Harry 'Moose' Watson
Born 1898 in St, John's
Harry was invited to play in the NHL but chose an amateur career in Toronto. He won the Allan Cup in 1922 & 1923 with the Toronto Granites and led Team Canada to an Olympic Gold Medal in 1924 by scoring 37 goals in 5 games.
Arthur 'Copper' Leyte
Born 1931 in Buchans
The first Newfoundlander to play Junior hockey in Quebec, Copper won a Herder at 19 with the Buchans Miners followed by a thirteen-year career outside the province including 3 with the Quebec Aces.
Gallery of NL-born Amateur Hockey Players
Legendary NL-Born Players who Played Professional Hockey
Born 1933 in Bishop's Falls
George was the first Newfoundlander to turn Pro. In a 30-year career he won Quebec Junior A & B league titles, an Edinburgh Trophy & 2 QHL titles with Shawinigan Falls and 9 local Herders. In 1966 at the World Hockey Championships he led the bronze-winning Canadian National Team in scoring.
Born 1936 in Bishop's Falls
In his 30-year amateur and professional career, he won eight Herder Championships and played in 117 NHL games. On December 7, 1961 he became the first Newfoundland-born player to play a game in the National Hockey League.
Legendary NL-Connected Players
Players born outside NL Who Became Local Senior Hockey Legends
Born 1933 in New Glasgow, NS
born 1938 in Métabetchouan, QC
Jacques was the league scoring leader in '68 & '69, setting scoring records of 62 goals and 131 pts in 1968 that remained unbroken for 20 yrs. He also set a 10-yr record of 76 assists and played in 5 Allan Cups, skating for 3 different Nfld. teams 1967-69.
Organizers and Builders
Officials of the Game
Provincial Hockey Broadcasters
NL Hockey Photographers
Most early NL hockey photographs were studio portraits of teams in full equipment. Beginning in the late 1940s and into the 1950s, hockey photography in the media advanced as the game grew in popularity and camera equipment improved.
NL Players who Represented Canada in International Hockey
Gallery of NL players in International Hockey
Exhibition Games in the 1950s
Junior Canadiens April 1955 (Incl. Henri Richard)
Quebec Aces November 1958 Tour