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Players born on: April 20        
  Name        
Position
Year
Fred Holt
Goaltender
1874
Billy (William) Leo Smith
Center
1889
Martin Dunlop
Unknown
1893
Edward Hurley
Goaltender
1897
Ned (Edward) Hurley
Goaltender
1897
William "Mystery" Di Pasquale
Forward
1903
Cecil "Doc" Williamson
Defense
1907
Witalis Ludwiczak
Defense
1910
Sven Persson
Defense
1912
Josef Bohac
Goaltender
1914
Svatozar Trnovsky
Unknown
1920
Stig "Slaktarn" Andersson
Defense
1920
Sven Ragnar Thunman
Forward/Defence
1920
Ken (Kenneth) Charlton
Left Wing
1920
Harry Edwin Stafford
Unknown
1921
Cy (Cyril) Biegler
Right Wing
1923
Hymie Hunter
Left Wing
1925
Sigurd "Sigge" Nordh
Forward
1926
Jack Gatecliffe
Defense
1926
Laurie May
Defense
1926
Mark Ronald Babineau
Left Wing
1928
Yrjo Anton Hakala
Right Wing
1932
Lionel Grant Heinrich
Left Wing
1934
Vladimir Danilovich Kudryashov
Defense
1935
Edward F. Coakley
Unknown
1935
Dave Gordichuk
Right Wing
1935
Yuri Vasilievich Ovchukov
Goaltender
1937
Philippe Lacarriere
Defense
1938
Norman John Waslowski
Right Wing
1938
Wayne Edwards
Unknown
1939
Jack (John ) William Matheson
Right Wing
1940
Rudolf Sindelar
Center
1941
Gilles Banville
Goaltender
1942
Jan Soukup
Defense
1942
Frank Willy Olafsen
Unknown
1944
Brian "Sandy" McAndrew
Center
1944
Gerry (Gerald) Mazur
Center
1946
Anatoli Grigorievich Bakhmutov
Defense
1947
Cliff (Clifford) Stewart
Forward
1947
Brian James Lavender
Left Wing
1947
Meehan Alfred Bonnar
Right Wing
1947
Alex (Alexander) Campbell
Right Wing
1948
Mike Olson
Center
1948
Alfio Molina
Goaltender
1948
Anatoli Pavlovich Egorkin
Forward
1949
Alexander Nikolaevich Maltsev
Right Wing
1949
Vladimir Machulda
Forward
1949
Miroslav Gojanovic
Forward
1949
Mike (Michael) David Lampman
Left Wing
1950
Terry "Cowboy" Marshall
Defense
1950
Dave Cooney
Goaltender
1950
Viktor Ivanovich Shalimov
Right Wing
1951
Alexander Ivanovich Kulikov
Defense
1951
Lars Morén
Forward
1953
Gilles (Joseph) Leonard Gilles "Loopy" Lupien
Defense
1954
Csaba Kovacs
Defense
1954
Rick (Richard) Ronald Bourbonnais
Right Wing
1955
Juha Hietanen
Defense
1955
Russ Farwell
Forward
1956
Tom Boroski
Right Wing
1957
Jiri Jana
Forward
1957
Sergei Davydov
Forward
1957
Greg Kostenko
Defense
1958
Viacheslav Aleksandrovich Fetisov Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame  
Defense
1958
Kent Pedersén
Forward
1958
John Kwant
Right Wing
1960
William Mulcahy
Defense
1960
Corrado Micalef
Goaltender
1961
Andy (Andre) Daigle
Left Wing
1961
Barry Smith
Defense
1961
Randy Kirby
Goaltender
1962
Greg Wilson
Center
1962
Sergei Petrov
Defense
1962
Normand Lefrancois
Left Wing
1962
Lasse Lindberg
Defense
1962
Dana Demole
Goaltender
1963
Milan Volf
Forward
1963
Richard Bourque
Left Wing
1963
Claude Verret
Center
1963
Andreas Niederberger
Defense
1963
Craig Kales
Right Wing
1964
Thomas Svedin
Goaltender
1964
Daniel Mecrones
Right Wing
1965
Paul C. Jerrard
