Gene Chouinard

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Gene Chouinard
Born (1902-01-05)January 5, 1902
Ottawa, ON, CAN
Died January 29, 1957(1957-01-29) (aged 55)
Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Weight 160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Ottawa Senators
Playing career 1921–1938

Vincent Philippe Eugene "Blackie" Chouinard (January 5, 1902 – January 29, 1957) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played eight games in the NHL with the Ottawa Senators during the 1927–28 NHL season.

Playing career[edit]

Chouinard played OCHL senior hockey from 1921–25 in his hometown with the Ottawa Montagnards. He then played the 1925–26 season in the CHL with the Eveleth-Hibbing Rangers and following season in Niagara Falls, Ontario. During the 1927–28 Chouinard played for the Quebec Castors, the Waterville, Maine, and he also joined the Ottawa Senators for eight games during the 1927–28 NHL season. Chouinard played failed to score a point in eight NHL games, but he did go on to play eight more years of professional hockey with New Haven Eagles (1928–31 and 1933–34), Bronx Tigers (1931–32), Riviere-du-Loup Lancers and Quebec Castors (1932–33), Tulsa Oilers and London Tecumsehs (1934–36), and Perth Crescents (1937–38).[1]

Coaching career[edit]

He first retired as a player in 1936 to become the coach of the Perth Blue Wings in the Ottawa senior league for one year. He played a final games with the Perth Crescents during the 1937–38 season before hanging up his skates for good.


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