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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

The fans love it, and it looked like they were having fun. It was great to see this city [Columbus]. They had been waiting a couple years for this game. They did it right.

— Lightning captain Steven Stamkos after the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Sunday