|1895–96 Ottawa Hockey Club|
|Arena||Rideau Skating Rink|
|Goals||Harry Westwick (8)|
|Goals against average||Fred Chittick (2.0)|
The 1895–96 Ottawa Hockey Club season was the club's 11th season of play. Ottawa placed second in the league.
At the team annual meeting, the following officers were elected:
- Hon. T. M. Daly - Honorary president
- P. D. Ross - Honorary vice-president
- A. Z. Palmer - President
- S. Maynard Rogers - Vice-president
- D'Arcy Scott - Secretary
- G. Patterson Murphy - Treasurer
- C. T. Kirby - Captain
- H. Y. Russell, H. Pulford, W. A. Cox - Executive committee
Source: "Sports of all sorts", The Globe, November 25, 1895, p. 6.
After playing both goal and forward in the previous season, Harry Westwick played forward only and he responded with 8 goals. Alf Smith was close behind with 7 goals. Fred Chittick played all eight games for Ottawa.
Ottawa was the only team to defeat the Montreal Victorias, defeating them 3–2 in Montreal before 5000 fans. The Victorias won the return match in Ottawa by the same 3–2 score.
|Team||Games Played||Wins||Losses||Ties||Goals For||Goals Against|
|Montreal Victorias|| || || || || || |
|Ottawa HC|| || || || || || |
|Quebec|| || || || || || |
|Montreal HC|| || || || || || |
|Montreal Shamrocks|| || || || || || |
Awards and recordsEdit
- Fred Chittick (goal)
- Chauncy Kirby
- Harvey Pulford
- Herbert Russell
- Alf Smith
- Harry Westwick
- Fred White
- Weldy Young
Source: Kitchen(2008), p. 341
- Coleman, Charles L. (1966). The Trail of the Stanley Cup, Vol. 1, 1893–1926 inc..
- Kitchen, Paul (2008). Win, Tie or Wrangle. Manotick, Ontario: Penumbra Press. ISBN 9781897323465.
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