Russell McConnell


Born: Marlboro, New York, USA


Russell Henry McConnell (January 7, 1918 – September 7, 1942) was a Canadian athlete and soldier. He was a record-setting and champion athlete in ice hockey and Canadian football. McConnell is one of the most accomplished hockey players in McGill University history, being a member of four championship teams including one in which he was captain. After graduation, McConnell served in the Royal Canadian Navy and died during patrols in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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