Bill Holmes
Position Centre
Shot Right
6 ft 0 in (0 m)
200 lb (91 kg)
Teams NHL
Montreal Canadiens
New York Americans
Pittsburgh Shamrocks
Syracuse Stars
Niagara Falls Cataracts
London Panthers
New Haven Eagles
Buffalo Majors
Edmonton Eskimos
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born March 9, 1899(1899-03-09),
Portage la Prairie, MB, CAN
Died March 14 1961 (aged 62),
Pro Career 1924 – 1936

William Orser Holmes (b. March 9, 1899 in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba - d. March 14, 1961) is a former ice hockey centre. He played in the NHL for the Montreal Canadiens and the New York Americans.

He played senior hockey for the Brandon team in 1921-22, 1922-23, and 1923-24. In 1924-25 he turned pro with the Edmonton Eskimos.

Holmes played for the Montreal Canadiens in 1925-26 after being released by the New York Americans. He spent two seasons in the minors before rejoining the Americans in 1929-30. Holmes then stayed in the minors until he retired in 1936.

External links[edit | edit source]

Bill Holmes's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database

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