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Encyclopedia > Art Ross

Arthur Howie Ross (January 13, 1886 - August 5, 1964) was a Canadian ice hockey executive and defenceman in the National Hockey League and its predecessor, the National Hockey Association. January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1886 is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Defenceman (defenseman in American English) is a hockey player position on the ice whose responsibility is primarily defence. ... The modernized NHL shield logo, debuting in 2005. ... This article is part of the Evolution of the NHL series. ...


Born in Naughton, Ontario, Ross grew up in Montreal where he learned to play hockey. He played in the NHA for Haileybury, Ottawa and for the Montreal Wanderers throughout eight seasons. He won two Stanley Cups: in 1907 with the Kenora Thistles and the next season with the Wanderers. Naughton is a community in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ... City motto: Concordia Salus (Latin: Well-being through harmony) Province Quebec Mayor Gérald Tremblay Area  - % water 500. ... Temiskaming Shores, Ontario is a city in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ... Montreal Wanderers The Montreal Wanderers were a professional hockey team that played in Montreal, Quebec and one of the founding franchises of the National Hockey League in the 1917-18 NHL season. ... The Stanley Cup on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame. ... See also: 1906 in sports, 1908 in sports and the list of years in sports. ... The small city of Kenora prides itself on their triumphant win of the Stanley Cup in 1907 by the Kenora Thistles ice hockey team. ...


When the Wanderers joined the newly created NHL for the inaugural 1917-18 NHL season, Ross only played three games before a fire destroyed the Wanderers' arena, forcing the team to fold. The 1917-18 NHL season was the 1st regular season of the NHL. Each team played 22 games, except for the Montreal Wanderers whose season was cut short due to their arena burning down. ... It has been suggested that flame be merged into this article or section. ... An arena is a circular or oval shaped public space (akin to a classical amphitheatre), designed to showcase theater, musical performances, or sporting events. ...


Ross was then named the Boston Bruins first head coach for the 1924-25 NHL season, winning three more Cups. He was then promoted to become the team's general manager. The Boston Bruins are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ... The 1924-25 NHL season was the 8th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The term general manager is a title used by an executive in a business operation, although the duties of the position vary according to the context. ...


Ross was named one of twelve Hockey Hall of Fame chartered honourees in 1945. He was inducted as a builder. The Hockey Hall of Fame is in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; it is devoted to ice hockey rather than the field variety of the game. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... A builder of hockey is a person who works to manage or build the game. ...


Ross is credited as being the first to promote the use of hockey pucks made of synthetic rubber instead of natural rubber, which provide for more consistent play.


Ross also invented the modern B-shaped goal which cuts down on dangerous rebounds coming out of the net.


He donated the trophy which bears his name to the NHL. The Art Ross Memorial Trophy is given to the National Hockey League player with the highest combined total of goals and assists during the regular season. ...

Preceded by:
Richard 'Dickie' Boon
Head Coaches of the Montreal Wanderers
1913-1914
Succeeded by:
Richard 'Dickie' Boon
Preceded by:
Ricahrd 'Dickie' Boon
Head Coaches of the Montreal Wanderers
1917-1918
Succeeded by:
none
Preceded by:
Percy Thompson
Head Coaches of the Hamilton Tigers
1922-1923
Succeeded by:
Percy LeSueur
Preceded by:
none
Head Coaches of the Boston Bruins
1924-1928
Succeeded by:
Cy Denneny
Preceded by:
Cy Denneny
Head Coaches of the Boston Bruins
1929-1934
Succeeded by:
Frank Patrick
Preceded by:
Frank Patrick
Head Coaches of the Boston Bruins
1936-1939
Succeeded by:
Cooney Weiland
Preceded by:
Cooney Weiland
Head Coaches of the Boston Bruins
1941-1945
Succeeded by:
Dit Clapper

