Tim Horton

1930 – 1974   Athlete and Founder of Popular Doughnut Chain

Born in Ontario, Horton showed great promise as a hockey player as a youth. His first NHL game was in 1952 and he played mainly defence for Toronto, Pittsburgh, Buffalo and New York. Horton opened his first doughnut store in 1964; the chain now spreads across six countries and 3,500 stores. He was killed in a single-vehicle automobile accident in 1974. A four-time Stanley Cup champion, Horton was accepted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1977.

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“When we’ve got the puck, they can’t score.”