Constantine Falkland Cary Smythe, MC (February 1, 1895 – November 18, 1980) was a Canadian businessman, soldier and sportsman in ice hockey and horse racing. He is best known as the principal owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1927 to 1961 and as the builder of Maple Leaf Gardens. As owner of the Leafs during numerous championship years, his name appears on the Stanley Cup eight times: 1932, 1942, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1951 and 1962.

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  • Constantine Falkland Cary Smythe, MC (February 1, 1895 – November 18, 1980) was a Canadian businessman, soldier and sportsman in ice hockey and horse racing. He is best known as the principal owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1927 to 1961 and as the builder of Maple Leaf Gardens. As owner of the Leafs during numerous championship years, his name appears on the Stanley Cup eight times: 1932, 1942, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1951 and 1962. Smythe is also known for having served in both World Wars, organizing his own artillery battery in the Second World War. The horses of Smythe's racing stable won the Queen's Plate twice among 145 stakes race wins during his lifetime. Smythe started and ran a successful sand and gravel business. He was a big supporter of the Ontario Society for Crippled Children and the Variety Club and founded the Conn Smythe Foundation philanthropic organization. (en)
  • Constantine „Conn“ Falkland Kerry Smythe (* 1. Februar 1895 in Toronto, Ontario; † 18. November 1980 in Caledon, Ontario) war ein kanadischer Eishockeyfunktionär. (de)
  • Constantine Falkland Cary Smythe (né le 1er février 1895 à Toronto dans l'Ontario au Canada - mort le 18 novembre 1980 à Caledon en Ontario) était une personnalité importante dans le monde du hockey sur glace. D'origine Canadienne, il fut un des plus compétitifs et une des personnes les plus emblématiques de l'histoire de la ligue nationale de hockey. Il a le mérite d’avoir bâti deux organisations de la LNH. D’abord les Rangers de New York à titre de directeur-général et ensuite les St. Pats de Toronto, qu’il rebaptisera Maple Leafs, comme directeur-général et propriétaire. (fr)
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  • Constantine „Conn“ Falkland Kerry Smythe (* 1. Februar 1895 in Toronto, Ontario; † 18. November 1980 in Caledon, Ontario) war ein kanadischer Eishockeyfunktionär. (de)
  • Constantine Falkland Cary Smythe (né le 1er février 1895 à Toronto dans l'Ontario au Canada - mort le 18 novembre 1980 à Caledon en Ontario) était une personnalité importante dans le monde du hockey sur glace. D'origine Canadienne, il fut un des plus compétitifs et une des personnes les plus emblématiques de l'histoire de la ligue nationale de hockey. Il a le mérite d’avoir bâti deux organisations de la LNH. D’abord les Rangers de New York à titre de directeur-général et ensuite les St. Pats de Toronto, qu’il rebaptisera Maple Leafs, comme directeur-général et propriétaire. (fr)
  • Constantine Falkland Cary Smythe, MC (February 1, 1895 – November 18, 1980) was a Canadian businessman, soldier and sportsman in ice hockey and horse racing. He is best known as the principal owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1927 to 1961 and as the builder of Maple Leaf Gardens. As owner of the Leafs during numerous championship years, his name appears on the Stanley Cup eight times: 1932, 1942, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1951 and 1962. (en)
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