William Harvey "The Dapper Yapper" Warwick (November 17, 1924 – October 3, 2007) was a professional Canadian ice hockey forward. He was inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, he was one of a number of hockey-playing brothers which included Grant Warwick. Bill began his hockey career with the junior Regina Abbotts. Most of his pro hockey career was spent in the minors, but he also played 14 games with the National Hockey League New York Rangers during the 1942 and 1944 season seasons. He had three goals and three assists with the Rangers.
Both Warwick and his brother Grant played on the Penticton Vees when they won the 1955 World Championship for Canada. Warwick said of the victory, "Boy, this was better than winning the Stanley Cup." During the championship, Warwick scored two goals as the Canadian team beat the Russians 5–0.
He retired in 1958.
[edit | edit source]
- Billy Warwick's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Billy Warwick's biography at Legends of Hockey
References[edit | edit source]
- "Hall of Famer Warwick dead at 82," The Leader-Post; CanWest News Service, October 04, 2007.