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  Frank Calder (1917-1943)
Calder, felt the welfare of the players, and their families was important as he was the driving force behind the Ace Bailey and Howie Morenz charity games, demonstrating his sincere concern for the players in the league and their families.
Unfortunately, Calder passed away at the age of 65 the day after the motion was passed, as he literally gave his life in the service of the National Hockey League.
Frank Calder was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in the Builders category in 1947.
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 Frank Calder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frank Calder was born to Scottish parents in Bristol, England on November 17, 1877 and as a youth played soccer.
Calder received a silver service in 1937-38 for his 20 years as president of the NHL and the league extended their appreciation.
Calder was presiding over a meeting of the NHL's board of governors on January 25th, 1943 when he suffered a heart attack, and then he had yet another heart attack in a Toronto hospital.
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 Dave Keon wins the Calder Trophy
The Calder Memorial Trophy is an annual award given to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the National Hockey League.
The Calder Memorial Trophy, named after former National Hockey League president Frank Calder, is awarded to the National Hockey League player judged to be the most proficient in his first season.
Frank Calder was the NHL’s president from 1917 until his sudden death in 1943.
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 Edmonton Oilers Heritage Website - Calder Memorial Trophy
The Calder Memorial Trophy, named after former National Hockey League (NHL) president Frank Calder, is awarded by the Professional Writers’ Association to the NHL player judged to be the most proficient in his first season.
Frank Calder was the president of the NHL from 1917 until his sudden death in 1943, and according to many, if it was not for Calder's dedication and perseverance, the league would not exist today.
Calder was a familiar fixture at the rinks and did everything he could to monitor the state of the league in each community.
www.oilersheritage.com /memories/awards_calder.html   (378 words)

  
 globeandmail.com: FRANK CALDER, POLITICIAN AND NISGA'A CHIEF: 1915-2006
Frank Calder was a man with a mission even before he was born.
Calder received $8,000 in an advance payment earlier this fall from the federal redress program for survivors of the residential-school system, his experience was not overly negative.
Calder was pushing native rights and issues in the provincial legislature, he was encouraging the Nisga'a clans to work together under his leadership on their land claims.
www.theglobeandmail.com /servlet/story/LAC.20061109.OBCALDER09/TPStory/Obituaries   (751 words)

  
 CNW Group
Frank Calder, a driving force behind the formation of the Nisga'a Tribal Council and pioneer in the cause of Aboriginal rights in British Columbia, Canada, and around the world.
Calder died on Saturday, November 4, 2006, in Victoria, British Columbia, at the age of 91.
Frank Calder was born on August 3, 1915, at Nass Harbour Cannery to Job and Emily Clark.
www.newswire.ca /en/releases/archive/November2006/06/c9231.html   (563 words)

  
 Dr. Frank Calder (Hon.) (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Calder Case is the backbone of current and future Aboriginal land claim negotiations in Canada.
Frank Calder, a member of the Nisga’a Nation of British Colombia, led the efforts of the Nisga’a Tribal Council in gaining that ruling.
Calder graduated from the University of British Colombia with an L.Th.
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 Frank Gaffiero part owner and driver of the BANDAG BULLET   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Frank Gaffiero part owner and driver of the BANDAG BULLET, was virtually born into the trucking world.
Frank started his career in the transport industry driving for his father before purchasing a truck of his own.
Frank and the BANDAG BULLET's current duties include performing his spectacular burnout show, which includes 360 degrees and figure eight burnouts with 2 metre long flames shooting out the four exhaust pipes, at Bandag dealer open houses.
www.bandagbullet.com /frank_gaffiero.htm   (484 words)

  
 O.B.C. Biography - Frank A. Calder
Frank Calder was the first status Indian admitted to UBC; first to be elected to the Legislature, serving for 26 years; first to Canadian Parliament; and first appointed a Minister of the Crown.
After the BC Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal both rejected the claim, the Nisga'a appealed to the Supreme Court of Canada.
The Calder Case provided the legal foundation on which the Nisga'a Treaty was ultimately negotiated, and for the B.C. treaty process to be started after 130 years of opposition by provincial and colonial authorities.
www.protocol.gov.bc.ca /protocol/prgs/obc/2004/2004_FCalder.htm   (282 words)

  
 Hockey Hall of Fame - NHL Trophies - Calder Memorial Trophy
From 1936-37 until his death in 1943, Frank Calder, NHL President, bought a trophy annually to be given permanently to the outstanding rookie.
After Calder's death, the NHL presented the Calder Memorial Trophy in his memory and the trophy is to be kept in perpetuity.
Evgeni Nabokov became the first goaltender to capture the Calder Trophy since Martin Brodeur in 1994 and the second consecutive Sharks' player, along with Brad Stuart to be nominated for the award.
www.hhof.com /html/trcmt00.htm   (272 words)

