Category:Seattle Metropolitans players
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1. Hap Holmes – Harry George Hap Holmes was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. As a professional, Holmes won the Stanley Cup four times and he tied the record of his 1914 Stanley Cup winning Toronto Blueshirts teammate Jack Marshall, who also won Cups with four different teams. No other player has duplicated this record, Holmes won the first of his four Stanley Cups in 1914. For the 1917–18 season, Holmes ended up playing for the Torontos of the National Hockey League through a series of loans by other teams, Holmes won his third Stanley Cup in his only full season with the Torontos. After playing two games in the 1918-19 season for the Toronto Arenas, Holmes would be recalled by the Metropolitans, Holmes played for the Metropolitans for the next six seasons, until the team folded. In the 1924–25 season, Holmes joined the Victoria Cougars of the West Coast Hockey League, Holmes played for the Cougars for two seasons, winning the Stanley Cup for his fourth and last time. After the WCHL/WHL league folded, Holmes joined the Detroit Cougars of the NHL, playing with the Cougars for two seasons before retiring. Holmes was a stand-up style goaltender, later on in his career, Holmes wore a cap when in goal to protect his head from objects thrown by spectators, as it presented a tempting target to them. Holmes coached minor-league teams after his retirement, notably the Toronto Millionaires of the Canadian Professional Hockey League, Holmes died on June 27,1941, near Fort Lauderdale, Florida and was inducted posthumously into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1972. Harry Hap Holmes, alternatively nicknamed Happy, started playing ice hockey as an amateur with the Parkdale Canoe Club in the Ontario Hockey Association in the 1908–09 season and he played with Parkdale for three seasons, for 11 regular season games and two playoff games. In his first season with the Parkdale Canoe Club, Holmes lost all three games in which he appeared, giving up 22 goals over that stretch, the following season, Holmes appeared in four games, winning and losing two games apiece. Over the 1909–10 season, Holmes gave up 26 goals, in 1910–11, his last season with the Parkdale Canoe Club, he appeared in four regular season games once more, winning three and losing one, while giving up only 12 goals over those games. In the playoffs, Holmes played two games, losing one and tying the other, surrendering nine goals, in the 1911–12 season, Holmes appeared in only one exhibition game, as the Toronto Blueshirts were unable to play due to the slow completion of their artificial ice. Holmes played a game for the Toronto Tecumsehs, conceding three goals in a victory, Holmes began his professional career playing for the Toronto Blueshirts of the National Hockey Association in 1912–13. Holmes played with the Blueshirts for three seasons, in his first season with the Blueshirts, Holmes had a 6–7 record over 15 games with a shutout, and a 4.47 goals-against average. The Blueshirts ended up missing the playoffs, in the 1913–14 season, Holmes second season with the Blueshirts, he won the Stanley Cup for the first time. It was the first time a Toronto-based team won the Stanley Cup, the next season, the Blueshirts missed the playoffs, as Holmes had only eight victories over 20 games, ending up with a 4.18 goals-against average. In the 1915–16 season, Holmes signed with the Seattle Metropolitans of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association, in his first season with the Metropolitans, Holmes played 18 games
2. Ran McDonald – Ranald Ran John McDonald was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played 159 games in various professional and amateur leagues, including the Pacific Coast Hockey Association. Among the teams he played with were the New Westminster Royals, Portland Rosebuds, Victoria Aristocrats, and Spokane Canaries. Born in Cashions Glen, Ontario, McDonald played for senior teams in Fort William, Ontario. He was named to the leagues first all-star team in 1912,1913, McDonald played eight seasons in all in the PCHA before 1919. He played in the 1919 Stanley Cup Finals and played one season in 1920–21 with the Edmonton Dominions of the Big Four League before retiring. Ran McDonalds career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
3. Sibby Nichols – Amongst the teams he played with were the Montreal Shamrocks, Spokane Canaries, Seattle Metropolitans, Vancouver Millionaires, and Victoria Aristocrats. He also played lacrosse with the Vancouver Lacrosse Club, Nichols started out playing hockey in Montreal, Quebec where he represented the Montreal Shamrocks, Montreal Light Heat Power, and Montreal Astor-Canadien in different leagues. Back in the league for the 1915–16 season Nichols played one game with the Millionaires before moving on to the Victoria Aristocrats. Victoria Aristocrats were transferred to Spokane, Washington for the 1916–17 PCHA season and played there for one year as the Spokane Canaries, Sibby Nichols was born in Alexandria in the township of North Glengarry, Ontario in 1884 and died in Los Angeles in 1957. = Exhibition games Statistics from Society of International Hockey Research at sihrhockey. org Sibby Nichols at Just Sports Stats Sebastian John Nichols at Glengarry Sports Hall of Fame
