Edward “Eddie“ Wiseman (D)
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.
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