|5 ft 07 in (1.70 m)|
165 lb (75 kg)
|Teams||Pittsburgh Pirates |
Pittsburgh Yellow Jackets (USAHA)
|Born||March 2, 1895,|
Midland, Ontario, Canada
|Died||July 01 1965 (aged 70),|
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
|Pro Career||1916 - 1918, 1921 – 1931|
|Olympic medal record|
|Men's ice hockey|
|Silver||1920 Antwerp||Team competition|
|Silver||1924 Chamonix||Team competition|
Herbert Joseph Drury (born March 2, 1895, Midland, Ontario, Canada – died July 1, 1965, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) was a Canadian-born/American professional ice hockey defenseman who played 6 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Philadelphia Quakers.
Playing Career[edit | edit source]
Drury joined the Pittsburgh Yellow Jackets of the USAHA in 1916. From 1918–19 he was called to military service and didn't return to playing hockey until 1921. He continued playing in the USAHA until 1925 when he signed as a free agent with the National Hockey League's Pittsburgh Pirates. He played with the Pirates during all of the franchise's five seasons.
International Play[edit | edit source]
Although Canadian born, Herb Drury was best known for being a member of the U.S. Olympic team that played in the first Winter Games at Chamonix, France in 1924. Drury recorded an astounding 22 goals along with 3 assists, for a total of 25 points in the tournament. After defeating team Sweden 20-0, the U.S. settled for the silver medal following a 6-1 defeat to Canada. Drury scored the lone American goal during the Gold medal game.