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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on September 9th, 2022

Herbert Neville Stuart - Born March 30, 1899 in Brantford, Ontario – Died January 12, 1981 was a Canadian ice Hockey goaltender.

Stuart played junior with the hometown Brantford Alexanders in 1916 and the nearby Paris AAA team from 1917 to 1919.

Stuart then joined the Brandon Elks of the senior Manitoba Hockey League, playing there from 1919 to 1923, including Allan Cup play-downs in 1920 and 1921.

Stuart then signed with the Brandon Wheat Kings, playing just 1 season with them in 1923-24.

Stuart was signed as a free agent by the Edmonton Eskimos of the Western Canada Hockey League / WCHL, November 13, 1924, leading the league in victories during his second season there.

Stuart was then traded to the NHL Detroit Cougars for cash, October 5, 1926, playing just 3 games during the 1926-27 season behind Hap Holmes the starter. Stuart won his only NHL game on February 15, 1927 vs the Toronto St. Pats at Border Cities Arena in a 5-1 Cougars win.

The Cougars then sent Stuart to play for their minor league affiliate, the Detroit Olympics, where he played for the next 3 seasons, and was voted to the 1930 IHL First All-Star Team.

Stuart was then traded to the London Tecumsehs for cash, November 10, 1930, and played the next several years with the Tecumsehs before retiring in 1936. In 1934 he led all playoff netminders with a 1.50 goals against mark in the playoffs while leading London to the 1934 F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy championship as IHL winners, and in 1935 was voted to the IHL Second All-Star Team.


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