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Uploaded By: St Louis Hodgson on February 20th, 2017

James Sarsfield "Sars" Kennedy of the 1902 Brooklyn Crescents of the American Amateur Hockey League.

Sars Kennedy was born in Barrie, Ontario on Dec. 22, 1876 and was an architect by profession. He played on the Barrie Hockey Club in 1897 but in 1898 he moved south of the border to New York City.

In New York City Sars Kennedy worked as an architect and played both hockey and lacrosse. In 1898–99 he played with the Brooklyn Skating Club and from 1900 to 1918, with an exception of the 1905–06 season when he represented New York Hockey Club, Kennedy played with the Brooklyn Crescents.

Sars Kennedy played predominantly at right wing and was a small and plucky player at 5'5" and 115 lbs. He also filled in sporadically at defense, and also as a goaltender during the 1903–04 AAHL season. He won a total of nine AAHL championships, one with the Brooklyn Skating Club and eight with the Brooklyn Crescents.

Kennedy passed away on June 3 in 1954 at an age of 77.

Sourced from New York Tribune, Jan. 20, 1902. Credited to Unknown.

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