Grindy Forrester

Grindy Forrester
Grindy Forrester, Portage Lakes Hockey Club.jpg
Forrester with the Portage Lakes Hockey Club.
Born (1877-07-11)July 11, 1877
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Died November 8, 1932(1932-11-08) (aged 55)
Miles City, Montana, USA
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Cover Point
Played for Barrie Hockey Club
Thessalon HC
Portage Lakes Hockey Club
Pittsburgh Athletic Club
Winnipeg Maple Leafs
Montreal Shamrocks
Playing career 1897–1909
Forrester, second from right in the top row, with the Portage Lakes Hockey Club in the 1905–06 season.

Joseph Andrew "Grindy" Forrester (July 11, 1877 – November 8, 1932) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played with the Montreal Shamrocks of the National Hockey Association.[1] He also played with the Portage Lakes Hockey Club in the IPHL, the Winnipeg Maple Leafs in the MPHL and the Pittsburgh Athletic Club in the WPHL.

According to former ice hockey player and coach Jack Adams, Grindy Forrester had one of the hardest shots during his era.[2]

Statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1903–04 Barrie Hockey Club OHA 4 4 0 4 3
1904–05 Thessalon HC OHA-I
1905–06 Portage Lakes Hockey Club IPHL 20 4 0 4 16
1906–07 Portage Lakes Hockey Club IPHL 22 15 3 18 14
1907–08 Pittsburgh Athletic Club WPHL 4 1 0 1
1907–08 Winnipeg Maple Leafs MPHL 11 2 1 3 9
1908 Winnipeg Maple Leafs Stanley Cup 2 0 0 0 3
1908–09 Winnipeg Maple Leafs MPHL 8 7 4 11 6
1909–10 Montreal Shamrocks CHA 1 1 0 1 0
1910 Montreal Shamrocks NHA 8 0 0 0 0
IPHL totals 42 19 3 22 30
WPHL totals 19 9 5 14 15

Statistics per Society for International Hockey Research at sihrhockey.org

References

  1. ^ SIHR – Player List sihrhockey.org
  2. ^ "Trigger Men" The Montreal Gazette, February 3, 1943.

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