Last NameSportCountryYear Inducted

Sport: Ice Hockey
Inducted: 1992
Country: Canada
Born: November 28, 1883 in Bedford, Quebec
Died: July 1940

A pioneer Canadian sportsman, Cece Hart coached the National Hockey League’s Montreal Canadiens to back-to-back Stanley Cup Championships in 1929–30 and 1930–31. He coached the Canadiens for eight full seasons, and in each of those NHL campaigns, the
Canadians qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

A direct descendant of Canada’s first Jewish settler, Aaron Hart, Cece enjoyed great success from 1900 to 1922, playing, coaching, organizing, and managing amateur baseball and hockey teams for the Star Club of Montreal. In 1910, he organized and served as ecretarytreasurer
of the Montreal City Hockey League and took on the responsibilities
of secretary-treasurer of the Eastern Canada Amateur Hockey Association.
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