News Schumacher hockey product, NHLer Dean Prentice dies SHARE ON: Bob McIntyre, staff Tuesday, Nov. 5th, 2019 (Timmins Sports Heritage Hall of Fame) From the outdoor rinks in his hometown of Schumacher, through junior hockey in Guelph, to the NHL. That sums up but doesn’t do justice to Dean Prentice’s career. He has died in the Cambridge area. Prentice played for five NHL teams in a 22-year career, all based in the States. The forward recorded 860 points in just under 14-hundred games. Dean Prentice was 87.