4. Lester Patrick – Along with his brother Frank Patrick and father Joseph Patrick, he founded the Pacific Coast Hockey Association and helped develop several rules for the game of hockey. Patrick won six Stanley Cups as a player, coach and manager, the son of a wealthy lumberman, Patrick was a great rover and defenceman who first came to prominence in 1900 when he played for McGill University. In 1904 he was the star for the Brandon team in the Northwestern and Manitoba Hockey Leagues, with Patrick at cover point, Brandon challenged the Ottawa Senators for the Stanley Cup in that season, but were defeated in the two-game, total-goal series. He had greater success with the famed Montreal Wanderers in the 1906 and 1907 seasons, scoring 41 goals as a rushing defenceman in just 28 scheduled games while serving as captain of the Redbands, Patrick led them to the Stanley Cup in both seasons. By 1910 the entire Patrick family would affect the Nelson, British Columbia Ladies Hockey Club, sisters Myrtle, Cynda and Dora Patrick were all involved with the club. In 1911 the Nelson Ladies Club was coached by Lester, the Patricks long had western ties. Patrick invented 22 new rules that remain in the NHL rulebook to this day and he introduced the blue line, the forward pass, and the playoff system, a change adopted by other leagues and sports around the world. After a suggestion by his father Joe, he began using numbers on players sweaters, a new rule allowed the puck to be kicked everywhere but into the net, and allowed goaltenders to fall to the ice to make a save. He was responsible for crediting assists when a goal was scored and its no wonder he was later called the Brains of Modern Hockey. Lester himself was the captain and star of the Victoria Aristocrats, the franchise — plagued by small crowds — was moved to Spokane, Washington and became the Spokane Canaries in 1916, and Patrick achieved his fourth and final First Team All-Star berth. After that season the Canaries were disbanded, and Patrick joined the Stanley Cup champion Seattle Metropolitans, the Aristocrats were revived in 1918 as the Victoria Cougars, and Patrick took over as player-manager. Despite playing in only half the games, he was named to the Second All-Star team once more before retiring as a player after the 1922 season. Patrick is famous for an incident which occurred during the Stanley Cup finals of 1928 and this is a record for the oldest goalie to play in the Stanley Cup Finals that still stands today. At the time it was not common for teams to have a backup goaltender, Patrick saved 18 to 19 shots while allowing one goal in helping the Rangers to an overtime victory. For the next three games, the league gave permission for the Rangers to use Joe Miller from the New York Americans in goal, the Rangers went on to win the Stanley Cup. Patrick also guided the Rangers to another championship in 1933, Patrick finally retired as general manager in 1946, but stayed on as vice president of Madison Square Garden, finally exiting in 1950. Patrick donated a trophy to the Western Hockey League, the Lester Patrick Cup, to go to the champions of that league. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1947, suffering from cancer, Lester died at his Victoria home after a heart attack on June 1,1960, at the age of 76
5. Charles Tobin – Charles Stuart Tobin was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. Tobin played 175 games in professional and amateur leagues, including the Pacific Coast Hockey Association. Amongst the PCHA teams he played for were the New Westminster Royals, Portland Rosebuds, Seattle Metropolitans, Vancouver Millionaires, Tobin was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. His brother was Bill Tobin, who would later be the manager and part-owner of the Chicago Black Hawks. Tobin died in 1924 at St. Vincents Hospital in Portland, Tobin first played senior-level ice hockey with the Edmonton Thistles in 1904–05. In 1912, the new PCHA was formed and Tobin was one of the original players, Tobin would play the bulk of his career in the PCHA, playing with the Portland Rosebuds, Victoria Aristocrats, Seattle Metropolitans and Vancouver Millionaires. Several of the teams were PCHA champions and Tobin played in the 1916,1920 and 1922 Stanley Cup playoffs, charles Tobins career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
6. Cully Wilson – Carol William Cully Wilson was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. The right winger played in the National Hockey League for the Toronto St. Pats, Montreal Canadiens, Hamilton Tigers and he was also a member of two teams who won the Stanley Cup before the NHL came into existence in 1917, the Toronto Blueshirts and Seattle Metropolitans. SIHR list him as dying on July 7,1962, Wilson came from a family of Icelandic heritage and was born as Karl Erlendson to parents Sigurður Erlendson and Metonia Indridadottir. The family later changed its name to Wilson, Wilson began his professional career with the National Hockey Associations Toronto Blueshirts in 1912. The next year he won his first Stanley Cup when the Blueshirts beat the Montreal Canadiens and he was a part of the