Percy LeSueur (November 18, 1881 in Quebec City, Quebec - January 27, 1962) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goalie who played for the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey Association. ... Chronological listing of Boston Bruins head coaches Art Ross 1924 - 1928 Cy Denneny 1928 - 1929 Art Ross 1929 - 1934 Frank Patrick 1934 - 1936 Art Ross 1936 - 1939 Cooney Weiland 1939 - 1941 Art Ross 1941 - 1945 Dit Clapper 1945 - 1949 George Boucher 1949 - 1950 Lynn Patrick 1950 - 1954 Lynn Patrick and... Cy Denneny (October 23, 1897 in Farrans Point, Ontario - September 9, 1970) was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played for the Ottawa Senators and Boston Bruins in the National Hockey League and the Toronto Blueshirts of the National Hockey Association. ... Cy Denneny (October 23, 1897 in Farrans Point, Ontario - September 9, 1970) was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played for the Ottawa Senators and Boston Bruins in the National Hockey League and the Toronto Blueshirts of the National Hockey Association. ... Chronological listing of Boston Bruins head coaches Art Ross 1924 - 1928 Cy Denneny 1928 - 1929 Art Ross 1929 - 1934 Frank Patrick 1934 - 1936 Art Ross 1936 - 1939 Cooney Weiland 1939 - 1941 Art Ross 1941 - 1945 Dit Clapper 1945 - 1949 George Boucher 1949 - 1950 Lynn Patrick 1950 - 1954 Lynn Patrick and... Frank Patrick can be Frank Patrick the American football player Frank Patrick the Ice hockey player This is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... Frank Patrick can be Frank Patrick the American football player Frank Patrick the Ice hockey player This is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... Chronological listing of Boston Bruins head coaches Art Ross 1924 - 1928 Cy Denneny 1928 - 1929 Art Ross 1929 - 1934 Frank Patrick 1934 - 1936 Art Ross 1936 - 1939 Cooney Weiland 1939 - 1941 Art Ross 1941 - 1945 Dit Clapper 1945 - 1949 George Boucher 1949 - 1950 Lynn Patrick 1950 - 1954 Lynn Patrick and... Ralph Cooney Weiland (November 5, 1904 in Seaforth, Ontario - July 3, 1985) was a Canadian amateur ice hockey forward who played for the Boston Bruins, Ottawa Senators, and Detroit Red Wings. ... Ralph Cooney Weiland (November 5, 1904 in Seaforth, Ontario - July 3, 1985) was a Canadian amateur ice hockey forward who played for the Boston Bruins, Ottawa Senators, and Detroit Red Wings. ... Chronological listing of Boston Bruins head coaches Art Ross 1924 - 1928 Cy Denneny 1928 - 1929 Art Ross 1929 - 1934 Frank Patrick 1934 - 1936 Art Ross 1936 - 1939 Cooney Weiland 1939 - 1941 Art Ross 1941 - 1945 Dit Clapper 1945 - 1949 George Boucher 1949 - 1950 Lynn Patrick 1950 - 1954 Lynn Patrick and... Aubrey Victor Dit Clapper (b. ...

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  • Hockey Hall of Fame

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Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Art Ross (587 words)
Arthur Howey Ross (January 13, 1886 – August 5, 1964) was a Canadian ice hockey executive and defenceman in the National Hockey League and its predecessor, the National Hockey Association.
Ross was one of the first 12 inductees into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1945, as a player.
Ross is credited as being the first to promote the use of hockey pucks made of synthetic rubber instead of natural rubber, which provide for more consistent play.
Art Ross - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (248 words)
Arthur Howie Ross (January 13, 1886 - August 5, 1964) was a Canadian ice hockey executive and defenceman in the National Hockey League and its predecessor, the National Hockey Association.
Ross was then named the Boston Bruins first head coach for the 1924-25 NHL season, winning three more Cups.
Ross is credited as being the first to promote the use of hockey pucks made of synthetic rubber instead of natural rubber, which provide for more consistent play.
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