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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 old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.

— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series