  
 Official site of the AHL powered by SLAM! Sports
Calder was instrumental in guiding hockey into the mainstream of American's major cities including Boston, New York, Detroit and Chicago, while helping in the formation of the American League.
Calder Cup-winning teams have impacted significantly on the success of their NHL parent clubs.
In the 2005-06 season, 27 teams are competing for the Calder Cup, with the Phantoms looking to become the first team since the 1990-91 Springfield Indians to successfully defend their title.
www.canoe.ca /AHLCalderCup/home.html   (583 words)

  
 Frank Arthur Calder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frank Arthur Calder, OC, OBC, L.Th, DD (August 3, 1915-November 4, 2006) was a Nisga'a politician in Canada, the first Status Indian to be elected to any Canadian parliament.
In the 1949 BC election, Calder was elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.
Calder is famous for the court case titled "Calder vs. Attorney General of British Columbia." By appealing the case all the way to the Canadian supreme court, Calder established that Aboriginal title exists in modern Canadian law.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Frank_Arthur_Calder   (483 words)

  
 B.C. land-claims pioneer dies at 91
Nisga'a Chief of Chiefs Frank Calder, one of the pioneers in the fight for land claims and B.C.'s first aboriginal cabinet minister, has died in Victoria at the age of 91.
Calder was first elected to the B.C. legislature for the riding of Atlin in northwestern B.C. in 1949 for the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation, which became the New Democratic Party.
Calder, who served a total of 26 years in the legislature, was named to the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia.
www.cbc.ca /canada/british-columbia/story/2006/11/06/bc-calder.html   (1208 words)

  
 calder-frankrel
Frank and the quartet combine for Schumann Piano Quintet in E-flat Op.
Tickets for The Calder Quartet with Claude Frank, priced at $25 for adults and $12 for full-time students and children 12 and under, are available by calling the Ford Box Office, 323 GO 1-FORD (461-3673) or by logging on to www.fordamphitheatre.org
The Calder Quartet with Claude Frank is the final concert in the 2004 "Chamber Music Under the Stars" series.
www.fordamphitheatre.org /en/info/calder-frankrel.asp   (818 words)

  
 Official site of the AHL powered by SLAM! Sports. The story of the Calder Cup
Calder was instrumental in guiding hockey into the mainstream of America's major cities including Boston, New York, Detroit and Chicago, while helping in the formation of the American League.
A total of 24 different cities have had their AHL member club win the Calder Cup, including the original Cleveland Barons, who played in the AHL from 1936 to 1972 and won a record nine championships.
Last season, one of the most exciting Calder Cup Finals in history saw the Houston Aeros win their first AHL championship with a seven-game victory over the Hamilton Bulldogs.
www.canoe.ca /AHL/04CalderCup/2004/03/02/367689.html   (672 words)

  
 Bridgeport Sound Tigers!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Calder Cup, which has been competed for since 1936-37, features the names of players, coaches and support staff from the last 20 AHL champions, and is accompanied by a special display highlighting the intensity and excitement of the Calder Cup Playoffs.
The AHL is also introducing the Calder Cup 2002 Challenge, an online interactive game available through theahl.com, which will reward the fan who selects the most series winners throughout the Calder Cup 2002 Playoffs with a trip for two to the 2003 AHL All-Star Classic.
During the 1920s, Calder was instrumental in guiding professional hockey into the mainstream of the United States' major cities, including New York, Boston, Chicago and Detroit, while also helping in the formation of the American Hockey League.
www.soundtigers.com /news/release_030702.htm   (440 words)

  
 Calder Trophy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Starting in 1936-37 and until his death in 1943, Frank Calder, founder and president of the NHL, purchased a new trophy annually that was presented to the top performing rookie player.
In 1990-91 a requirement was added that stipulated that a qualifying player must not reach his 26th birthday by September 15 of the season in which he is considered.
The Calder Trophy is awarded to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the NHL by a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers?
www.stormpages.com /greekphysique/CalderTrophy.html   (166 words)

  
 Christopher Moore's Canadian History News
I was glad, moved even, to see substantial obituary coverage on the death of Nisga'a leader Frank Calder, who died in Victoria on November 4 at the age of 91.
The Calder case, the Nisga'a land claims case decided by the Supreme Court of Canada in 1973, was his.
Calder, Nisga'a "chief of chiefs" pretty much forever, was the first status Indian to attend university in B.C., the first elected to the B.C. legislature (1949, no less), and he had a long string of similar accomplishments.
www.christophermoorehistory.blogspot.com   (2029 words)

