Tony Gingras

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Tony Gingras
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Gingras with the Winnipeg Victorias in the 1899–1900 season.
Born(1876-10-20)October 20, 1876
Saint Boniface, Manitoba, Canada
Died April 27, 1937(1937-04-27) (aged 60)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Position Right wing
Played for Winnipeg Victorias
Playing career 18951904

Antoine Blanc Gingras (October 20, 1875 – April 27, 1937) was a top scoring Metis amateur ice hockey right winger who was active in the late 1890s and early 1900s. Gingras played with the Winnipeg Victorias of the Manitoba Hockey Association and won two Stanley Cups with the team, in 1901 against the Montreal Shamrocks [1] and in 1902 against the Toronto Wellingtons. [2] On the Victorias team Gingras formed a successful partnership with center forward Dan Bain.

Gingras was born on October 20, 1875 at St. Boniface, the son of François Gingras and Annie McMurray (both Metis). Tony was named after his famous grandfather, fur trader Antoine Blanc Gingras, a founder of St. Joseph, North Dakota (now Walhalla). [3] [4] Gingras died in Winnipeg in 1937. [5]

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