Leo Reise

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Leo Reise
Leo Reise OHA Hamilton Tigers.jpg
Born (1892-06-07)June 7, 1892
Pembroke, ON, CAN
Died July 8, 1975(1975-07-08) (aged 83)
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Hamilton Tigers
New York Americans
New York Rangers
Playing career 1920–1932

Leopold Adolph Emile Reise, Sr. (June 7, 1892 – July 8, 1975) was a Canadian professional hockey player who played 8 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Hamilton Tigers, New York Americans and New York Rangers. He was born in Pembroke, Ontario.

Awards & achievements[edit]

  • OHA-Sr. Second All-Star Team (1918, 1921)
  • OHA-Sr. First All-Star Team (1920)

Trivia[edit]

Reise lost sight in one of his eyes as a youngster, yet he continued to play hockey. The loss did not come as a result of an injury but rather as the result of an optical nerve that simply died.

His son Leo Reise, Jr. won 2 Stanley Cups with the Detroit Red Wings in 1950 and 1952.

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