Patrick Edward "Hopalong" Hannigan - Born March 5, 1936 in Timmins, Ontario – Died December 11, 2007 in Welland, Ontario was a Canadian ice Hockey left winger, and television analyst for the Buffalo Sabres.
Hannigan made his NHL debut with the Toronto Maple Leafs on December 17, 1959 vs the Montreal Canadiens at The Forum in a 8-2 Montreal win.
Hannigan, now playing with the New York Rangers, scored his 1st NHL Goal vs Johnny Bower of the Toronto Maple Leafs at 16:09 of the 2nd period on December 18, 1960 at Madison Square Garden in a 3-2 Toronto win.
Western Hockey League / WHL Coast Division First All-Star Team 1959.
Calder Cup finalist 1960 with Rochester Americans.
American Hockey League / AHL First All-Star Team 1965.
Hannigan scored a career highs in goals with 38 and 54 assists during the 1964-65 AHL season playing with the Buffalo Bisons.
- Lester Patrick Cup Champion 1969 and 1970 with Vancouver Canucks.