Harvey Bennett

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Born July 23, 1925 in Edington, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height: 6’0”  Weight: 180 bs

A “Class of 1967” inductee, Harvey Bennett played more seasons (12), more games between the pipes (480) and registered more wins (226) than any other Reds goaltender.

He is also the patriarch of one of Rhode Islandís most accomplished hockey families. Bennett compiled a 3.61 GAA, a 226-224-30 record and posted 10 shutouts from 1947 to 1959 with Providence.

This nimble, reliable netminder was a member of the Redsí 1948 championship team and in his first professional and only NHL season (1944), Bennett compiled a 4.20 GAA in 25 games with the Boston Bruins. He was inducted into the American Hockey League Hall of Fame in 2013.

PLAYING STATISTICS

 

REGULAR SEASONN

Season

Team

Lge

GP

Min

GA

EN

SO

GAA

W

L

T

PCT

1944-45

Boston Bruins

NHL

25 1470 103 0 0 4.20 10 12 2
1944-45

Boston Olympics

EHL

0          
1945-46

Boston Olympics

EHL

45   145 0 2 3.22        
1946-47 Hershey Bears

AHL

60                  
1947-48 Providence Reds

AHL

63   242 0 0 3.84        
1948-49 Providence Reds

AHL

67   212 0 3 3.16        
1948-49 Providence Reds

AHL

60   219 0 0 3.65        
1949-50 Providence Reds

AHL

57                  
1950-51 Providence Reds

AHL

47   160 4 1 3.40        
1951-52 Providence Reds

AHL

58   224 4 1 3.86        
1952-53 Providence Reds

AHL

59                  
1953-54 Providence Reds

AHL

48   192 6 0 4.00        
1955-56 Providence Reds

AHL

3   17 0 0 5.67        
1956-57 Providence Reds AHL 7   29 0 0 4.14      
1957-58 Providence Reds AHL 1   2 0 0 2.00      
1957-58 Trois-Rivieres Lions QHL 1                
1958-59 Providence Reds AHL 16                
1958-59 Washington Presidents

EHL

3                

Harvey Bennett
Goalie

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