested in 1992. This competition, formerly known as the Autumn Cup, is the first major competition of the season. It involves the top teams in the UK and the first round is played in regional groups. Quarter-finals and Semi-Finals are decided on the aggregate score from matches played home and away. The Final is a one off match.
Benson and Hedges Plate
First contested in 1997. This competition was introduced for those teams who failed to progress beyond the first round of the Benson and Hedges Cup.
Bentley, Doug (1916-1972)
Born in Delisle, Saskatchewan, Canada. Left-wing.
Club Career :
Played for Chicago Blackhawks 1939-44 & 1945-51, Chicago Blackhawks & Saskatoon Quakers 1951-52, Saskatoon Quakers 1952-53, New York Rangers & Saskatoon Quakers 1953-54 and Saskatoon Quakers 1954-55. Coached Saskatoon Quakers 1958-61.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1964 (player).
NHL Leading Scorer 1943 (See Art Ross Trophy).
NHL All-Star First Team left wing 1942-43, 1943-44 and 1946-47.
NHL All-Star Second Team centre 1948-49.
NHL All-Star Roster 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950 & 1951.
Bentley, Max (1920-1984)
Max Bentley on the cover of the 1947 Hendy Guide
Born in Delisle, Saskatchewan, Canada. Centre.
Club Career :
Played for Saskatoon Quakers 1939-40, Providence Reds & Kansas City Americans & Chicago Blackhawks 1940-43 & 1945-47, Chicago Blackhawks & Toronto Maple Leafs 1947-48, Toronto Maple Leafs 1948-53, New York Rangers 1953-54, Saskatoon Quakers 1954-56 and Saskatoon Quakers 1958-59.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1948, 1949 & 1951.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1966 (player).
NHL Leading Scorer 1946 & 1947 (See Art Ross Trophy).
Won the Hart Trophy in 1946.
NHL All-Star First Team centre 1945-46.
NHL All-Star Second Team centre 1946-47.
Benysek, Ladislav (1975- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for the Czech Republic in the 1999 & 2000 World Championships Pool A.
Club Career : Played for Sparta Prague 1999- .
Medals : Won World Championship gold in 1999 & 2000.
Beraldo, Paul (1967- )
Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Right-wing. Boston Bruins 6th pick (139th overall) in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career : Played for Team Canada 1989-90.  Played for Italy in the 1994 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds 1985-87, Boston Bruins & Maine Mariners 1987-89, Team Canada & Maine Mariners 1989-90, HC Milano 1990-92, Milan Devils 1992-93, Milan Devils & Berlin Capitals 1993-94, Brantford Smoke & Geretsried & Milan Devils 1994-95, Ratingen Lions 1995-96, Mannheim Eagles 1996-97, Rosenheim Star Bulls & Kassel Huskies 1997-98, HC Fribourg-Gottéron 1998-99 and Sheffield Steelers 2000-01.
Berard, Bryan (1977- )
Born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA. Defenceman. Ottawa Senators 1st pick (1st overall) in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. Suffered a season ending eye injury on the 11th March 2000 in a game between Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators. It was thought that he would never be able to play again in the NHL but he returned to the ice for the 2001-02 season.
International Career :
Played for USA (Junior) in the World Championship (Junior) in 1995 & 1996. Played for the USA in the 1997 World Championships and the 1998 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Detroit Junior Red Wings 1994-95, Detroit Junior Whalers 1995-96, New York Islanders 1996-98, New York Islanders & Toronto Maple Leafs 1998-99, Toronto Maple Leafs 1999-00, New York Rangers 2001-02, Boston Bruins 2002-03, Chicago Blackhawks 2003-04 and Columbus Blue Jackets 2005- .
Honours :
Won the Calder Memorial Trophy 1997.
Won the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy in 2004.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 4 34
Berenson, Gordon 'Red' (1939- )
Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Centre. He played 17 seasons in the NHL.
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1972 Summit Series.
