Tiny Thompson’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 31, 1903

Death Date

Feb 9, 1981

Age of Death

77 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Feb 9, 1981


Hockey Player

The hockey player Tiny Thompson died at the age of 77. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

NHL Hall of Fame goaltender who popularized falling on the puck to save it and became the first goalie to score an assist by passing.

He grew up in British Columbia, Canada, unusual for an NHL dominated at the time by east-coast Canadian players.