Wednesday, April 14, 2010

REGINA PATS - FREDDIE METCALF (1925-27)

(Photo: Mrs. Randall Carpenter - Great Niece), Whistler, B.C.)

Fred played for the Regina Pats during the 1925-26 and 1926-27 seasons. Went on to play for St. Louis Flyers of the American Hockey Association (AHA) during the 1928-29 season. Went on to play with Tulsa Oilers (AHA) from 1929-30 to 1931-32. Following season played with St. Paul Greyhounds and also Tulsa. In 1933-34 with Portland Buckaroos of tne North West Hockey League (NWHL). From 1934-35 to 1937-38 played with the Kansas City Greyhounds of the American Hockey Association (AHA).

Retired from playing hockey and the Head Coached the Lethbridge Maple Leafs of the Alberta, (Canada), Senior Hockey League from 1938-39 to 1939-40. During the 1940-41 season he Coached the Regina Rangers of the Saskatchewan Senior Hockey League (SSHL) to the Allan Cup (Senior Champions of Canada). Following year 1941-42 Coached New York Rovers of the Eastern Hockey League (EHL).

Served the United Stated States Army from 1942 to 1944, then back Coaching with New York Rovers as a Mid-Season replacement in the 1945-46 and Coached to the 1947-48 season.