|1896–97 Ottawa Hockey Club|
|Arena||Dey's Skating Rink|
|Goals||Alf Smith (12)|
|Goals against average||Fred Chittick (2.3)|
The 1896–97 Ottawa Hockey Club season was the club's 12th season of play. Ottawa placed second in the league.
Draft picks – Farm teams – See also – References
- P. D. Ross - Honorary president
- A. Z. Palmer - Honorary vice-president
- S. M. Rogers - President
- C. Kirby - Vice-president
- J. P. Dickson - Secretary
- G. P. Murphy - Treasurer
- F. C. Chittick - Captain
- W. A. Cox, H. Westwick, Fred White - Executive committee
Source: "Sports of all sorts", The Globe, November 14, 1896, p. 26.
The Ottawa club moved to the new Dey's Skating Rink. In the first game in the new rink, it was inaugurated with the Governor General, the Earl of Aberdeen and his wife, the Countess of Aberdeen in attendance.
|Team||Games Played||Wins||Losses||Ties||Goals For||Goals Against|
|Montreal Victorias|| || || || || || |
|Ottawa|| || || || || || |
|Montreal|| || || || || || |
|Quebec|| || || || || || |
|Montreal Shamrocks|| || || || || || |
† Protested by Ottawa who scored the tying goal in last few seconds but the goal was disallowed by the referee. The protest was upheld and the game replayed.
‡ Replay of January 30 protested game.
Awards and recordsEdit
- Fred Chittick - goal
- W. Dey
- H. Hutchison
- A. Living
- Harvey Pulford
- Alf Smith
- D. Smith
- M. Smith
- Charlie Spittal
- Harry Westwick
- Weldy Young
- ↑ "Shamrocks v. Ottawa", The Ottawa Citizen, January 9, 1987, p. 5.
- Coleman, Charles L. (1966). The Trail of the Stanley Cup, Vol. 1, 1893–1926 inc..
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