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Date of Birth: 1929
Edward Joseph “Spider” Mazur was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on July 25, 1929. He graduated from Kelvin High School in 1948. He played as left wing in a junior league with the Winnipeg Monarchs until the 1948-49 season, when he joined on with the Dallas Texans in the United States Hockey League (USHL). Four years later, he began playing in the NHL with the Montreal Canadiens. Mazur helped them to reach the finals twice, and in 1953, he was finally able to life the Stanley cup in the air, after five games in the finals against the Boston Bruins. He stayed with the Canadiens until the 1955-56 season, when he went to play in the Western Hockey League (WHL) with the Winnipeg Warriors. He was hired by the Chicago Blackhawks, playing with them for one season, until he retired from the NHL in 1957. Mazur played a 107 NHL games and was a member of the following teams: Victoria Maple Leafs (WHL), Providence Reds (AHL), Cleveland Barons (AHL), Rochester Americans (AHL), Chicago Black Hawks (NHL), Winnipeg Warriors (WHL), Montreal Canadiens (NHL), Montreal Royals (QHL), Victoria Cougars (WHL), Buffalo Bisons (AHL), Victoria Cougars (PCHL) and Dallas Texans (USHL). Sadly, Mazur passed away on July 3, 1995. He was inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in 1995 and is an Honoured Member of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame.