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Max Bentley

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 155 lbs. (70 kg)

Born: March 1, 1920 in Delisle, Saskatchewan
Died: January 19, 1984
Relatives: Reg Bentley (brother), Doug Bentley (brother)
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1966 (Full List)


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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Sep 1, 2015 11:25 PM

NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1940-41 20 CBH NHL 36 7 10 17 6
1941-42 21 CBH NHL 39 13 17 30 2
1942-43 22 CBH NHL 47 26 44 70 2 Byng-1
1945-46 25 CBH NHL 47 31 30 61 6 AS-1,Byng-5,Hart-1
1946-47 26 CBH NHL 60 29 43 72 12 AS-2,Byng-3,Hart-3
1947-48 27 TOT NHL 59 26 28 54 14 Hart-4
1947-48 27 CBH NHL 6 3 3 6 4 Hart-4
1947-48 27 TOR NHL 53 23 25 48 10 Hart-4
1948-49 28 TOR NHL 60 19 22 41 18
1949-50 29 TOR NHL 69 23 18 41 14
1950-51 30 TOR NHL 67 21 41 62 34
1951-52 31 TOR NHL 69 24 17 41 40
1952-53 32 TOR NHL 36 12 11 23 16
1953-54 33 NYR NHL 57 14 18 32 15
6 yrs CBH NHL 235 109 147 256 32
6 yrs TOR NHL 354 122 134 256 132
1 yr NYR NHL 57 14 18 32 15
Career NHL 646 245 299 544 179

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1940-41 20 CBH NHL 36 7 0.19 0.28 0.47 0.18 0.17 10 17 27 10 0.6 0.5 1.2
1941-42 21 CBH NHL 39 12 0.33 0.44 0.77 0.30 0.05 17 24 41 16 1.8 0.6 2.4
1942-43 22 CBH NHL 47 27 0.55 0.94 1.49 0.57 0.04 28 52 80 29 4.8 0.8 5.6 Byng-1
1945-46 25 CBH NHL 47 28 0.66 0.64 1.30 0.60 0.13 37 52 89 34 6.1 0.7 6.7 AS-1,Byng-5,Hart-1
1946-47 26 CBH NHL 60 30 0.48 0.72 1.20 0.50 0.20 32 61 93 34 6.6 0.2 6.9 AS-2,Byng-3,Hart-3
1947-48 27 TOT NHL 59 23 0.44 0.47 0.92 0.39 0.24 33 44 77 30 5.1 1.1 6.2 Hart-4
1947-48 27 CBH NHL 6 3 0.50 0.50 1.00 0.44 0.67 4 5 9 4 0.6 0.0 0.7 Hart-4
1947-48 27 TOR NHL 53 21 0.43 0.47 0.91 0.39 0.19 29 39 68 26 4.5 1.1 5.5 Hart-4
1948-49 28 TOR NHL 60 18 0.32 0.37 0.68 0.29 0.30 26 37 63 24 3.5 0.9 4.4
1949-50 29 TOR NHL 69 18 0.33 0.26 0.59 0.27 0.20 28 25 53 22 3.4 1.1 4.6
1950-51 30 TOR NHL 67 24 0.31 0.61 0.93 0.35 0.51 26 60 86 31 5.6 1.5 7.1
1951-52 31 TOR NHL 69 18 0.35 0.25 0.59 0.27 0.58 28 22 50 21 3.6 1.3 4.9
1952-53 32 TOR NHL 36 10 0.33 0.31 0.64 0.28 0.44 15 16 31 13 2.4 0.5 3.0
1953-54 33 NYR NHL 57 13 0.25 0.32 0.56 0.23 0.26 18 26 44 17 2.9 0.7 3.6
6 yrs CBH NHL 235 106 0.46 0.63 1.09 0.45 0.14 128 211 339 127 20.6 2.9 23.5
6 yrs TOR NHL 354 108 0.34 0.38 0.72 0.31 0.37 152 199 351 137 23.1 6.4 29.5
1 yr NYR NHL 57 13 0.25 0.32 0.56 0.23 0.26 18 26 44 17 2.9 0.7 3.6
Career NHL 646 228 0.38 0.46 0.84 0.35 0.28 298 436 734 281 46.6 10.0 56.6

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1940-41 20 CBH NHL 4 1 3 4 2
1941-42 21 CBH NHL 3 2 0 2 0
1945-46 25 CBH NHL 4 1 0 1 4
1947-48 27 TOR NHL SC 9 4 7 11 0
1948-49 28 TOR NHL SC 9 4 3 7 2
1949-50 29 TOR NHL 7 3 3 6 0
1950-51 30 TOR NHL SC 11 2 11 13 4
1951-52 31 TOR NHL 4 1 0 1 2
Career NHL 3 51 18 27 45 14

