2018 Toledo Hockey Hall of Fame Inductee
Defenseman - Toledo Babcocks [1940-1941]
Head Coach - Toledo Babcocks [1940-1941]; Toledo Mercurys [1947-1949]; Toledo Buckeyes [1949-50]
Born: February 12, 1906
Archival video footage courtesy of WGTE Public Media
The Winnipeg, Manitoba native is considered one of the “founding fathers” of hockey in Toledo. Played one season with the Toledo’s first semi-pro team, the Babcocks. Was the first head coach and longtime general manager of the Toledo Mercurys, building three IHL Turner Cup Championship teams (1948, 1951, 1952). Served as commissioner of the IHL from 1962 until 1967.