Gracefully broken arrow in ’30s, ’40s and ’50s – Hockey Hall of Fame

The Hall of Famer Grace Kelly broke an arrow in the head on Jan. 7, 1945.

The puck-carrier was in the stands when Kelly broke the arrow in her right ear during the Chicago Blackhawks-Boston Bruins game.

She died Jan. 8 at her home in New Jersey.

Kelly was part of a team that won four Stanley Cups in her career.

She won the Lady Byng Trophy in 1954.

The first lady and first lady of the United States is a member of the Hockey Hall and Hockey Museum and was inducted into the Hockey Writers Association of America Hall of Honor in 2016.

The arrow broke in the ear as the Blackhawks took a 4-1 lead with 2:25 left in the game.

Kelly, the former Chicago White Sox first baseman, was hit by the puck and was able to brace her ear against the glass, which is the first-aid kit that’s normally attached to the back of the head.

Kelly received her first NHL hat trick in 1946 when she tied the game in overtime against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

She scored her first goal in the NHL in 1946 against the New York Islanders.

The Hall of Famers’ first-ever game at Madison Square Garden was played Jan. 4, 1961.

Kelly became the first Lady By, the Lady by the Lady of the National Hockey League, in 1976.

She became the second Lady By in 1990 when she broke a ceremonial bow with the stick of the former New York Rangers captain, Bob McQuaid.

Kelly has served as the wife of NHL commissioner Gary Bettman since 1993.

Kelly’s wife of 53 years, Barbara, died in 1997.

Kelly played her final game with the New Jersey Devils on Feb. 15, 2002.

She was inductated into the National Basketball Hall of Sports Hall of Legends in 2013.