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Leo Reise
Position Defenceman
Shot Left
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
205 lb (93 kg)
Teams Hamilton Tigers
Chicago Blackhawks
Detroit Red Wings
New York Rangers
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born July 1, 1892(1892-07-01),
Pembroke, Ontario, Canada
Died July 8 1975 (aged 83),
Pro Career 1920 – 1932

Leo Reise, Sr. (June 1, 1892 – July 8, 1975) was a Canadian professional hockey player who played 8 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Hamilton Tigers, New York Americans and New York Rangers. He was born in Pembroke, Ontario, Canada.

He started out with the Hamilton Tigers of the Ontario Hockey Association and played with the junior, intermediate, and senior level teams. In 1920 he turned pro with the Hamilton Tigers when they moved in from Quebec City.

In 1923 he joined the Saskatoon Crescents of the Western Canada Hockey League for three seasons, then went to the New York Americans in 1926 and the New York Rangers in 1929.

Reise retired in 1932.

Awards & Achievements[]

  • OHA-Sr. Second All-Star Team (1918, 1921)
  • OHA-Sr. First All-Star Team (1920)


Reise lost sight in one of his eyes as a youngster, yet he continued to play hockey. The loss did not come as a result of an injury but rather as the result of an optical nerve that simply died.

His son Leo Reise, Jr. won 2 Stanley Cups with the Detroit Red Wings in 1950 and 1952.

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