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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on December 16th, 2022

Cosford Reynold "Cooney" Wood (Woods) - Born October 15, 1897 (1899) in Salem (Elora), Ontario – Died February 28, 1992 in Elora, Ontario was a Canadian ice Hockey goaltender.

Cooney was known for his trademark black cap, with the brim turned up.

- Van Valkenburg Cup Champion 1933 with Saskatoon Quakers..
- Sunrise Trophy Champion 1933 with Saskatoon Quakers.
- Patton Trophy Champion 1933 with Saskatoon Quakers.

The Quakers were chosen to represent Canada at the 1934 World Championship in Milan, Italy.

Before the World Championships, the Quakers made their way through thirteen different countries including Norway, Sweden, Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary and Italy. Representing Canada, the Saskatoon Quakers made their mark, ending off their European tour with a 33-2-1 record and heavily outscoring their opposition 166-21.

At the 1934 Ice Hockey World Championships, in the semi final against Switzerland the Quakers tied the game forcing overtime. A goal by Cliff Lake gained the Quakers an overtime victory advancing them to the international championship game. In a hard fought championship game against the United States, the Quakers came out on top with another 2-1 victory. Cooney Wood was outstanding in goal in both the semi, and final.

- 1934 Ice Hockey World Champion with Saskatoon Quakers.

The 1933-34 Saskatoon Quakers were inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Team category

The 1933-34 Saskatoon Quakers were installed in the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in 1967.

Cooney was also a accomplished baseball player in Saskatoon, and is known for being one of the first goalies to ever use a catching-style mitt...........his teammates have said he was the 1st to do so.


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