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1937-38 17 Drumheller Miners ASHL 26 28 15 43 10
1938-39 18 Drumheller Miners ASHL 32 29 24 53 16
1939-40 19 Saskatoon Quakers SSHL 31 37 14 51 4
1940-41 20 Providence Reds AHL 9 4 2 6 0
1940-41 20 Kansas City Americans AHA 5 5 5 10 0
1943-44 23 Calgary Currie Army CNDHL 15 18 13 31 26
1944-45 24 Calgary Currie Army CNDHL 12 14 14 28 24
1954-55 34 Saskatoon Quakers WHL 40 24 17 41 23
1955-56 35 Saskatoon Quakers WHL 10 2 2 4 20
1958-59 38 Saskatoon Quakers WHL 26 6 12 18 2
Career 1 Season AHA 5 5 5 10 0
Career 1 Season AHL 9 4 2 6 0
Career 2 Seasons ASHL 58 57 39 96 26
Career 2 Seasons CNDHL 27 32 27 59 50
Career 1 Season SSHL 31 37 14 51 4
Career 3 Seasons WHL 76 32 31 63 45

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1937-38 17 Drumheller Miners ASHL 5 7 1 8 2
1938-39 18 Drumheller Miners ASHL 6 5 3 8 6
1939-40 19 Saskatoon Quakers SSHL 4 1 1 2 2
1943-44 23 Calgary Currie Army CNDHL 2 3 4 7 0
1944-45 24 Calgary Currie Army CNDHL 3 3 2 5 0
Career 2 Seasons ASHL 11 12 4 16 8
Career 2 Seasons CNDHL 5 6 6 12 0
Career 1 Season SSHL 4 1 1 2 2

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 12 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Max Bentley 7.1 6.9 6.7 6.2 5.6 4.9 4.6 4.4 3.6 3.0 2.4 1.2
Garry Unger 94.0 8.7 8.0 7.6 7.4 6.8 6.0 4.9 4.3 4.2 3.9 3.3 1.3
Doug Weight 93.7 9.0 8.5 8.3 7.8 7.2 5.9 5.7 5.4 3.0 2.6 2.5 1.4
Peter McNab 93.3 8.5 8.3 7.7 7.5 6.7 5.6 5.1 4.5 3.8 2.7 2.1 0.4
Kirk Muller 92.1 8.2 7.8 7.5 6.3 5.4 4.9 4.8 4.7 3.6 2.4 2.3 1.8
Steve Sullivan 91.5 8.8 8.2 7.4 7.2 7.2 6.9 6.9 4.7 3.9 3.3 2.2 1.0
Sweeney Schriner 91.4 6.5 6.2 5.6 5.3 4.5 4.1 4.1 3.7 3.1 3.1 1.3
Stephane Richer 90.9 9.6 7.9 7.6 6.3 5.5 5.3 4.8 4.6 3.3 2.8 2.4 0.0
Robert Reichel 90.7 9.5 8.1 7.2 7.0 6.2 5.7 3.9 3.6 3.4 3.3 2.7
Tomas Sandstrom 90.5 9.2 7.0 7.0 6.5 5.4 5.1 4.8 4.4 4.3 4.3 3.5 3.0
Milt Schmidt 90.4 7.5 7.0 6.6 4.6 4.4 3.8 3.8 3.5 3.2 2.6 2.6 0.8
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Max Bentley 7.1 6.9 6.7 6.2 5.6 4.9 4.6 4.4 3.6 3.0 2.4 1.2
Peter McNab 93.2 8.5 8.3 7.7 7.5 6.7 5.6 5.1 4.5 3.8 2.7 2.1 2.0 0.5 0.4
Garry Unger 92.4 8.7 8.0 7.6 7.4 6.8 6.0 4.9 4.3 4.2 3.9 3.3 1.8 1.3 0.4 -0.3 -0.7
Keith Primeau 92.2 9.3 8.0 7.4 7.1 5.5 5.4 4.9 4.8 4.5 2.3 2.1 1.3 1.0 0.5 -0.5
Babe Siebert 91.9 6.2 5.5 5.1 4.5 4.5 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.1 2.5 2.1 1.1 1.0 0.6
Sweeney Schriner 91.4 6.5 6.2 5.6 5.3 4.5 4.1 4.1 3.7 3.1 3.1 1.3
Robert Reichel 90.7 9.5 8.1 7.2 7.0 6.2 5.7 3.9 3.6 3.4 3.3 2.7
Michael Nylander 90.2 9.0 8.4 7.1 7.0 6.2 5.5 4.5 4.2 3.8 3.1 2.5 1.6 1.4 0.9 -0.1
Rick Vaive 89.8 8.1 8.0 7.1 6.2 5.8 5.1 5.0 4.8 4.7 4.3 4.2 2.3 -0.2
Geoff Sanderson 89.7 8.3 7.7 7.5 7.4 6.7 6.6 4.5 3.6 3.1 3.1 2.8 2.3 2.1 2.1 1.4 0.7 0.1
Dmitri Khristich 89.6 8.8 8.6 7.0 6.4 5.8 5.7 5.1 3.4 3.1 2.4 2.2 1.8

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

November 2, 1947: Traded to Toronto by Chicago with Cy Thomas for Gus Bodnar, Bud Poile, Gaye Stewart, Ernie Dickens and Bob Goldham, November 2, 1947.

August 11, 1953: Traded to NY Rangers by Toronto for cash, August 11, 1953.

November 16, 1955: Officially announced retirement from NHL, November 16, 1955.

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