- The Washington Times - Wednesday, September 12, 2001

Ace Bailey, who played more than 200 games for the Washington Capitals in the club's formative years, was among those killed yesterday when Los Angeles-bound American Airlines flight 175 crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City. He was 53.

The left wing, born Garnet Bailey in Saskatchewan, was the Los Angeles Kings' director of pro scouting for eight years at the time of his death. He played for the Caps from Feb. 10, 1975, until he became a free agent in June 1978.

Bailey scored 43 goals and had 114 points for the Caps. He played 10 seasons in the league and was on championship teams in Boston in 1970 and 1972. He also was awarded five Stanley Cup rings as a scout for the Edmonton Oilers.

Also on the flight from Boston with Bailey was Mark Bavis, an amateur scout for the Kings.

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