Ernie Russell

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Ernie Russell
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1965
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Born (1883-10-21)October 21, 1883
Montreal, QC, CAN
Died February 23, 1963(1963-02-23) (aged 79)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Position Centre
Played for Montreal Hockey Club
Montreal Wanderers
Playing career 1904–1914

Ernest Russell (October 21, 1883 - February 23, 1963) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He was born in Montreal, Quebec, and played for the Montreal HC and Montreal Wanderers in the early 1900s (decade).

Ernie was the offensive star of the Wanderers that won the Stanley Cup in 1906, 1907, 1908, and 1910. He is also known for the fact he scored a hat-trick in five consecutive games. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1965.

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