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Bouse Hutton
Bouse Hutton.jpg
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
0 ft 0 in (0.00 m)
0 lb (0 kg)
Teams Ottawa (CAHL)
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born October 24, 1877,
Ottawa, Ontario
Died October 27, 1962,
place unknown
Pro Career 1898 – 1904
Hall of Fame, 1962

John Bower "Bouse" Hutton (October 24, 1877 – October 27, 1962) was a Canadian ice hockey goaltender who played for the Ottawa Hockey Club. Hutton also played lacrosse as a goaltender for the Ottawa Capitals, and Canadian football as a fullback for the Ottawa Rough Riders. Playing at the highest level of competition in each sport, Hutton won championships with all three teams.

Hutton won the Stanley Cup twice with Ottawa in 1903 and 1904. Hutton was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1962.


Hutton began his ice hockey career with the Ottawa Hockey Club of the Canadian Amateur Hockey League (CAHL) in the 1898–99 season, appearing in two games. The 1899–1900 season was Hutton's first full season with Ottawa. Hutton finished the season with a 4–3 record, with a 2.70 goals-against average, in a time when double-digit scores were very common.

In the 1900–01 season, Hutton played eight games, posting a 7–0–1 record, with a 2.50 goals-against average.

In the 1901–02 season, Hutton posted a 5–3 record, with two shutouts, for a 1.70 goals-against average. In the 1902–03 season, Hutton posted a 6–2 regular season record, with a 3.80 goals-against average. In the CAHL playoffs, Hutton posted a 1–0–1 record, with one shutout and a 0.50 goals-average, while in the Stanley Cup finals, Hutton posted a 2–0 record, with a 2.00 goals-against average as Ottawa won the Stanley Cup. After the Stanley Cup win, the Ottawa Hockey Club was renamed the Silver Seven, after the silver coins given to the players after their Stanley Cup victory.

In the 1903–04 season, Hutton a 4–0 record for Ottawa, with a 3.80 goals-against average. As Ottawa withdrew from the CAHL, Hutton appeared in Stanley Cup challenges only, posting a 6–1–1 record, with one shutout and a 2.90 goals-against average. At the end of the CAHL season, the Stanley Cup trustees ruled that Ottawa would retain the Cup. After the conclusion of the 1903–04 season, Hutton retired from ice hockey.

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