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Billy Reay

Billy Reay

Center
BIRTHDATE: August 21, 1918
HEIGHT: 5' 7" BIRTHPLACE: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
WEIGHT: 155
Shoots: Left
Byng of Vimy Trophy (QSHL Sportsmanship) (1945) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1952) Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 2, 1939. Served as coach of Sydney (CBSHL) from November 18 through December 28, 1941. Awarded to Quebec (QSHL) by QSHL, February 23, 1942. Traded to Montreal by Detroit for Ray Getliffe and Roly Rossignol, September 11, 1945. Detroit received Fern Gauthier (October 18, 1945) as compensation after Getliffe decided to retire. Named playing-coach of Victoria (WHL), June 25, 1953.
Quote of the Day

I didn't even know how to celebrate. I threw my hands up, they gave me a hug, so I guess that's all I needed.

— Sabres forward Tim Schaller on scoring his first NHL goal Sunday against the Bruins