Morley Bruce

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Morley Bruce
Born (1894-03-07)March 7, 1894
North Gower, ON, CAN
Died November 25, 1959(1959-11-25) (aged 65)
Ottawa, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Ottawa Senators
Playing career 1917–1922

Morley Callendar Bruce (March 7, 1894 – November 25, 1959) was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played for four seasons in the National Hockey League for the Ottawa Senators. He won the Stanley Cup with Ottawa in 1920 and 1921.

Playing career[edit]

Born in North Gower, Ontario, which is just south of the city of Ottawa, Bruce played ice hockey in the Ottawa City Hockey League for the Ottawa Aberdeens, New Edinburghs and Munitions. In 1917, he signed his first professional contract with the Ottawa Senators for the 1917–18 season. After the season, Bruce served for a year in the armed forces. When his tour was done, he returned to the Senators for three seasons from 1919–20 through 1921–22, during which the Senators won two Stanley Cup championships.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1917–18 Ottawa Senators NHL 7 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
1919–20 Ottawa Senators NHL 21 1 1 2 2 -- -- -- -- --
1920 Ottawa Senators St. Cup -- -- -- -- -- 5 0 0 0 0
1920–21 Ottawa Senators NHL 21 3 1 4 23 2 0 0 0 2
1921 Ottawa Senators St. Cup 21 -- -- -- -- 5 0 0 0 0
1921–22 Ottawa Senators NHL 22 4 1 5 2 1 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 71 8 3 11 27 13 0 0 0 2

Personal life[edit]

Bruce married Ida Hughes. They had two daughters Gwendolyn and Barbara. Bruce died in 1959 and is interred in Norway Bay, Quebec. Ida Hughes outlived Bruce, living until 1996 when she died at the age of 98.

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