Emile Francis Obituary, Death Cause: According to an online obituary, Emile Francis passed away from an undisclosed on Friday, February 19, 2022. He was 95 years old.
Statement from NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on the passing of Emile Francis.
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) February 20, 2022
Emile Francis Cause of Death
At this publication, we do not know what caused his death, which may never be revealed. However, when details about him become available, it will make headlines for all who want to read them.
Who was Emile Francis?
Francis was born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, on September 13, 1926. He was raised by his mother, Yvonne Francis after his father died when he was eight years old. One of his uncles taught him how to play ice hockey.
Emile Francis was a Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and general manager in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played for the Chicago Black Hawks and New York Rangers from 1946 to 1952.
He began his junior career in 1943–44 with the Philadelphia Falcons of the Eastern Hockey League. He later acquired his nickname “the Cat” while playing for the Moose Jaw Canucks of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League in 1945–46, when a sportswriter described him as “quick as a cat”.
Emile Francis Obituary
Emile Francis, an obituary, has been released for him. His family and friends are in our prayers during this difficult time. Still, unfortunately, we have not yet received any updates about funeral arrangements for the dead person.