|Leo Reise, Jr.|
|6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
205 lb (93 kg)
|Teams||Chicago Black Hawks|
Detroit Red Wings
New York Rangers
|Born||7 June 1922,|
Stoney Creek, ON, CAN
|Pro Career||1945 – 1954|
Following junior hockey in Brantford and Guelph, Reise enlisted in the navy where he played for the naval teams of Victoria, Halifax and Winnipeg where he played on the 1945 Basil Baker trophy winning team. Leo Reise began his NHL career following the end of World War II playing six games with the Chicago Black Hawks in the 1945–46 NHL season. Part way through the next season, he was traded to the Detroit Red Wings where he remained until the end of the 1951–52 NHL season. He finished his last two seasons, 1952–53 and 1953–54, with the New York Rangers. In 494 NHL games, he recorded 28 goals and 109 points.
When Leo Reise Jr. entered the NHL in 1945, it was the first time in league history that a father and son had both made it to the NHL level.
Awards and Achievements
- USHL First All-Star Team (1946)
- NHL Second All-Star Team (1950, 1951)
- Played in NHL All-Star Game (1950, 1951, 1952, 1953)
An incredible video featuring the 1951 off-season activities of 15 NHL players in the days when most worked during the summer. Brief, excellent game footage of each is shown. Players featured are Ted Lindsay, Johnny Peirson, Bill Mosienko, Bill Gadsby, Bill Juzda, Leo Reise, Jack Gelineau, Edgar Laprade, Doug and Max Bentley, Chuck Rayner, Gus Mortson, Pentti Lund, Glen Harmon, Elmer Lach.
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