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Pit Martin

Born: 1943-12-09 - Died: 2008-12-01
Cause of Death:
Falling through ice on a snowmobile

Death Summary: Hubert Jacques “Pit” Martin was riding a snowmobile behind a friend when the ice on the lake collapsed shortly after his friend had passed over it. Martin was pronounced dead on December 1, 2008.

Martin's body was recovered by Police divers on December 2, 2008.

Who was Pit Martin : Martin was a professional hockey player in the NHL; he served as captain for the Chicago Black Hawks from 1975 to 1977.

In total Martin played professionally for seventeen seasons with the Vancouver Canucks, Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, and the aforementioned Chicago Black Hawks.

During his career Martin recorded 324 goals and 485 assists for 809 points.
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  1. Bob Philip Says:

    I was saddened to hear of his tragic passing. I have the fondest of memories for him. He was my favorite player with the Hawks when I was a young boy just gaining an interest in the sport. My sympathies to his family for their loss.

  2. BLEHBLEH Says:

    HELLO THERE!!!!!

  3. steve b Says:

    I just heard about his passing.
    He was one of my favorite players in the 70’s when I grew up in Canada.
    Somewhere I have his hockey card,now worth much more.

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