Jim Mallen

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Jim Mallen
Jim Mallen, Galt Professionals.jpg
Mallen with the Galt Professionals.
Born (1881-05-25)May 25, 1881
Morrisburg, Ontario[1]
Died December 17, 1954(1954-12-17) (aged 73)
Morrisburg, Ontario
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb; 11 st 11 lb)
Position Center
Rover[2]
Played for Sydney Socials
Sydney AAA
Sydney Nationals
Calumet Miners
Pittsburgh Lyceum
Toronto Professionals
Pittsburgh Bankers
Galt Professionals
Trenton
Belleville
Halifax Socials
Moncton Victorias
Sydney Millionaires
Halifax Crescents
Playing career 1901–1914

James Irwin "Jim, Kid" Mallen (May 25, 1881 – December 17, 1954) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who was active with several different clubs from 1901–1914. Amongst the teams Mallen played for were the Calumet Miners, Pittsburgh Lyceum, Pittsburgh Bankers, Toronto Professionals and Galt Professionals.

When with the Galt Professionals Mallen twice was on a team that challenged for the Stanley Cup, in January 1910[3] and in March 1911,[4] but the Galt team lost both times to the Ottawa Senators.

Jim Mallen was a small player in stature even for his era but stocky built at 5'5" and approximately 165 pounds. He played primarily at the center and rover positions. His younger brother Ken Mallen also played professional ice hockey and was on the 1915 Vancouver Millionaires team that won the Stanley Cup.

Statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1901–02 Sydney Socials CBSHL 5 12 3 15
1902–03 Sydney Socials CBSHL 8 20 4 24 1 1 0 1 0
1903–04 Sydney AAA CBSHL 8 8 1 9
1904–05 Sydney Nationals CBSHL 8 9 4 13 6
1905–06 Calumet Miners IPHL 4 3 0 3 0
1906–07 Calumet Miners IPHL 1 0 0 0 0
1907–08 Pittsburgh Lyceum WPHL 16 24 0 24
1908–09 Toronto Professionals OPHL 3 6 0 6 3
Pittsburgh Bankers WPHL 8 5 0 5
Pittsburgh Lyceum WPHL 8 4 0 4
1909–10 Galt Professionals OPHL 7 10 0 10 3
Stanley Cup 2 0 0 0 3
1910–11 Trenton EOPHL 4 8 0 8
Belleville EOPHL 2 4 0 4
Galt Professionals OPHL 12 3 0 3
Galt Professionals Stanley Cup 1 0 0 0 0
1911–12 Halifax Socials MaPHL 10 15 0 15
1912–13 Moncton Victorias MaPHL 8 5 0 5 14
1913–14 Sydney Millionaires MaPHL 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
Halifax Crescents 7 1 0 1 3
WPHL totals 32 33 0 33
OPHL totals 22 19 0 19 6
MaPHL totals 27 22 0 22 17 2 0 0 0 0

Statistics from SIHR at sihrhockey.org

References[edit]

  • Harper, Stephen J. (2013). A Great Game: The Forgotten Leafs & the Rise of Professional Hockey. Canada: Simon & Schuster. p. 368. ISBN 978-1476716534.

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