first expansion of professional hockey when the Pacific Coast Hockey Association agreed to compete with the NHA in an east-west rivalry for the Stanley Cup championship. As a member of the Seattle Metropolitans, Wilson won the Stanley Cup for a time in 1917. Wilson signed with the National Hockey Leagues Toronto St. Pats in 1919 and he left the NHL after the 1922–23 season and headed west to play for the Calgary Tigers of the Western Canada Hockey League. He returned to the NHL for one season in 1926–27 after the WCHL folded. After a disappointing year with the Hawks, Wilson moved on to the American Hockey Association St. Paul Saints. Over the next three years he played and coached with the Saints before moving on to the San Francisco Tigers of the Cal-Pro League and his last season was the 1931–32 season with the Kansas City Pla-Mors. Cully Wilson played a style of hockey, both giving and receiving in the physical aspect of the game. As a result, he received an amount of slashes. In the 1919 PCHA season, in a game against the Vancouver Millionaires, Wilson fought for the puck against Millionaires center Mickey MacKay, MacKay suffered a fractured jaw and missed the rest of the season. When the season was over PCHA chief disciplinarian Frank Patrick banned Wilson from the league, Wilson led three different leagues in penalty minutes in different seasons, 1914–15 in the NHA,1919 in the PCHA, and 1919–20 in the NHL. Wilson died in 1962 and is buried in Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery in Seattle, MIL = Manitoba Icelandic League, MIPHL = Manitoba Independent League, MHL-Sr. Society for International Hockey Research at sihrhockey. org Cully Wilson at nhl. com Cully Wilson at Hockey-Reference Cully Wilsons biography at Legends of Hockey Cully Wilson at Find a Grave
7. Smokey Harris – Thomas Wilfred Smokey, Fred Harris was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. Harris played in the Pacific Coast Hockey Association, the National Hockey League, Harris was born in Port Arthur, Ontario. His brother Henry was also an ice hockey player. Harris scored the first goal in Boston Bruins franchise history, Harris first played senior hockey with the Kenora Thistles in the 1909–10 season. In 1911, he joined the Vancouver Millionaires of the PCHA and he played four seasons for Portland. Portland won the PCHA championship in 1916, briefly taking over the Stanley Cup before losing it in the 1916 Stanley Cup Finals to the Montreal Canadiens, after Portland folded, Harris returned to the Millionaires, playing another five seasons. With Vancouver, Harris played in the 1921 and 1923 Stanley Cup series and he played six games for the Bruins before being traded again, to the Vancouver Maroons of the WCHL, the renamed Millionaires franchise. His final season was 1931–32 for the San Francisco Rangers and he was briefly playing coach for Richfield Oil in 1925–26, and coached a full season for the Hollywood Millionaires in 1929–30
8. Eddie Carpenter – Everard Lorne Carpenter was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. Carpenter played in the Maritime Professional Hockey League, National Hockey Association, National Hockey League and he was a member of the 1917 Stanley Cup champion Seattle Metropolitans. Although born in Hartford, Michigan, Carpenter grew up in the Lachute-Brownsburg, Quebec, area where his parents lived until moved to Red Deer, Alberta. Carpenter moved to Port Arthur, Ontario, in 1909 to work for the Canadian Northern Railway and he played the defensive position of cover point with the semi-professional Thunder Bay Hockey Club in 1910, then during the hockey seasons of 1910-11 and 1911-12 for the Port Arthur Hockey Club. The team defeated Prince Albert for the Western Canadian championship, then went on to play the Ottawa Senators on March 16,1911, for the Stanley Cup and he played with the Moncton Victorias in the 1912-13 season and the New Glasgow Black Foxes in 1913-14. He then joined the Stanley Cup champion Toronto Blueshirts of the NHA for one season and he left the Blueshirts and joined the new Seattle Metropolitans, where the team won the Stanley Cup in 1917. Carpenter returned for one season in Port Arthur before serving in World War I and he returned from the war in 1919 and joined the Quebec Bulldogs of the NHL, following the club to Hamilton the next season, where it was known as the Hamilton Tigers. After retiring from hockey in 1921, Carpenter became the trainer, coach. He served as councillor of the city of Port Arthur in 1941, about 1945, he moved to Winnipeg, and in approximately 1954, he retired from his job as a locomotive engineer, having worked for the Canadian National Railways. He died, aged 75, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, note, GP = Games played, G = Goals, A = Assists, PTS = Points, PIM = Penalties In Minutes Source, NHL, Society for International Hockey Research. Scollie, Thunder Bay Mayors and Councillors 1873–1945, p. 62–63, notes Eddie Carpenters career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database Eddie Carpenter player profile at NHL. com Eddie Carpenters biography at Legends of Hockey
