Ernie Collett (ice hockey)

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Ernie Collett
Hockey Hall of Fame, Toronto
Ernie Collett, Toronto Granites.jpg
Collett with the Toronto Granites.
Born (1895-03-03)March 3, 1895
York County, ON, CAN
Died December 21, 1951(1951-12-21) (aged 56)
Position Goaltender
Played for Toronto Granites
National team  Canada
Playing career 1921–1924
Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey

Competitor for Canada Canada

Gold medal – first place 1924 Chamonix Team

Ernest John Collett (March 3, 1895 – December 21, 1951) was a Canadian ice hockey player who competed in the 1924 Winter Olympics.

He was born in York County, Ontario.

Collett was a member of the Toronto Granites team, which won a gold medal for Canada in ice hockey at the 1924 Winter Olympics.[1] He was also Canada's first ever flag bearer at opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Official Olympic Games Companion: The Complete Guide to the Olympic Winter Games 1998 Edition, London - Washington: Brassey’s Sports, 1998, p. 128, ISBN 1-85753-244-9 
  2. ^ Canadian Olympic flag-bearers, The Globe and Mail. 2008-07-23. Retrieved 2008-07-23.

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