Defense
1965
Erik (Vesa) Erik Hamalainen
Defense
1965
Jorg Schmeissner
Forward
1965
Steve Girard
Left Wing
1965
Frederic Vermette
Center
1966
Vincent Joseph Riendeau
Goaltender
1966
Rene Vinopal
Center
1966
Ralph Di Fiore
Defense
1966
Johan Lindh
Defense
1966
Jukka Suomalainen
Defense
1966
Mika Viitaharju
Defense
1966
Peter "Fjuss" Hasselblad
Defense
1966
Kurt Lackten
Right Wing
1967
Rainer Hirschvogel
Forward
1967
Klaus Micheller
Defense
1967
Jiri Merta
Defense
1967
Magnus Andersson
Goaltender
1967
Stephane Dionne
Defense
1968
Toni (Anton) Raubal
Defense
1968
Johan de Vries
Defense
1968
Jacques Dumais
Defense
1968
Martin Lacroix
Right Wing
1968
Ola Persson
Goaltender
1968
Blair Michael Atcheynum
Right Wing
1969
Takayuki Kobori
Defense
1969
Valeri Panin
Forward
1969
Trevor Dam
Right Wing
1970
Martin Saurette
Left Wing
1970
Brad Boehm
Center
1970
Denis Vladimirovich Chervyakov
Defense
1970
Gary McKeag
Forward
1971
Troy Mohns
Defense
1971
Michal Straka
Center
1971
Trevor Tovell
Defense
1971
Brock Woods
Defense
1971
Darryl Brunaro
Right Wing
1971
Andrei Vyacheslavovich Kozlov
Defense
1971
Jacques Jr. Auger
Defense
1972
Matt Recchi
Center
1972
Catalin Ghenea
Right Wing
1973
Oleg Ivanovich Belov
Right Wing
1973
Eric Plante
Center
1973
Jasen Rintala
Center
1974
Ryan Esselmont
Center
1974
Bill McCauley
Defense
1974
Adam Dunne
Goaltender
1974
Francois Talbot
Goaltender
1974
Jeremy Lopata
Center
1975
Per Marius Thorbjornsen
Forward
1975
Gregg Malicke
Goaltender
1975
Steve Webb
Right Wing
1975
Jermu Pisto
Defense
1975
Ryan Dyck
Defense
1976
Steve Theriault
Left Wing
1976
Chris (Christopher) Robert Mason
Goaltender
1976
Frantisek Bombic
Defense
1977
Kevin Johns
Left Wing
1977
Marcel Kars
Left Wing
1977
Erik Nilsen
Defense
1977
Cameron Douglas Mann
Right Wing
1977
Jesse Welling
Right Wing
1977
David Joncas
Center
1977
Kamil Glabazna
Left Wing
1977
Ryan Deacon
Unknown
1977
Andrei Sharkevich
Defense
1977
Alexei Viktorovich Badyukov
Center
1978
Brent Currie
Defense
1978
Tom Leyne
Forward
1978
Marc-Etienne Hubert
Center
1978
Jeremiah Beaulne
Right Wing
1978
Alex Sikatchev
Forward
1978
Greg Tooke
Goaltender
1978
Josh Maser
Defense
1979
Brad Cote
Left Wing
1979
Jason Troini
Left Wing
1979
Brian Geever
Defense
1979
Scott Taylor
Left Wing
1979
Casey Handrahan
Defense
1980
Ryan Flinn
Left Wing
1980
Ryan Flynn
Left Wing
1980
Brian Kerr
Forward
1980
Chad Bennetts
Unknown
1980
Ye Wang
Defense
1980
Brian Boike
Forward
1980
Ole Fredrik Kirkebye
Defense
1980
Andy Reynolds
Goaltender
1981
Marc-Andre Gobeil
Left Wing
1981
Jonathan Michel
Center
1981
Jari Tolsa
Center
1981
Chris Eade
Defense
1982
Evgeny Sergeevich Alexandrov
Right Wing
1982
Justin Cefaly
Defense
1982
Nathan Szymanski
Forward
1982
Tomas Kollar
Left Wing
1982
Michael Parent
Defense
1982
Aram Kevorkian
Forward
1982
Yannick Maillot
Forward
1982
Dan Mahe
Forward
1982
Jordan Levy
Defense
1982
Jean-Charles Charette
Left Wing
1982
Dan Dabrowski
