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Edward Eddie Wiseman

Category

Athlete

Sport

Hockey

Hometown

Newcastle

Year Inducted

1974

Sport Ambassador

athlete

Edward “Eddie“ Wiseman (D)

HONOURED MEMBER

Biography

Eddie Wiseman joined a long list of New Brunswickers whose hockey-playing talents earned for them a berth in the exclusive National Hockey League of the 1930’s and 40’s. A native of Newcastle, he moved to Western Canada, the spawning grounds of so many major league stars, and was a member of the Memorial Cup-Champion Regina Pats in 1930. He graduated to the ranks of the N.H.L. in 1932-33 where for ten years he starred with Chicago, New York, and Boston. His career highlites include a Stanley Cup victory with the Bruins in 1940-41, and the distinction of being the leading goal scorer in the playoffs of that same year. Enrolled in the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, June 8, 1974.

Quick Facts

  • Played in the National Hockey League with Detroit (1932-35), New York (1935-39) and Boston (1939-42) 

  • Helped Boston to a Stanley Cup championship in 1940-41 

  • Helped the Regina St. Pats to the 1930 Memorial Cup 

  • Played in the American Hockey League for the Chicago Shamrocks, helping the team to a championship in 1932

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