Club Career (playing) : Played for Michigan 1959-61, Michigan & Montreal Canadiens 1961-62, Montreal Canadiens 1962-66, New York Rangers 1966-67, St Louis Blues 1967-71, Detroit Red Wings 1971-74 and St Louis Blues 1974-78.
Club Career (coaching) : Coached St Louis Blues 1979-82 and Michigan 1984- .
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1965 & 1966.
Won the NCAA in 1996 & 1998 (coach).
Honours : Won the Jack Adams Award 1981.
Won the Lester Patrick Trophy in 2006.
NHL All-Star Roster 1965, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972 & 1974.
Berényi, Norbert (1976- ) 
Netminder. 
International Career : Played for Hungary 1995- .
Club Career : Played for Dunaferr Dunaujvaros. 
Beresnevs, Leonids (- )
International Career : Head Coach for Latvia in the 1999 World Championships Pool A.
Berg, Aki-Petteri (1977- )
Born in Turku, Finland. Defenceman. Los Angeles Kings 1st pick (3rd overall) in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career : Played for Finland (Junior) 1994-95 & 1996-97. Played for Finland in the 1998 Olympics and the 1999, 2000 & 2001 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for Los Angeles Kings & Phoenix Roadrunners 1995-97, Los Angeles Kings 1997-98, TPS Turku 1998-99, Los Angeles Kings 1999-00, Los Angeles Kings & Toronto Maple Leafs 2000-01, Toronto Maple Leafs 2001-04, Timra IK 2004-05, Toronto Maple Leafs 2005-06 and TPS Turku 2006- .
Medals : Won European Championship (Junior) gold 1994-95.
Won Olympic bronze in 1998.
Won World Championships silver in 1999 & 2001.
Won World Championships bronze in 2000.
Bergen, Brad (- )
International Career : Played for Germany in the 1998 Olympics.
Bergen Flyers
Logo © Bergen Flyers/thanks to Bob Cafazzo
Bergen, Norway.
Home ice : Bergenshallen
Team colours : white, red & blue
Bergenshallen
Bergen, Norway. Built in 1968. Used for some international matches.
Home ice for : Bergen Flyers
Capacity : 3,000
Ice Pad size : 
Berger, Mike (1967- )
Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Defenceman. 
Club Career : Played for Indianapolis Ice 1999- .
Bergin, Kevin (1981- )
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Defenceman.
Club Career :
Played for Greenville Grrrowl & Reading Royals 2001-02, Trenton Titans & Pensacola Ice Pilots & Cincinnati Cyclones 2002-03, Roanoke Express 2003-04, Greenville Grrrowl & Toledo Storm 2004-05, Florida Everblades & Las Vegas Wranglers 2005-06 and Basingstoke Bison 2006-07.
Bergkvist, Jonas (1962- )
Born in Hässleholm, Sweden. Forward. Calgary Flames 6th choice, 126th overall in the 1988 NHL draft. Played in 22 NHL games in the 1989-90 season (2 goals).
International Career : Played for Sweden (Junior) in 1982. Played for Sweden 1986- (is currently the record holder for games played for Sweden - 270 after the World Championship in Switzerland in 1998). Played in the 1988, 1994 & 1998 Olympics, nine World Championships, the Canada Cup (1987 & 1991) and the 1996 World Cup of Hockey.
Club Career : Played for Rögle BK, Leksands IF 1981-89, Calgary Flames & Salt Lake Golden Eagles 1989-90, Mannheimer ERC 1990-91, Leksands IF 1991-98 and VEU Feldkirch 1998- .
Medals : Won Olympic gold in 1994.
Won Olympic bronze in 1988.
Won World Championship gold in 1987, 1991 and 1998.
Won the Alpine League Championship in 1999.
Honours : Guldpucken Award in 1995-96.
Bergloff, Bob (1958- )
Born in Dickinson, North Dakota, USA. Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for Dundee Tigers 1987-88
Berglund, Charles 'Challe' (1965- )
Born in Stockholm, Sweden. Forward. 
