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Hap Holmes

Hap Holmes

Goalie
BIRTHDATE: February 21, 1892
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Aurora, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 170
Catches: Left
PCHA Second All-Star Team (1916, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923) WCHL All-Star Team (1925) Signed as a free agent by Toronto Tecumsehs (NHA), December, 1911. Team unable to play 1911-12 season due to slow completion of artifical ice arena. Jumped NHA contract to sign with Seattle (PCHA), November 12, 1915. Signed as a free agent by Mtl. Wanderers, November, 1917. Loaned to Seattle (PCHA) by Mtl. Wanderers, December 12, 1917. Loaned to Toronto by Seattle (PCHA), January 4, 1918 and recalled December 27, 1918. Signed as a free agent by Victoria (WCHL), November 7, 1924. 1924-25 playoff totals includes WCHL series against Calgary and Saskatoon. Rights transferred to Detroit after NHL club purchased Victoria (WHL) franchise, May 26, 1926.
Quote of the Day

I mean, hockey had to change the rules because of Marty, and that's impressive. I got two Stanley Cup rings because of the guy. Look at the banners of [Scott Niedermayer, Scott Stevens and Ken Daneyko] and Marty is right up there when you think about the New Jersey Devils; he was part of the core group and he'll go down as one of the greatest goalies ever.

— New Jersey Devils center Scott Gomez on former teammate Martin Brodeur, who will announce his retirement Thursday