Born on September 10, 1939, in Greater Sudbury, Canada, James Joseph Pappin was a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger who played 14 seasons in the National Hockey League.
From 1963 to 1977, he played for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Chicago Black Hawks, California Golden Seals, and Cleveland Barons.
He won the Stanley Cup in 1964 and 1967 with the Leafs.
Jim led the league in playoff goals and points in 1967 with four goals and six assists in the Finals, including the Cup-winning goal in Game 6 on May 2, 1967.
Jim played in 767 NHL games between 1963 and 1977, scoring 278 goals and 295 assists for 573 points after playing for the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL) in the early 1960s.
The 1972–73 season was his statistical best, when he scored 41 goals and 92 points with the Chicago Black Hawks.
Jim Pappin Illness: What Disease Did Jim Pappin Have?
Pappin passed away on June 29, 2022, at the age of 82.
He was not known to be having any disease or suffering from any illness, as the cause of his death remains unknown at the moment.