|Born||January 5, 1907,|
Ottawa, ON, CAN
|Died||January 29 1957 (aged 50),|
|5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)
|Pro clubs||Ottawa Senators (NHL|
Gene Vincent "Blackie" Chouinard (January 5, 1907 – January 29, 1957) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played eight games in the NHL with the Ottawa Senators during the 1927–28 NHL season.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Chouinard played senior hockey from 1921–25 in his hometown with the Ottawa Montagnards in the Ottawa City Senior League. He then played the 1925–26 season in Eveleth, Minnesota and following season in Niagara Falls, Ontario. During the 1927–28 Chouinard played for the Quebec Castors and he also joined the Ottawa Senators for eight games during the 1927–28 NHL season. Chouinard played failed to score a point in eight NHL games, but he did go on to play eight more years of hockey.
Coaching career[edit | edit source]
He first retired as a player in 1936 to become the coach of the junior Perth Blue Wings for one year. He played a final season with the senior Perth Crescents in 1937–38 before hanging up his skates for good.