Brother of Sprague
Traded to Mtl. Wanderers (NHA) by Quebec (NHA) for cash, January, 1911. Granted wartime exemption on condition that he not play professional hockey in 1917-18. Rights retained by Mtl. Wanderers after NHA folded, November 26, 1917. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, December 9, 1918. 1923-24 Stanley Cup totals includes series with Calgary (WCHL) and Vancouver (PCHA). Released by Montreal, September, 1925. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh and named player/coach, October 18, 1925.
I spent a long summer thinking about that playoff series and what could have been. [The Blackhawks] ended up being the Stanley Cup champions, so we know we lost to a very good team. It's tough to know how close we were, and it motivates us for this year.
— Nashville captain Shea Weber in an interview with the Predators website