International Career : Played 142 games for Sweden between 1988 and 1995 - including the 1994 Olympics. Played in the 1991 Canada Cup
Club Career : Played for IFK Tumba, Nacka HK, Djurgårdens IF, EHC Kloten and Huddinge IK.
Medals : Won Olympic gold in 1994.
Won the World Championship in 1991.
Won the European Cup in 1990 and 1991.
Won the Swedish Championship in 1989, 1990 & 1991.
Won the Swiss Championship in 1996.
Berglund, Christian (1980- )
Born in Orebro, Sweden. Left-wing. New Jersey Devils 3rd pick (37th overall) in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career : Played for Sweden (Junior) 1997-99.
Club Career : Played for Farjestad BK (one game) 1997-98, Farjestad BK 1998-99, Farjestad BK & Bofors IK 1999-00, Farjestad BK 2000-01, New Jersey Devils & Albany River Rats 2001-03 and New Jersey Devils & Florida Panthers 2003- . 
Medals : Won European Championship (Junior) gold in 1997-98.
Berglund, Helge (- )
President of the Swedish Ice Hockey Association 1948-73. In his time as President, Sweden won three World Championship - 1953, 1957 and 1962. Berglund built up a strong nationwide organization and by the time he left in 1973, ice hockey had became the most popular sport in Sweden. He also developed ice hockey as an indoor sport.
Berglund, Thomas 'Bulan' (1969- )
Born in Pitea, Sweden. Centre. 
International Career : Played for Sweden (Junior) in 1986-87.
Club Career : Played for Piteå HC 1986-88 and Lulea Bears 1988- .
Medals : Won European Championship (Junior) gold 1986-87. 
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 18, 700
Bergman, Anders (1963- )
Born in Bollnäs, Hälsingland, Sweden. Netminder.
International Career : Played for Sweden between 1987 and 1991 (including the 1988 Olympics).
Club Career : Played for Bollnäs IS, Mora IK, MoDo AIK/MoDo HK and Färjestads BK.
Medals : Won the World Championship in 1987.
Won Olympic bronze in 1988.
Bergman, Emil 'Nacka' (1908-1975)
Born in Sweden. Forward.
International Career : Played for Sweden between 1928 and 1934. 
Club Career : Played for Nacka SK.
Medals : Won the European Championship 1928.
Won Olympic silver in 1928.
Honours : Best goalscorer in the Swedish Elite League 1930-31.
Bergman, Gary (- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1972 Summit Series.
Bergman, Jan (1924- ) [e-mail]
Born in Haarlem, Netherlands. Chief Cook. Honorary General Secretary of the Royal Belgian Ice Hockey Federation. Between 1989 and 1995 he was General Secretary of the Royal Belgian Ice Hockey Federation. In 1988 he organized the World Championship pool D in Belgium. In the early 1970s he played for Herentalse IJC in the top division of Belgium. In 1980 he was a co-founder of the team White Caps and he coached the team until 1983. He also had a career as a trainer and referee. Nowadays he runs his own website covering Belgian ice hockey statistics and history at http://www.geocities.com/Colosseum/Track/6506/
Bergman, Sune (- )
International Career : Head Coach for Sweden in the 1999 World Championships Pool A.
Bergqvist, Jonas
See Jonas Bergkvist
Bergqvist, Sven (1914-66)
Born in Stockholm, Sweden. Played both forward and defence. He is considered to be the very first Swedish sports superstar and one of the best international ice hockey players of his era. He was the Swedish National Soccer Team goalkeeper and played for his country 35 times. He also played bandy, handball, table tennis and bowling to a high level.
International Career :  Played for Sweden 30 times. Coached Sweden in the 1948 Olympics
Club Career : Played for Hammarby IF and AIK Solna
Medals : Won the Swedish Championship five times between 1933 and 1946.
Honours : Elected to the IIHF Hall of Fame in 1999 (player).
