|Born||June 28, 1887|
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
|Died||December 15, 1963 76) (aged|
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
|Played for|| Ottawa Senators |
Duquesne Athletic Club (WPHL)
|Playing career||early 1900s–1914|
Thomas Frederick "Tom" Westwick (June 28, 1887 – December 15, 1963) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played five professional seasons for the Ottawa Senators and the Quebec Bulldogs from 1909 until 1916. His brother Harry was also a professional ice hockey player.
Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Westwick first played senior-level hockey with the Ottawa Hockey Club in 1906–07, although he only started in one game. In 1907–08, he played for the Ottawa Emmetts of the Ottawa City Hockey League. The following season he turned professional, playing for the Duquesne Athletic Club of the Western Pennsylvania Hockey League (WPHL). He was out of professional hockey until 1912–13 when he returned to Ottawa to play for the Senators. He switched to the Bulldogs for the 1913–14 season and played two seasons with Quebec before retiring. He died on December 15, 1963.
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