Emory Sparrow

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Emory Sparrow
Spunk Sparrow, Winnipeg 61st Battalion.jpg
Sparrow in 1916 with the Winnipeg 61st Battalion.
Born (1897-09-15)September 15, 1897
Hartney, Manitoba, Canada
Died February 2, 1965(1965-02-02) (aged 67)
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
Played for Winnipeg 61st Battalion
Regina Capitals
Edmonton Eskimos
Calgary Tigers
Boston Bruins
Playing career 1921–1926

William Emery Sparrow (September 15, 1897 – February 2, 1965) was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played one season in the National Hockey League for the Boston Bruins. He also played with the Regina Capitals, Edmonton Eskimos and Calgary Tigers in the Western Canada Hockey League.[1] As a professional player, he spelled his name Emory, and was commonly known by the nickname Spunk Sparrow.

Before he appeared on the professional hockey scene, Sparrow won the Canadian amateur championship trophy Allan Cup in 1916 with the Winnipeg 61st Battalion.

Awards and achievements[edit]

  • Allan Cup (1916)
  • PHL First All-Star Team (1927)


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