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Date of Birth: 1911
John Burnosky (born April 14, 1911) was an excellent hockey player at Kelvin. He played for the Detroit Red Wings' farm team and he skated on the same ice as Gordie Howe and Terry Sawchuck. Burnosky, nicknamed "the Rabbit," played hockey at various levels for over 85 years, finally retiring at the age of 97. He was named the most durable ice hockey player in the Guinness Book of World Records. Burnosky passed away on November 12, 2013, at the age of 102.