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Edgar Dey
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Height
Weight
5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
170 lb (77 kg)
Teams MHA:
Portage Plains Cities
WPHL:
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pittsburgh Bankers
ECHA:
Ottawa Hockey Club
NHA:
Haileybury Hockey Club
OPHL:
Waterloo Colts
MPHL:
Halifax Crescents
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born May 1, 1883(1883-05-01),
Ottawa, Ontario
Died February 13 1912 (aged 28),
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Pro Career 1906 – 1912


Edgar Ernest Dey (born May 1, 1883 in Ottawa – February 13, 1912) was an early amateur and professional ice hockey player and athlete in canoeing. A member of the Dey family of Ottawa, known for canoe building, athletics and arena operation, he died in 1912 from an injury while playing hockey. He was a canoeing champion of Canada. His father, Edgar Frank Dey was a co-owner of the boat-building and Dey's Arena businesses.

Playing careerEdit

Born in Ottawa, Canada, Dey played junior hockey for the Ottawa Aberdeens in 1900, moving up to the intermediate-level for two following seasons. Edgar started his senior ice hockey career with the Ottawa Capitals of the Federal Amateur Hockey League (FAHL) in 1904. He then moved out west to play in the Manitoba league, becoming a professional player in 1906. In 1907, he returned east to play in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Pittsburgh Bankers of Western Pennsylvania Hockey League. In 1909, he returned home to play for the 1909 Stanley Cup champion Ottawa Hockey Club. He played one season for Haileybury of the National Hockey Association (NHA) in 1910. In 1911, he played for Waterloo of the Ontario Professional Hockey League. In 1912, he moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia to play for the Halifax Crescents of the Maritime Professional Hockey League (MPHL). In February 1912, he was hit on the chest while playing a match in New Glasgow. Dey experienced pain on the return to Halifax. Upon arrival he checked into hospital and had a couple chest surgeries over the next few days. On February 13 Edgar Dey died from his injury. His body was returned by train for burial in Ottawa, ON.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Club League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts
1903–04 Ottawa Capitals FAHL 6 11 0 11 9 - - - -
1904–05 Portage Plains Cities MHL Sr. 9 10 1 11 15 - - - -
1905-06 Brandon Wheat Cities MHL Sr. 8 7 1 8 36 - - - -
1906-07 Portage Plains Cities MHL Pro 8 6 0 6 32 - - - -
1907-08 Pittsburgh Pirates WPHL 7 2 - 2 - - - - -
1907–08 Pittsburgh Bankers WPHL 12 7 - 7 - 3 2 0 2
1908–09 Ottawa Hockey Club ECHA 7 9 0 9 23 - - - -
1909–10 Haileybury Hockey Club NHA 6 3 1 4 23 - - - -
1910–11 Waterloo Colts OPHL 16 16 0 16 0 - - - -
1911–12 Halifax Crescents MPHA 4 1 0 1 8 - - - -


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