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Eddie Shore passes at age of 82

Updated: March 10, 2002, 4:07 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

March 16, 1985

Boston Bruins legend Eddie Shore, the only defenseman to win the NHL's MVP award four times, dies at age 82 in Springfield, Mass. A Hall of Famer, Shore's win-at-any-cost attitude made him the most feared player of the late twenties and thirties.

Renowned for his combative play and devastating body checks, Shore received as well as he gave out. He suffered 978 stitches, 14 broken noses and five broken jaws.

Nicknamed "The Edmonton Express," Shore ...

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