Ice hockey player Alcide Laurin of the Alexandria Crescents. Laurin (1880–1905) was killed during an ice hockey game on February 24 in Maxwell, Ontario, where his side faced the Maxwell H/C, after being struck in the temple with a hockey stick. The perpetrator was 19-year old Maxwell defenseman Allan Loney.
Loney, who was charged with murder following Laurin's death, claimed self-defence. The charges were later reduced from murder to manslaughter, and he was subsequently acquitted.
According to the 28 February, 1905 issue of The Windsor Star 2,000 people attended the funeral of Alcide Laurin in Alexandria, Ontario on 27 February, 1905.
February 24, 1905 game rosters:
Alexandria – Victor Campeau, Leo Laurin, Walter Dick, Alcide Laurin, Dougald McCallum, Gordon McDonald, John Douglas McDonald
Maxwell – George McDougald, Leonard Stiles, Allan Loney, L. McDougald, Dan McDougald, G. Donat, A. Mowat
Referee: Bernard O'Connor