James Syme
Born October 1, 1926(1926-10-01),

Blairhall, Fife, Scotland

Died August 22, 1973 (aged 46),

London, ON, Canada



6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Position Defender
Played for Dunfermline Vikings

Paisley Pirates

Playing career 1948–1957

James "Tiny" Syme (October 1, 1926(1926-10-01) – August 22, 1973) is a former British ice hockey player. He played for the Dunfermline Vikings and Paisley Pirates during the 1940s and 1950s. He also played for the Great Britain national ice hockey team at the 1950 Ice Hockey World Championships. He emigrated to Canada in 1957 where he continued to play ice hockey with the Strathroy Rockets and the St. Thomas Royals in the OHA Senior A Hockey League. He was inducted to the British Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 2006.

He his the older brother of fellow British Ice Hockey Hall of Fame member, Thomas "Tuck" Syme.

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