Beribak, Igor (1964- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Slovenia in the 1999 World Championship Pool B.
Berkut-PVO Kiev
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Kiev, Ukraine. Berkut = The Golden Eagle, PVO = Air defence. Play in the Eastern Europe Hockey League.
Home ice : 
Team colours :
Honours : 
Berlin Capitals [web site German only]
Logo © Berlin Capitals
Berlin, Germany. Founded 1987 as Berliner SC Prussia (Berliner SC Preussen). Name changed in 1995 to Prussian Devils (Preussen Devils) and in 1996 to Berlin Capitals. Played in the Bundesliga 1987-94, best season : 4th in league in 1990-91, 1991-92 and 1992-93. Played in the DEL since 1994. Won the league in 1994-95. Reached the semi finals of the German Championship in six consecutive seasons 1991 through to 1996. Played in the European Hockey League in 1996-97.
Home ice : Eissporthalle Jafféstraße, Deutschlandhalle
Team colours : black, white & red
Head coach : Gunnar Leidbourg
Berlin Dutchmen
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Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario, Canada. 
Played in the Ontario Professional Hockey League 1907-11.
Home ice :
Team colours : 
Honours :
Won the Ontario Professional Hockey League 1909-10.
Berlin Polarbears (EHC Eisbären Berlin)
Logo © Berlin Polarbears
Berlin, Germany. Played in the Bundesliga 1991-94, best season : 11th in the league. Played in the DEL since 1994. Won the league in 1997-98, runner-up in the German Championship 1998. Hosted final tournament of the Continental Cup in 1997. Played in the Skoda Auto European Hockey League in 1998-99.
Home ice : Sportforum Berlin-Hohenschönhausen
Team colours : blue, white & red
Head coach : Uli Egan, Detlef Kornett 2004- 
Honours : Won the DEL in 1997-98 & 2002-03.
Berliner Platz Eisstadion (Eisstadion am Berliner Platz)
Kaufbeuren, Germany. 
Home ice for : Kaufbeurer Eagles
Capacity : 4,560 (1,000 seats and 3,560 standing)
Ice pad size :
Berliner SC (Berliner Schlittschuh-Club)
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Berlin, Germany. Berliner SC represented Germany in some tournaments before the WWI. During the 1920's Berliner SC played with two teams -  the international side and the national side. In the mid 1920s a lot of Swedes played for them including 'Lulle' Johansson, Nils Molander, Birger Holmqvist. Other internatonal players in the 1920s were, among others, Max Holsboer (Switzerland), Gerard Simon (France), Herbert Brück (Austria) and the Canadian Roche. Club name changed to BSC Preussen from 29th April 1983.
Home ice : Eispalast 1909-14, Admiralpalast 1915-20, Sportpalast 1925-44 & 1951-72, Jafféhalle 1972-83
Team colours :
black & white stripes
Head coach :
Xaver Unsinn 1972-77
All-time best players : Gustav Jaenecke, Rudi Ball, Erich Römer, Max Holsboer, Kurt Adler, Lorenz Funk
Honours :
Won the German Championship in 1912, 1913, 1914, 1920, 1921, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1936, 1937, 1944, 1974 & 1976.
Won the Spengler Cup in 1924-25, 1926-27 & 1928-29. 
Berliner SC Prussia (Berliner SC Preussen/BSC Preussen)
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Berlin, Germany. Founded 1985. Name changed to Prussian Devils for the 1995-96 season and then, from the 1996-97 season, to the Berlin Capitals.
Home ice :
Team colours : 
Berlinquette, Louis (1887- )
Born in Papineau, Quebec, Canada. Left-wing.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Canadiens 1912-23, Saskatoon Quakers 1923-24, Montreal Maroons 1924-25, Pittsburgh Pirates 1925-26 and Quebec Castors 1926-27.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1916.
Berman, Ron (1980- )
Played both forward & defence.
International Career : Played for Israel in the 1998-00 (Pool D) & 2001-04 (Division II) World Championships.