Goaltender
1982
Joey (Joseph) Belanger
Center
1982
Matt (Matthew) Ryan Norton
Goaltender
1982
Matthew Maglione
Defense
1982
Pierre-Luc Chenier
Left Wing
1983
Tom Gallagher
Left Wing
1983
Christian "Christian à Hilaire" Brideau
Defense
1983
Kalen Wright
Defense
1983
Marc Bowen
Goaltender
1983
Kris Gabriele
Goaltender
1983
Josh Simek
Defense
1983
Chad Phillips
Defense
1983
Thomas Herbst
Defense
1983
Geoff Smith
Forward
1983
Jamie Lazorko
Defense
1983
Jean-Philippe Bourgeois
Center
1983
David Van der Gulik
Right Wing
1983
David Norton
Defense
1984
Bryan Bouchard
Forward
1984
Jared Silver
Forward
1984
Matti Jarvinen
Goaltender
1984
Jamie (Jameson) Hunt
Defense
1984
Mike De George
Unknown
1984
Jason Taylor
Defense
1984
Patrice Loiselle
Defense
1984
Tyler Soehner
Defense
1985
Guillaume Desbiens
Right Wing
1985
Devin Moore
Left Wing
1985
Brent Seabrook
Defense
1985
Michael Pelletier
Right Wing
1985
April MacCormack
Defense
1985
Nicklas Dahlberg
Goaltender
1985
Derek Bohn
Forward
1985
David Menter
Forward/Defence
1985
Jeff (Jeffrey) Robert Prough
Forward
1986
Sergey Klimkovich
Goaltender
1986
Kari Szadkowski
Forward
1986
David Shearer
Defense
1986
Cody Dodychuk
Goaltender
1986
Caitlyn Ruddy
Forward
1986
Sarah Sollows
Defense
1986
Paolo Bottiglia
Right Wing
1986
Kirk Manke
Goaltender
1986
Ben Grotting
Forward
1986
Ryan Bettesworth
Left Wing
1987
Dane Voegtlin
Defense
1987
Kwan Sik Oh
Defense
1987
Tomas Brnak
Defense
1987
Jay Fifield
Defense
1987
Bobby Davey
Defense
1987
Derek Reinhart
Defense
1987
Ben Youds
Defense
1988
Jake (Jacob) Klancher
Forward
1988
Per Jonsson
Defense
1988
Derek Roehl
Forward
1988
Raymond Wells
Left Wing
1988
Ryan Whyte
Forward
1988
Hugo Chevanelle
Defense
1988
Sean Ringrose
Center
1988
Craig Moore
Left Wing
1988
Bret Mueller
Forward
1988
Mark Collins
Forward
1988
Nick Bonino
Center
1988
Ryan White
Right Wing
1988
Wesley Vesprini
Goaltender
1988
Charles-Eric Painchaud
Left Wing
1988
C.J. (Christopher) Jung
Defense
1988
Nolan Julseth-White
Defense
1988
Vincent Marleau
Left Wing
1988
Radim Valchar
Left Wing
1989
Colton Sceviour
Right Wing
1989
Paul Cianfrini
Defense
1989
Eric Artman
Defense
1989
Michael Tuplin
Defense
1989
Guillaume Coude-Tremblay
Left Wing
1989
Mitchell Varey
Defense
1989
Andrew Cherniwchan
Right Wing
1989
Eric Steffl
Right Wing
1989
Mike Rey
Forward
1989
Brett McCullough
Defense
1989
Andy Balysky
Forward
1989
Mac Roy
Forward
1989
Shaun DeWulf
Right Wing
1989
David Hay
Defense
1989
Manuel Schellenberg
Left Wing
1990
Zach Ledford
Defense
1990
Alex Wright
Goaltender
1990
Matthew Delaney
Goaltender
1990
Matty (Matthew) Smith
Defense
1990
Matt Beer
Forward
1990
Brett Slobodzian
Forward
1990
Justin Hulshof
Forward
1990
Lorenz Hirn
Goaltender
1990
Lyndon Joseph
Right Wing
1990
Ryan MacDonald
Right Wing
1990
Matt Hoyle
Goaltender
1990
Derek Grant
Forward
1990
Michael Pisarevsky
Forward
1991
Tyler Voigt
Forward
1991
Jordan Bauer
Right Wing
1991
Kenny Tanaka
