James Patrick Nolan - Born December 1, 1897 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island – April 12, 1957 was a Canadian ice Hockey Left Winger.
Nolan was a top amateur Hockey player in the Cape Breton Hockey League, playing for the Glace Bay Miners (1915-1919), and the New Glasgow Black Foxes.
Nolan then played 1 season for the Stellarton Seniors, before signing with the Toronto St. Pats December 23, 1921. He played just 2 games for the St. Pats in January, 1922 before being released.
Nolan returned to Nova Scotia, and joined the Stellerton Professionals, playing there until 1925.
Nolan regained his amateur status, and finished his Hockey career in New Glasgow, playing for the New Glasgow Colts, New Glasgow Chevrolets and the New Glasgow Tigers.