Alex Currie

Alex John Currie (1891-12-11 – 1951-10-04), was head coach of the original Ottawa Senators for the 1925/26 NHL season and, as a player for the Senators, he won the Stanley Cup in the 1910/11 NHA season.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Born in Ottawa, Currie graduated to senior hockey with the Ottawa Primroses of the Ottawa City Senior League in 1907, joining the Ottawa Emmetts in 1908. Currie joined the professional Haileybury Comets for their season in the National Hockey Association in 1909/10, before returning to Ottawa to play for the Senators in their 1910/11 Stanley Cup championship season. He was loaned to Quebec for one game that season. The following season, he did not play hockey. He returned to the NHA in 1913 with the Montreal Wanderers for one season, and played one final season with Senators in 1914/15.

Coaching career[edit | edit source]

Starting in 1914, Currie became coach of various teams in the Ottawa area. He coached in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Ottawa Senators in the 1925/26 season.

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Currie died from drowning on October 4, 1951.

Preceded by
Pete Green
Head Coach of the Ottawa Senators (Original)
Succeeded by
Dave Gill
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