11/05/1968 Montreal Canadiens coach Hector Blake announces his retirement
Toe Blake was one of toughest players, best coaches
Joseph Hector "Toe" Blake was a Canadian ice hockey player and coach in the National Hockey League. He is best known for his three-decade association with the Montreal Canadiens with whom he won the Stanley Cup ten times as a player or coach. Blake was named one of the '100 Greatest NHL Players' in history.