Bill Carson (ice hockey)

William Joseph James "Doc" Carson (November 25, 1899 – May 29, 1967) was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played 159 games in the National Hockey League between 1926 and 1930. Born in Bracebridge, Ontario, he played for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins. He won the Stanley Cup in 1929 with the Boston Bruins, scoring the game-winning goal.[1] Bill was one of three Carson brothers to play in the NHL, along with younger brothers Gerry and Frank.

Bill Carson
Born (1899-11-25)November 25, 1899
Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada
Died May 29, 1967(1967-05-29) (aged 67)
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 158 lb (72 kg; 11 st 4 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
Played for Toronto St. Patricks
Toronto Maple Leafs
Boston Bruins
Playing career 1926–1930

In 2003, Bill Carson was inducted into the Bobby Orr Hall of Fame in Parry Sound.[2]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1918–19 Woodstock Athletics OHA
1919–20 University of Toronto OHA Sr 3 6 1 7
1919–20 University of Toronto Al-Cup 9 9 4 13
1920–21 University of Toronto OHA Sr 10 13 3 16 3 2 0 2
1920–21 University of Toronto Al-Cup 8 14 2 16
1921–22 University of Toronto OHA Sr 9 15 3 18
1922–23 University of Toronto OHA Sr 11 8 10 18
1923–24 Grimbsy Peach Kings OHS Sr
1923–24 Toronto Granites Exhib 5 9 2 11
1924–25 Stratford Indians OHA Sr 20 29 8 37 41 2 0 2 2 3
1925–26 Stratford Indians OHA Sr 17 19 3 22 23
1926–27 Toronto St. Pats/Maple Leafs NHL 40 16 6 22 41
1927–28 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 32 20 6 26 36
1928–29 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 24 7 6 13 45
1928–29 Boston Bruins NHL 19 4 2 6 10 5 2 0 2 8
1929–30 Boston Bruins NHL 44 7 4 11 24 6 1 0 1 6
1930–31 London Tecumsehs OHL 7 0 1 1 2
1933–34 New Haven Eagles Can-Am 33 7 4 11 6
NHL totals 159 54 24 78 156 11 3 0 3 14

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2003 Inductee Bill Carson". Bobby Orr Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 2014-10-24. Retrieved 2011-02-12.
  2. ^ "2003 Inductee Bill Carson". Bobby Orr Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 2014-10-24. Retrieved 2011-02-12.

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