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Cy Denneny
Cydenneny
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Nickname(s) Cy
Height
Weight
5 ft 07 in (1.7 m)
170 lb (77 kg)
Teams Toronto Shamrocks
Toronto Blueshirts
Ottawa Senators
Boston Bruins
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born December 23, 1891,
Farran's Point, ON, CAN
Died September 9, 1970 (Age 78),
Pro Career 19141929
Hall of Fame, 1959

Cyril Joseph "Cy" Denneny (born December 23, 1891 in Farran's Point, Ontario – died September 9, 1970) was a Canadian forward who played for the Ottawa Senators and Boston Bruins in the National Hockey League and the Toronto Blueshirts of the National Hockey Association.

Cy Denneny's professional playing career began prior to the formation of the NHL with the Toronto Blueshirts of the NHA. He traditionally played left wing. Cy Denneny was one of the top scorers in the NHL from 1917 through 1925. Denneny led the league in scoring during the 1923-24 NHL season, he did so by recording 22 goals and one assist for a total of 23 points, the lowest winning total in NHL history. His brother Corbett Denneny also played in the NHL. He led the Senators to Stanley Cup victories four times 1920-21-23-27 and was the playing-coach with Boston Bruins in their first Stanley Cup win in 1929.

He later coached the Ottawa Senators in 1932-33.

He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1959. In 1998, he was ranked number 62 on list of the 100 Greatest Hockey Players.

Records and AchievementsEdit

  • Retired as the NHL all time leading goals scorer- 248
  • Retired as the NHL all time leading points scorer- 333
  • He was the 1st and remains the fastest player in NHL history to score 200 career goals- He reached the mark on March 4th, 1925 in his 181st career game.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1917–18 Ottawa Senators NHL 20 36 10 46 80 -- -- -- -- --
1918–19 Ottawa Senators NHL 18 18 6 24 55 7 5 3 8 9
1919–20 Ottawa Senators NHL 24 16 6 22 31 5 0 2 2 3
1920–21 Ottawa Senators NHL 24 34 5 39 10 7 4 2 6 15
1921–22 Ottawa Senators NHL 22 27 12 39 20 2 2 0 2 4
1922–23 Ottawa Senators NHL 24 21 10 31 20 8 3 1 4 6
1923–24 Ottawa Senators NHL 21 22 1 23 10 2 2 0 2 10
1924–25 Ottawa Senators NHL 28 27 15 42 16 -- -- -- -- --
1925–26 Ottawa Senators NHL 36 24 12 36 18 2 0 0 0 4
1926–27 Ottawa Senators NHL 42 17 6 23 16 6 5 0 5 0
1927–28 Ottawa Senators NHL 44 3 0 3 12 2 0 0 0 0
1928–29 Boston Bruins NHL 23 1 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 0
NHL Totals 326 246 85 331 290 43 21 8 29 51


Preceded by
Babe Dye
NHL Scoring Champion
1924
Succeeded by
Babe Dye
Preceded by
Newsy Lalonde
Head Coach of the Ottawa Senators (Original Era)
1932–1933
Succeeded by
George Boucher
Preceded by
Eddie Gerard
Ottawa Senators captains
(Original Era)

1923-26
Succeeded by
George Boucher
Boston Bruins Head Coaches
RossDennenyRossF. PatrickRossWeilandRossClapperBoucherL. PatrickSchmidtWatsonSchmidtSindenJohnsonGuidolinCherryCreightonSindenCheeversSindenGoringO'ReillyMilburyBownessSutterKasperBurnsKeenanFtorekO'ConnellSullivanLewisJulien



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