Augustus George “Gus” Rivers

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Born November 19, 1909 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Height: 5’11”  Weight: 185 bs

A “Class of 1964” charter inductee, Gus Rivers won two Stanley Cups with the Canadians in 1929 and 1930. He also won two Fontaine Cups with Providence in 1931 and 1933.

In six campaigns with the Reds from 1931 to 1937 this right-winger compiled 164 points with 72 goals and 102 PIM in 233 games. A veteran of three NHL seasons from 1929 to 1932, Rivers notched 9 points, 4 goals and 12 PIM in 88 games. He was especially productive in 16 career playoff games, hitting the nets 6 times and adding 5 assists.

He was also inducted into the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame in 1985.

PLAYING STATISTICS

 

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

Season

Team

Lge

GP

G

A

Pts

PIM

+/-

GP

G

A

Pts

PIM

1929-30

Montreal Canadiens

NHL

19 1 0 1 2   6 1 0 1 2
1930-31

Montreal Canadiens

NHL

44 2 5 7 6   10 1 0 1 0
1931-32

Montreal Canadiens

NHL

25 1 0 1 4            
1931-32 Providence Reds

CAHL

20 11 12 23 10   5 1 2 3 2
1932-33 Providence Reds

CAHL

48 11 18   25   2 1 1 2 0
1933-34 Providence Reds

CAHL

  11 8 19 17            
1934-35 Providence Reds

CAHL

  18 23 41 8            
1935-36 Providence Reds

CAHL

  13 17 30 25            
19336-37 Providence Reds

CAHL

43 8 14 22 17            

Augustus George “Gus” Rivers
Right Wing

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