1884 Ottawa Hockey Club season

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The 1884 Ottawa Hockey Club season was the club's first season of play. The club had formed the previous March and now was playing a season against other clubs. They played in red and black striped sweaters.

Season[edit]

Men wearing hockey sweaters assembled in three rows in front of a painting of a forest scene. Several are holding hockey sticks
First photo of Ottawa Hockey Club, 1883–84.
Back row: L to R: T.D. Green, T. Gallagher, N. Porter.
Middle row, L to R: H. Kirby, J.Kerr, F. Jenkins.
Front row: L to R: G. Young, A. Low, E. Taylor
An 1884 Carnival game at the McGill ice rink. Unknown teams

The club played in the Montreal Winter Carnival Tournament.[1]

# Date Series Opponent Score Decision Record
1 February 7, 1884 Carnival McGill College 0–1 L 0–1–0
2 February 8, 1884 Carnival Montreal Victorias 1–0 W 1–1–0
3 February 10, 1884 Carnival McGill College 3–0 W 2–1–0
4 February 11, 1884 Carnival Montreal Victorias 0–1 L 2–2–0

Roster[edit]

Thomas D. Green, Thomas Gallagher, F.M.S. (Frank) Jenkins, Jack Kerr, Halder Kirby, Albert Peter Low, Nelson Porter, Ernest Taylor, George Young[2]

References[edit]

  • "Hockey Match". The Globe. February 9, 1884. p. 13.
  • "The Montreal Carnival". The Globe. February 11, 1884. p. 2.
  • Fischer, Doug (March 2, 2008). "When hockey came to the capital; 125 years ago this week, the Ottawa Hockey Club – the team that became the original Senators – took to the ice for the first time. A new book tells their fascinating story". The Ottawa Citizen. pp. D4.
  • Montreal Gazette, Feb. 8, 1884
  • Kitchen, Paul (2008). Win, Tie or Wrangle. Manotick, Ontario: Penumbra Press. ISBN 978-1-897323-46-5.
  1. ^ Kitchen, pp. 24–27
  2. ^ Fischer, Doug (March 2, 2008). "When hockey came to the capital; 125 years ago this week, the Ottawa Hockey Club – the team that became the original Senators – took to the ice for the first time. A new book tells their fascinating story". The Ottawa Citizen. pp. D4.