Cully Wilson with the Seattle Metropolitans.
June 5, 1892|
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
|Died||July 7, 1962
Seattle, WA, USA
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
|Played for||Chicago Black Hawks
Toronto St. Pats
Carol William "Cully" Wilson (June 5, 1892 in Winnipeg, Manitoba – July 7, 1962 in Seattle, Washington) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. The right winger played in the National Hockey League for the Toronto St. Pats, Montreal Canadiens, Hamilton Tigers and Chicago Black Hawks between 1919 and 1927. He was also a member of two teams who won the Stanley Cup before the NHL came into existence in 1917, the Toronto Blueshirts and Seattle Metropolitans. SIHR list him as dying on July 7, 1962.
Wilson began his professional career with the National Hockey Association's Toronto Blueshirts in 1912. The next year he won his first Stanley Cup when the Blueshirts beat the Montreal Canadiens. He was a part of the "first" expansion of professional hockey when the Pacific Coast Hockey Association agreed to compete with the NHA in an east-west rivalry for the Stanley Cup championship. As a member of the Seattle Metropolitans, Wilson won the Stanley Cup for a second time in 1917, again beating the Montreal Canadiens.
Wilson signed with the National Hockey League's Toronto St. Pats in 1919. He left the NHL after the 1922–23 season and headed west to play for the Calgary Tigers of the Western Canada Hockey League. He returned to the NHL for one more season in 1926–27 after the WCHL folded and his rights were traded to the Chicago Black Hawks. After a disappointing year with the Hawks, Wilson moved on to the American Hockey Association St. Paul Saints. Over the next three years he played and coached with the Saints before moving on to the San Francisco Tigers of the Cal-Pro League and the Duluth Hornets of the AHA. His last season was the 1931–32 season with the Kansas City Pla-Mors.
Wilson died in 1962 and is buried in Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery in Seattle, Washington.
MIL = Manitoba Icelandic League, MIPHL = Manitoba Independent League, MHL-Sr. = Manitoba Hockey Association, Exh. = Exhibition, Cal-Pro = California Hockey League
|1919–20||Toronto St. Patricks||NHL||23||20||6||26||86||–||–||–||–||–|
|1920–21||Toronto St. Patricks||NHL||8||2||3||5||22||–||–||–||–||–|
|1926–27||Chicago Black Hawks||NHL||39||8||4||12||40||2||1||0||1||6|
|1927–28||St. Paul Saints||AHA||38||10||2||12||64||–||–||–||–||–|
|1928–29||St. Paul Saints||AHA||40||10||5||15||40||8||2||2||4||14|
|1929–30||St. Paul Saints||AHA||48||7||6||13||57||–||–||–||–||–|
|1930–31||San Francisco Tigers||Cal-Pro||–||10||2||12||–||–||–||–||–||–|
|1931–32||Kansas City Pla-Mors||AHA||34||1||2||3||28||4||0||0||0||2|
|WCHL + WHL totals||88||41||17||58||120||4||2||0||2||12|
|Stanley Cup totals||–||–||–||–||–||14||5||7||12||29|
Awards and achievements
- Stanley Cup Championships (1914, 1917)
- PCHA First All-Star Team (1919)
- WCHL Second All-Star Team (1925)
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Cully Wilson.|
- Cully Wilson's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Cully Wilson's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Cully Wilson at Find a Grave