Esso Hockey since 1936
Legends Of Hockey Players Lach, Elmer
Esso Hockey since 1936

Inducted 1966

Born 22 January 1918
Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Died 4 April 2015

Played 14 NHL seasons
from 1940 to 1954

Lach's wizardry and spirit were crucial to the team's good fortunes. Many in the league felt his touch with the puck and ability to flip it to teammates were unrivaled. He retired in 1952 as the NHL's all-time leading scorer.
Esso hockey medals of achievement