Right Wing
1991
Mike Delvecchio
Defense
1991
Drew Scurfield
Defense
1991
James Keane
Left Wing
1991
Darren Andre
Forward
1991
Anthony Sweet
Goaltender
1991
Shawn Flynn
Forward
1991
Xavier "" Nendaz
Unknown
1991
Nemanja Vucurevic
Forward
1991
Doug Jessey
Defense
1991
Shane Goodrunning
Forward
1991
John Cullen
Goaltender
1991
Zachary Newman
Forward
1992
Luke Vogelgesang
Forward
1992
Dylan McIlrath
Defense
1992
Ryan Delorme
Goaltender
1992
Rasmus Bjerrum
Left Wing
1992
Brian Christie
Center
1992
David Koudela
Forward
1992
Michael McGahey
Defense
1992
Colton Jobke
Defense
1992
Wes Vannieuwenhuizen
Defense
1992
Zach Woloschuk
Forward
1992
Stephen MacAuley
Center
1992
Stefan Nador
Center
1992
Ricard Blidstrand
Defense
1992
Sean Federow
Defense
1992
Dylen McKinlay
Right Wing
1992
Jack McFarlane
Forward
1992
Richard Jansson
Forward
1992
Adam Harris
Goaltender
1992
Michael Ferland
Left Wing
1992
Ryan Walter
Defense
1993
Teemu Henritius
Right Wing
1993
Shayne Gostisbehere
Defense
1993
Brian Taylor
Defense
1993
Brad Col
Defense
1993
Kyle Hope
Defense
1993
Jared Crossan
Forward
1993
Kurtis Gabriel
Right Wing
1993
Andrey Olegovich Makarov
Goaltender
1993
Ben Hutton
Defense
1993
Vincent DiMaggio
Defense
1993
Benjamin Zientek
Forward
1994
Carsen Willans
Forward
1994
Landon Cross
Defense
1994
Anthony Latina
Forward
1994
Alexei Alekseevich Bereglazov
Defense
1994
Brandon Bistodeau
Forward
1994
Ryan Phillip
Defense
1994
Cody Gratton
Right Wing
1994
Patrick Walsh
Center
1994
Bradley Pung
Forward
1994
Josef Huber
Forward
1994
Jake Peterson
Defense
1994
Brady Gaudet
Defense
1994
Matus Holenda
Defense
1995
Mike Sullivan
Forward
1995
J.J. Huerena
Forward
1995
Adam Erne
Left Wing
1995
Alexandre Marcoux
Defense
1995
David Chavis II
Defense
1995
Bo Brauer
Forward
1995
Artem Kuleshov
Defense
1995
Tanner Hepp
Forward
1995
Anthony DiFruscia
Left Wing
1995
Michel Parent
Center
1995
Dylan Ostertag
Forward
1995
Carson Gatt
Defense
1996
Mitch Slattery
Center
1996
Ryan Marks
Defense
1996
Nick Marois
Center
1996
Spencer Otto
Defense
1997

Players who died on: April 20  
  Name     Position Year
Arthur Dickson Scott
Unknown
1936
Georg "Fransman" Johansson-Brandius
Left Wing
1964
Fred Robinson
Center
1971
Donald "Red" Leachman
Unknown
1977
Mike (Michael) Harasyn
Unknown
1985
Bun (Benedict) Ernest LaPrairie
Defense
1986
Wallace Barteaux
Right Wing
1990
Frank (Franklin) Raymond "Junie" Stubbs
Forward/Defence
1993
Gary George MacGregor
Center
1995
Phillippe Cholette
Left Wing
1998
Bill (Frank) William "Flash" Hollett
Defense
1999
Boris Leonidovich Zapryagaev
Goaltender
2000
Herb (Herbert) Alexander "Hap" Hamel
Right Wing
2001
Stig-Goran "Stisse" Johansson
Right Wing
2002
George "Wingy" Johnston
Right Wing
2006
Ralph Cameron
Right Wing
2010
Craig Lauder Cameron
Right Wing
2012
Nick (Nickolas) Chopty
Unknown
2012
Billy (William) Thomas Chown
Defense
2012
Don (Donald) C. Murray
Center
2013
Norm (Norman) Canning
Unknown
2013