(May 30, 1906 in Elgin
- 1963in Las Vegas, NV) - was a professional hockey centre
who played 7 seasons in the National Hockey League
for the Chicago Black Hawks
, Boston Bruins
, New York Rangers
and St. Louis Eagles
He played junior hockey for the Calgary Canadians from 1922 to 1925. Ripley turned pro with the Minneapolis Millers in 1925-26.
In 1928-29 he made the Chicago Black Hawks and stayed with them for five seasons as a strong two-way forward. In 1932-33 he was traded to the Boston Bruins; in 1933-34 to the New York Rangers; in 1934-35 to the St. Louis Flyers.
He played in a total of 278 NHL games and scored 51 goals and 49 assists.
After 1935 he played in the minor pros until his retirement in 1944.