9. Alvin Fisher – Alvin Light Fisher was a Canadian ice hockey right winger. He played in the Western Canada, Pacific Coast and National hockey leagues for the Calgary Tigers, Seattle Metropolitans and Toronto St. Pats and he was born in Sault Ste. Prior to his career, he had served in the Canadian Forces during World War I. Alvin Fisher died suddenly at Ranger Lake in 1937 at the age of 44 and he suffered from poor health in the preceding years including heart problems, with the cause of death on his death certificate listed as acute pericarditis. He was buried at Old Greenwood Cemetery in Sault Ste, alvin Fishers career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
10. Hec Fowler – Norman Boswell Hec Fowler was a two-sport athlete from Canada. He was an ice hockey goaltender, most notably for the Victoria Cougars of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association. He was also a goalkeeper for Saskatoon Thistle. With Fowler at the helm, the Mets won the championship but were upset in the playoffs by the Vancouver Millionaires. At that point, Fowler enlisted in the military for the last year of World War I, and he played five seasons in all for the Cougars before being sold to the expansion Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League in October 1924. Behind a weak defense, Fowler was repeatedly shelled and released by Boston by the end of December and he signed with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Western Canada Hockey League to finish the season, but took the next year off. Named to the PCHA First All-Star Team in 1917, named to the PCHA Second All-Star Team in 1918. Hec Fowlers biography at Legends of Hockey Hec Fowlers career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database Hec Fowler at Find a Grave
11. Frank Foyston – Frank Corbett The Flash Foyston was a Canadian professional ice hockey player and coach. Foyston was a member of Stanley Cup championship teams with the Toronto Blueshirts in 1914, the Seattle Metropolitans in 1917, while with the Metropolitans, he twice led the Pacific Coast Hockey Association in goals. After his retirement from playing, Foyston became a minor league head coach and he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1958. Foyston was born in Minesing, Ontario, in 1891, from 1908 to 1910, he played for the Barrie Athletic Club in the OHA Jr. league. In 1908–09, he scored 17 goals in 6 games, in 1910–11, Foyston played for the Barrie Athletic Club in the OHA Sr. league and scored 14 goals in 6 games. The following season, he played for the Toronto Eatons, scoring 15 goals in 6 games in the season and 5 goals in 4 games in the playoffs. Foyston began his hockey career with the National Hockey Associations Toronto Blueshirts in 1912–13. In his first season with Toronto, he scored 8 goals in 16 games, the following year, he scored 16 goals in 19 regular season games and 1 goal in 2 playoff games to help the Blueshirts win the NHA championship. In the 1914 Stanley Cup Finals against the PCHAs Victoria Cougars, the following season, he had 13 goals and 9 assists in 20 games. At the beginning of the 1915–16 season, Foyston signed with the PCHAs Seattle Metropolitans, in his first season with Seattle, he had 13 points in 18 games. The following season, he had 36 goals and 12 assists in 24 games, Seattle played in the 1917 Stanley Cup Finals against the Montreal Canadiens, and Foyston had 7 goals and 3 assists to help the Metropolitans win the Stanley Cup in four games. It was the first time an American team had won the Cup, at the end of the season, Foyston was voted the Champion All-Around Hockey Player in the PCHA. In 1918–19, Foyston scored 15 goals in 18 regular season games and 3 goals in 2 playoff games, Foyston scored 9 goals in 5 games before the series was abandoned due to the influenza epidemic. The Stanley Cup was not awarded that year, the following season, in 1919–20, Foyston scored 26 goals in 22 regular season games and 3 goals in 2 playoff games, as Seattle advanced to the 1920 Stanley Cup Finals. In the Finals, he had 6 goals in 5 games, Foyston played with Seattle until 1924. After the franchise folded, he signed with Victoria Cougars of the Western Canada Hockey League, in 1924–25, he had 11 points in 27 regular season games and 2 points in 4 playoff games. In the 1925 Stanley Cup Finals against the Canadiens, he scored 1 goal in 4 games to help the Cougars become the last non-NHL team to win the Cup and he played in the 1926 Stanley Cup Finals the following year but had no points. The Victoria franchise was purchased by the National Hockey Leagues Detroit Cougars, in 1928–29, Foyston was a player-coach for the Detroit Olympics of the Canadian Professional Hockey League
12. Tommy McCarthy (ice hockey) – Thomas Edward McCarthy was a professional ice hockey player who played two seasons in the National Hockey League for the Quebec Bulldogs and Hamilton Tigers. He played one season for the Quebec Bulldogs and one for the Hamilton Tigers of the NHL, in 34 NHL games, he scored 19 goals and added 3 assists for 22 points. In 19 PCHA games, he scored two goals and one assist, two other Tom McCarthys played in the NHL. Tom McCarthy played for the Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins, Tom McCarthy played for the Minnesota North Stars and Boston Bruins. Tom McCarthys career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database