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Leopold Adolph Emile Reise, Sr. (June 1, 1892 – July 8, 1975) was a Canadian professional hockey player who played 8 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Hamilton Tigers, New York Americans and New York Rangers. He was born in Pembroke, Ontario.

Leo Reise
Leo Reise OHA Hamilton Tigers.jpg
Born (1892-06-01)June 1, 1892
Pembroke, Ontario, Canada
Died July 8, 1975(1975-07-08) (aged 83)
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Hamilton Tigers
New York Americans
New York Rangers
Playing career 1920–1932

Awards and achievementsEdit

  • OHA-Sr. Second All-Star Team (1918, 1921)
  • OHA-Sr. First All-Star Team (1920)


Reise lost sight in one of his eyes as a youngster, yet he continued to play hockey. The loss did not come as a result of an injury but rather as the result of an optical nerve that simply died.

His son Leo Reise, Jr. won 2 Stanley Cups with the Detroit Red Wings in 1950 and 1952.

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