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Bruce Stuart
Bruce Stuart
Position Centre
Shoots left
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
180 lb (82 kg)
Teams Quebec Bulldogs,
Ottawa Senators
Montreal Wanderers
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born November 30, 1881,
Ottawa, ON, CAN
Died October 28, 1961 (age 79),
Pro Career 1898 – 1911
Hall of Fame, 1961

Bruce Stuart (November 30, 1881 in Ottawa, Ontario - October 28, 1961 in Ottawa) was a Canadian amateur and professional forward who played for the Quebec Bulldogs, Ottawa Senators and Montreal Wanderers from 1899 to 1911. Stuart is considered to be an early power forward, a forward who combines physical play with scoring ability.

Playing careerEdit

Bruce and his brother Hod played for Ottawa in 1899. In 1900, they moved to Quebec City for business. They started playing hockey again in 1901, joining the Quebec Bulldogs. He then played professional in Pittsburgh and Houghton in the old International Professional Hockey League. Stuart joined the Wanderers in time to win the Stanley Cup in 1907, and then captained the Senators in 1909 to the Cup.

In 1910, when the National Hockey Association (NHA) imposed a salary cap, cutting player's salaries in half, Stuart attempted to form a rival league. The rival league failed to organize, as the Montreal Arena was refused to the players. Stuart returned to captain the Senators to the 1911 Stanley Cup. Stuart retired from playing after the 1910–11 season.

Despite his age, he attended his induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1961. He died not long after.

Preceded by
Harvey Pulford
Ottawa Senators captains
(Original Era)

Succeeded by
Marty Walsh
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