Club Career :
Played for Bat Yam.
Medals : Won World Championship Pool D bronze in 1998.
Won World Championship Pool D silver in 1999.
Won World Championship Division II (Group B) silver in 2001.
Won World Championship Division II (Group A) bronze in 2002. 
Bern (SC Bern) [web site]
Logo © SC Bern
Bern, Switzerland. Founded 1931. Played in the European Hockey League in 1996-97 & 1997-98.
Home ice : Eisstadion Allmend
Team colours : red, yellow & black
Head coach : Riccardo Fuhrer
Honours : Won the Swiss Championship in 1959, 1965, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1989, 1991 & 1992.
Bernard, Mark (1969- )
Netminder.
Club Career : Played for Bracknell Bees 1996-99, Manchester Storm 1999-00 and Toledo Storm 2000- .
Medals : Won the Benson and Hedges Cup 1999.
Honours : BIHWA All-Star goalie 1998.
Bernei, Gergely (1976- )
Netminder.
International Career : Played for Hungary in the 1999 World Championship Pool B.
Bernhardt, Tim (1958- ) 
Netminder. 
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) 1977-78.
Bernier, Serge (1947- )
Born in Padoue, Quebec, Canada. Right-wing. Philadelphia Flyers 1st pick (5th overall) in the 1967 NHL Amateur Draft (he was Philadelphia Flyers first ever draft pick).
International Career : Played for Canada (WHA All-Stars) in 1974 against the USSR.
Club Career : Played for Philadelphia Flyers 1968-72, Los Angeles Kings 1972-73 and Quebec Nordiques 1973-81.
Honours : Won the AVCO World Trophy MVP Award 1977.
WHA All-Star B Team left-wing 1974-75.
Berres, Jack (1923-2005)
Born in St Paul, Minnesota, USA. Netminder. He earned his living as a pipe-fitter before retiring in 1983. A founder of the St Paul Old Timers Hockey Association in 1985 and a volunteer at the Minnesota Wild alumni room.
Club Career : Played for St Paul Saints 1945-46 (practice goalie), Rochester Mustangs 1947-48, St Paul Koppy 1950-51 and St Paul Peters 1956-57.
Honours : Presented with Mancini's Sports Hall of Fame Special Award in 2001 - the Mancini Special Award was founded to honour builders of youth sport. The honourees are community focused and have been leaders in coaching, teaching or just helping in St Paul youth athletics.
Berrington, Paul (1975- )
Born in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Forward.
International Career : Played for Great Britain in the 2002 World Championship Division I (Group B).
Club Career :
Played for Fife Flyers 1990-93, Trafford Metros 1993-94, Huntsville Channel Cats 1996-97, Odessa Jackalopes & Columbus Chill 1997-98, Tupelo T-Rex & Macon Whoopee 1998-99, Dundee Stars 2001-02, Basingstoke Bison 2002-03, Dundee Stars 2003-05 and London Racers 2005- .
Medals :
Won the Heineken League Division One 1991-92.
Won the Heineken League Division One Play-offs 1991-92.
Honours : Captain of the Dundee Stars
Berry, Brad (1965- ) 
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) 1984-85.
Berteling, Ron (1957- )
Centre.
International Career : Played for the Netherlands in the 1999 World Championship Pool C.
Berthiaume, Daniel (- )
Club Career : Played for Central Texas Stampede 1996- .
Honours : WPHL Top Goaltender 1996-97.
Bertuzzi, Todd (1975- )
Todd Bertuzzi - Vancouver Canucks
Born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Right-wing. New York Islanders 1st pick (23rd overall) in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft.  Following a blind-side punch on Steve Moore in the game on the 8th March 2004 between Vancouver Canucks and Colorado Avalanche Bertuzzi was suspended for at the rest of the 2003-04 season and the 2004-05 season by the NHL. Vancouver were fined US$250,000. His suspension ended on 8th August 2005.
