From 1957 to 1978, Neil Armstrong officiated 1,744 games in the NHL, and he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as an official in 1991.

Currently, his son, Doug Armstrong, is the general manager of the St. Louis Blues, and on Sunday, the Blues announced that Armstrong had passed away early in the morning at the age of 87.

The hockey world paid respect to the Hockey Hall of Famer, sending their support to the Armstrong family.