  
 NDP | Jack Layton’s statement on the death of Frank Arthur Calder
Jack Layton’s statement on the death of Frank Arthur Calder
“Frank Calder was a trailblazer for the Nisga’a people of British Columbia’s Nass river valley.
“Frank’s challenge to the government through the Supreme Court of Canada succeeded in establishing the modern rights of aboriginal people to their ancestral lands.
www.ndp.ca /page/4528   (254 words)

  
 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Peter Temple - Shooting Star: Library Edition at Epinions.com
The book’s protagonist is Frank Calder who is up to job number 4 working as a dispute mediator.
The multitude of secrets that each family member attempts to withhold and the unforseen effects that the investigation has on Calder as he becomes more closely involved with the case are laid bare.
I found Frank Calder to be a very interesting character, immediately likable yet displaying a personality that invites you to look more closely.
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 Calder Memorial Trophy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The player must also not have had his 26th birthday by September 15th of the season in which he is eligible.
Former NHL President Frank Calder began presenting permanent individual trophies to the most outstanding rookie, beginning in 1937 until his death in 1943.
After Calder's death the NHL presented the Calder Trophy in his memory, and is to be kept in perpetuity.
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 Hockey
And so the National Hockey League was born with Frank Calder the secretary for the NHA as the new league's president.
Frank Nighbor a center for Ottawa was the first player to win the Trophy.
Frank Nighbor won the Lady Byng Trophy for the second consecutive year.
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 CALDER CONSIDERATIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The trio are nominees for the Calder Memorial Trophy, bestowed "to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the NHL".
The winner, selected in a poll by the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association, will be announced with the League’s six other trophy awards winners this Thursday, June 14, during the 18th Annual NHL Awards Television Special titled, “A Celebration of Excellence” at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre.
The League presented the trophy in the memory of former League President Frank Calder after his death 1943.
www.philadelphiaflyers.com /pressbox/archive/20010611_calder.asp   (525 words)

  
 Hunting Party, The - Oliver Reed, Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, Simon Oakland, Ronald Howard - 1971 - uncut
Calder doesn't know or care who's wife she is. He takes care of her well, and eventually Melissa falls in love with him.
Oliver Reed is stunning as Frank Calder, the tough leader of an outlaw gang who wants to learn to read.
Calder and Rudger are both brutal men, but Calder values human life and relationships while the Rudger cares only for indulging his passions at any cost.
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 Sports Betting Web Site - Calder Memorial Trophy
Calder Memorial Trophy winner: Winners of the trophies for the rookie of the Year
The winner is selected in a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association at the end of the regular season.
From 1936-37 until his death in 1943, Frank Calder, NHL President, bought a trophy each year to be given permanently to the outstanding rookie.
www.sportsbettingwebsite.com /hockey/calder.asp   (272 words)

  
 AllSports (tm) Calder Cup Tour Stops In Winnipeg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Calder Cup Tour will include stops at Oakenwald School and Victor H L Wyatt School tomorrow afternoon and the Cup will also be featured on local television and radio stations throughout the day.
Calder was instrumental in guiding hockey into the mainstream of American's major cities including Boston, New York, Detroit and Chicago, while helping in the formation of the American Hockey League.
Last season, the Calder Cup returned to Canada for the first time since 1993 as the Saint John Flames defeated the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in six games.
www.allsports.com /cgi-bin/showstory.cgi?story_id=28436   (1010 words)

  
 Calder Memorial Trophy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Calder Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the top Rookie in the National Hockey League.
The Calder Memorial Trophy is named in honour of Frank Calder, the former President of the National Hockey League from its inception in 1917 to his death in 1943.
The Calder Memorial Trophy should not be confused with the Calder Cup, which is awarded to the Championship team of the American Hockey League.
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 ESPN.com: NHL - Calder Trophy: Today vs. the future
ESPN.com's columnists weigh in with their selections for the Calder Memorial Trophy, awarded to the player voted as "proficient in his first year of competition," by the Professional Hockey Writers' Association.
The trophy is presented in honor of the late NHL president Frank Calder, who from 1937 until his death in 1943, bought a trophy each year to be given to the league's outstanding rookie.
Two other rookies have had excellent seasons but haven't had the fanfare of the Atlanta pair -- Carolina's Erik Cole, who is a rough and tumble forward, but who plays in a city better known for NASCAR and college basketball, and Florida forward Kristian Huselius.
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 washingtonpost.com: Bling and Bada Byng!
Over the years, great players such as Wayne Gretzky, Paul Kariya and Brett Hull have won the Lady Byng award, proving that you can be a good sport and a good hockey player.
Frank Calder, president of the NHL in the 1930s and '40s, bought a trophy every year for the league's best rookie.
After Calder died in 1943, the league got a new, permanent trophy and named it after the generous man.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A33137-2004Jun10?language=printer   (418 words)

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