Chapman started his National Hockey League career with the Boston Bruins in 1930. He also played for the New York Americans and retired after the 1940 season. In 1938, he was a member of the NHL All-Star Team.
He played junior hockey with the Winnipeg Tammany Tigers in 1923-24. He also played senior hockey for various teams in Manitoba and the Thunder Bay region, winning the Allan Cup with Port Arthur in 1925-26.
He played three and a half seasons with the Bruins and six and a half with the Americans. He was an excellent play maker and defensive specialist, scoring 62 goals and 176 assists in 438 NHL games played. He twice led the NHL in assists, with 34 in the 1934–35 New York Americans season and 28 in the 1935–36 New York Americans season.
Awards & Achievements[edit | edit source]
- Allan Cup Championship (1926)
- NHL Second All-Star Team (1937)
- Calder Cup Championship (1944)
- Honoured Member of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame