Sammy Rothschild
Position Forward
Teams NHL
Montreal Maroons
Pittsburgh Pirates
New York Americans
Born October 16, 1899(1899-10-16),
Sudbury, Ontario
Died April 15 1987 (aged 87),
Pro Career 1924 – 1928

Samuel Rothschild (October 16, 1899 in Sudbury, Ontario - April 15, 1987) was a retired professional ice hockey player who played 102 games in the National Hockey League. He played for the Montreal Maroons, Pittsburgh Pirates, and New York Americans. He was the last surviving member of the 1926 Stanley Cup champion Maroons.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Rothschild played hockey in the Montreal area for Montreal Harmonia, McGill University and the Montreal Stars before returning home to play for the junior Sudbury Wolves in 1919. He played the next four seasons with the senior Sudbury Wolves before joining the expansion Montreal Maroons in 1924. He played three seasons with the Maroons before being sold to the Pirates in 1927. He finished the 1927–28 season with the New York Americans after being suspended by the Pirates in December 1927. It was his last season in the NHL. He retired and took up coaching, and coached the junior Sudbury Wolves to the 1932 Memorial Cup championship.

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