Ken Laufman

Kenneth Laufman ( born January 30, 1932 in Hamilton, Ontario ) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player.

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Ken Laufman began his career as a hockey player with the Guelph Biltmore Mad Hatters, with whom in 1952 he won the Memorial Cup. He himself received as top scorer of the Junior League of OHA the Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy. He then played at senior level for initially one year for the Halifax Atlantics in the Maritime Major Hockey League and from 1953 to 1960 for the Kitchener- Waterloo Dutchmen of the Senior Ontario Hockey Association. With the Dutchmen he represented Canada at the Olympic Winter Games in 1956 and 1960. Among the playoffs the season 1959/60 changed the center to the Hull- Ottawa Canadiens of the Eastern Professional Hockey League, for whom he played three games. He then spent two years with the Johnstown Jets of the Eastern Hockey League. For the season 1962/63 he joined the Portland Buckaroos of the Western Hockey League to where he began the following season, more in the course of the season to the Indianapolis Capitals / Cincinnati Wings of the Central Professional Hockey League moved, in which he following his career at the age of 32 years ended in the season.


For Canada Laufman took part in the Winter Olympics 1956 in Cortina d' Ampezzo and in 1960 in Squaw Valley. At the Winter Games in 1956 he won the bronze at the Winter Games in 1960, the silver medal with his team.

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