The defensive core of the mid to late 1880s to early to mid 1890s Montreal (AAA) Hockey Club of the AHAC (Amateur Hockey Association of Canada):
* Thomas Laird "Tom" Paton, goaltender (1855–1909)
* James Alexander Stewart, point
* Allan Cameron, Jr., cover point (1863–1942)
The point position at this time was strictly defensive and James Stewart scored 0 goals in 40 games in the AHAC. Allan Cameron on the more offensive defense position (cover point) scored 3 goals in 43 games in the AHAC.