Jack Riley (ice hockey, born 1908)
December 29, 1908|
Birchinlee, England, United Kingdom
|Died||January 19, 1993
Vancouver, BC, CAN
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)|
|Played for||Detroit Red Wings
Born in Birchinlee, England, United Kingdom in 1908, Riley was raised in Alberta, playing for the Calgary Indians of the Calgary City Junior Hockey League. He was member of a Memorial Cup losing side while with the Indians.
Riley played four seasons in the NHL, primarily with the Montreal Canadiens. Following 104 NHL games he scored a total of 10 goals and 22 assists for 32 points, recording just 8 penalty minutes. He would go on to play in the AHA and lead the Tulsa Oilers in scoring during the 1936–37 season. Riley died in Vancouver in 1993.
- Society for International Hockey Research
- The Vancouver Sun, Saturday January 23, 1993, pg. E15