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Billy Coutu

Billy Coutu

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: March 1, 1892
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: North Bay, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 190
Shoots: Left
Rights retained by Montreal after NHA folded, November 26, 1917. Loaned to Hamilton by Montreal for 1920-21 season with the trade of Goldie Prodgers, Jack Coughlin and Joe Matte for Jack McDonald, Dave Ritchie and Harry Mummery, November 27, 1920. Returned to Montreal by Hamilton, November 15, 1921. 1923-24 Stanley Cup totals includes series with Calgary (WCHL) and Vancouver (PCHA). Traded to Boston by Montreal for Amby Moran, October 22, 1926. Suspended for life by NHL for assault on referee Jerry LaFlamme, April 13, 1927. Traded to New Haven (Can-Am) by Boston with Nobby Clark for cash, January 5, 1928.
Quote of the Day

We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5