November 29, 1908|
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
|Died||January 9, 1988(aged 79)|
|Played for||Harringay Racers|
|Olympic medal record|
|Men's ice hockey|
|Competitor for Canada|
|Gold||1932 Lake Placid||Team competition|
In 1932 he was a member of the Winnipeg Hockey Club, which won the Olympic gold medal for Canada. He played all six matches and scored seven goals.
After playing amateur ice hockey with the Saint John Beavers and the Pittsburgh Yellow Jackets, Monson went to the United Kingdom to play professional ice hockey with the Harringay Racers between 1936 and 1940. After World War II, Monson returned to Winnipeg where he coached the Winnipeg Monarchs to the Memorial Cup in 1946.
He was inducted into the British Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 1955.
Awards and achievements
- Olympic Gold Metalist (1932)
- MJHL First All-Star Team Coach (1953)
- Inducted into the British Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 1955
- “Honoured Member” of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
- Walter Monson's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Walter Monson's biography at databaseOlympics.com
- Walter Monson's biography at Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
- Walter Monson's biography at British Ice Hockey Hall of Fame
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