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1998 & 2000 World Championships and the 2006 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Guelph Storm 1991-95, New York Islanders 1995-96, New York Islanders & Utah Grizzlies 1996-97, New York Islanders & Vancouver Canucks 1997-98, Vancouver Canucks 1998-04, Vancouver Canucks 2005-06, Florida Panthers & Detroit Red Wings 2006-07, Anaheim Ducks 2007-08 and Calgary Flames 2008- .
Honours : NHL All-Star First Team right-wing 2002-03.
NHL All-Star Roster 2003 & 2004.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 4 27 44
Bes, Jeff (- ) 
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) 1992-93.
Besch, Nicolas (1984- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for France in the 2004 Olympic Pre-Qualification Tournament, the 2005 Olympic Qualification Tournament and the 2005 World Championship Division I.
Club Career : Played for Rouen Dragons.
Medals : Won World Championship Division I (Group B) silver in 2005.
Besse, Guillaume (1976- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for France in the 1997 World Championships, the 2000 World Championship Qualification Tournament, the 2001 & 2005 Olympic Qualification Tournament, the 2001, 2002 & 2005 World Championship Division I, the 2002 Olympics and the 2004 Olympic Pre-Qualification Tournament.
Club Career : Played for Rouen Dragons.
Medals : Won World Championship Division I (Group A) silver in 2001 & 2002.
Won World Championship Division I (Group B) silver in 2005.
Besson, Peter (- ) 
Forward.
International Career : Played for the USA in the 1934 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for Rapides de Paris 1933-34.
Best Hockey Player of Finland Trophy
The annual trophy for the "Best Hockey Player of Finland" is selected by the Finnish Hockey Journalists' Association (formerly by the Finnish Sports Journalists' Association). An unusual "across leagues and countries" award.
Bester, Allan (1964- ) 
Netminder. 
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in 1983-84.
Bestic, Jan (1972- )
Club Career : Played for Lee Valley Lions 1992-93 and Milton Keynes Kings 1995-96.
Beszteri-Balogh, János (- ) 
Forward. 
International Career : Played for Hungary at the 1964 Olympics.
Bethlen, Count István (- )
Forward. Son of the Hungarian President.
International Career : Played for Hungary in the 1927 European Championship.
Bettens, Mike (1968- )
Club Career : Played for Telford Tigers & Billingham Bombers & Peterborough Pirates 1992-93 and Paisley Pirates 1993-96.
Bettman, Gary (- )
Appointed as the first National Hockey League Commissioner in 1993.
Bettin, Giorgio De
See De Bettin, Giorgio
Betts, Blair (- ) 
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in 1998-99.
Beukeboom, Jeff (1965- )
Born in Ajax, Ontario, Canada. Defenceman.
International Career :
Played for Canada (Junior) in 1984-85.
Club Career : Played for Nova Scotia Oilers & Edmonton Oilers 1985-87, Edmonton Oilers 1987-88, Edmonton Oilers & Nova Scotia Oilers 1988-89, Edmonton Oilers 1989-91, Edmonton Oilers & New York Rangers 1991-92 and New York Rangers 1992-98.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1987, 1988, 1990 & 1994.
Beyko, Gary (- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for Australia in the 1962 World Championships.
Bezeau, Andy (1970- )
Born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.  Left-wing.
Club Career : Played for Niagara Falls Thunder 1989-91, Richmond Renegades & Johnstown Chiefs 1991-92, Brantford Smoke & Moncton Hawks 1992-93, Brantford Smoke & St Thomas Wildcats & South Carolina Stingrays 1993-94, Brantford Smoke & Muskegon Fury & Phoenix Roadrunners & Fort Wayne Komets 1994-95, Fort Wayne Komets 1995-97, Muskegon Fury & Michigan K-Wings & Detroit Vipers 1997-98, Detroit Vipers 1998-99, Detroit Vipers & London Knights (UK) 1999-00 and Detroit Vipers 2000- .
Medals : Won the British Championship in 2000.

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