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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on September 17th, 2016

William James Touhey - Born March 23, 1906 in Ottawa, Ontario – Died March 28, 1999 in Ottawa, Ontario was a professional ice Hockey forward.

Touhey played in the Central Professional Hockey League / CPHL for the Stratford Nationals from 1926 to 1927, and was then signed by the Montreal Maroons for the remainder of the 1927-28 season.

Touhey was traded to the Ottawa Senators following the season, and played there for three seasons, with the 1930-31 season being his best NHL season, producing 15 goals and 15 assists in 44 games.

Touhey then was loaned to the Boston Bruins for the 1931–32 while the Senators were suspended, while also playing for the Boston Cubs and Philadelphia Arrows of the Canadian-American Hockey League / Can-Am during the same season.

After the Senators were revived in 1932–33, Touhey played two further seasons for the team.

Touhey finished with 65 goals and 40 assists for 105 points in 280 NHL games.

Touhey would finish his pro Hockey career in the International Hockey League / IHL with the Syracuse Stars & Windsor Bulldogs in the 1934-35 season, Buffalo Bisons 1935-36, and the Iceon Adult Hockey League IAHL Buffalo Bisons in 1936-37.

Touhey returned to the Ottawa Senators senior amateur team, where he finished his playing days in 1939–40.

Touhey coached the Ottawa RCAF Flyers during the Allan Cup Finals of 1941 to 1942.

William James "Bill" Touhey was inducted into the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame in 1978


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