Patrick, Lester

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Name
Patrick, Lester Gender: M
Curtis Lester Patrick
born on 31 December 1883 at 23:59 (= 11:59 PM )
Place Drummondville, Quebec (CAN), 45n53, 72w29
Timezone LMT m72w29 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 10°14' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 11°35 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 07°32'



Lester Patrick

Biography

Canadian hockey player. He and his two-year-older brother were both avid hockey players during the pioneer days of Canadian Hockey. Both boys played for major teams; by 1906 Frank was Captain of the McGill University team and Lester played for the Montreal Wanderers.

Eric Whitehead in his biography, "The Patricks: Hockey's Royal Family," 1980, gives eye-opening glimpses of hockey's early years.

The brothers developed the NHL playoff system, introduced hockey to the west coast and refined the rules of the game. Lester was later a Manager of the N.Y. Rangers and NHL governor.

He died on 1 June 1960 in Victoria B.C.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Gain social status 1906 (Captain of the University team)

Source Notes

Storme quotes data given in Sports magazine, AQ 6/1959

Categories

  • Vocation : Sports : Hockey

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