Arthur Throop

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Arthur Throop
Art Throop, Ottawa Victorias.jpg
Throop with the Ottawa Victorias.
Born(1884-08-19)August 19, 1884
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Died June 24, 1973(1973-06-24) (aged 88)
Haileybury, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Weight 130 lb (59 kg; 9 st 4 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Ottawa Victorias
Pittsburgh Lyceum [1]
Pittsburgh Bankers
Brantford Indians [2]
Toronto Tecumsehs
Haileybury Comets
New Westminster Royals
Portland Rosebuds
Playing career 19021915

Arthur Leonard "Art" Throop (August 19, 1884 – June 24, 1973) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played for the New Westminster Royals (1913–14) and Portland Rosebuds (1914–15) of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association. [3] He also previously played for the Ottawa Victorias, and during his time there was involved in a 1907 game which saw the death of Bud McCourt. [4] He suffered a blow to the head from an opposing player's stick during a brawl that ensued that game. [5] [6] Throop also spent time in the National Hockey Association with the Toronto Tecumsehs and Haileybury Comets. [7]


Throop died in 1973 at a Haileybury hospital. [8]

He was the last surviving former player of the Haileybury Comets and the Toronto Tecumsehs.


  Regular season Playoffs
1905–06 Ottawa Victorias FAHL 860610
1906–07 Ottawa VictoriasFAHL7404
1907–08 Pittsburgh Lyceum WPHL 17707
1907–08 Pittsburgh Bankers World Pro. Series1000
1908–09 Pittsburgh LyceumWPHL8303
1908–09 Brantford Indians OPHL 151701752
1910 Haileybury Comets NHA 1290943
1912–13 Toronto Tecumsehs NHA201101148
1913–14 New Westminster Royals PCHA 1053818
1914–15 Portland Rosebuds PCHA181682443
NHA totals322002091
PCHA totals2821113261

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  2. "Montreal won in Halifax" The Montreal Gazette February 17, 1909.
  4. "Masson Trial" Ottawa Citizen April 11, 1907.
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  8. The Ottawa Journal page 53, June 30, 1973.