Eddie Gerard (February 22, 1890 in Ottawa, Ontario - December 7, 1937 was a Canadianprofessionalice hockeyforward who played for the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs in the National Hockey League. February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1890 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ... December 7 is the 341st day (342nd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... A professional does something as a profession, or receives payment for some activity. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Forward can refer to: A Forward contract, in Finance - an agreement between two parties to buy or sell an asset at a pre-agreed future point in time. ... The Ottawa Senators are an ice hockey team based in Ottawa, Canada. ... The Toronto Maple Leafs are a National Hockey League team based in Toronto, Ontario. ... This article is part of the Evolution of the NHL series. ...
Eddie won four Stanley Cups in his career. Three wins were with Ottawa and one was with Toronto. His Toronto victory was due to him being an emergency injury replacement. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1945. The Stanley Cup is inscribed with the names of all the players on the teams that have won it. ... 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 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...
Gerard was allowed to play in the 1921-22 Stanley Cup playoffs after Vancouver Millionaires Manager Lester Patrick gave permission to Toronto to select any defenceman in the NHL to replace their injured player.
Gerard would get his name engraved on the Stanley Cup for a 3rd time as a result of playing in that game when Toronto went on to defeat the Millionaires in the Stanley Cup challenge series.
EddieGerard served as the captain of the Ottawa Senators from 1919 to 1923 and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1945.
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