Charles "Chuck" Scherza

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Born February 15, 1923 in Brandon, Manchester, England
Height: 5’10”  Weight: 190 bs

A “Class of 1968” inductee, Chuck Scherza was one of the teamís most beloved players.

He ranks second all-time in games (649), third all-time in assists (297), fourth all-time in points (436) and ninth all-time in goals (139) in Redsí history.

A skilled but no-nonsense hockey player, Scherza also racked up 539 PIM during his 10 campaigns with Providence from 1945 to 1955. He also won a Calder Cup with the Reds in 1948. In two NHL seasons from 1943-1945, this rugged forward registered 12 points and 5 goals in 36 games.

Chuck was inducted into the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame in 1993.

PLAYING STATISTICS

 

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

Season

Team

Lge

GP

G

A

Pts

PIM

+/-

GP

G

A

Pts

PIM

1943-44

New York Rangers NHL 24 3 2 5 13  

1943-44

Boston Bruins

NHL 10 1 1 2 4  

1944-45

Hershey Bears

AHL 27 6 3 9 29   11 1 6 7 8

1944-45

New York Rangers NHL 22 2 3 5 18            

1945-46

Providence Reds NHL 61 15 27 43 81   2 0 0 0 0

1946-47

Providence Reds AHL 64 21 36 57 78            

1947-48

Providence Reds NHL 68 18 65 83 72   5 1 0 1 2

1948-49

Providence Reds NHL 68 14 13 27 54   14 0 4 4 7

1949-50

Providence Reds NHL 63 6 10 16 41   4 0 0 0 0

1950-51

Providence Reds AHL 69 13 26 39 33            

1951-52

Providence Reds AHL 68 11 9 20 32   15 1 2 3 2

1952-53

Providence Reds AHL 59 9 37 46 40            

1953-54

Providence Reds AHL 67 18 47 65 50            

1954-55

Providence Reds AHL 62 14 27 41 58            

1955-56

Trois Rivieres Lions QHL 49 14 23 37 42            
1956-57 North Bay Trappers NOHA 47 131 33 46 64            
1958-59 North Bay Trappers OHASr 12   4 5 8            

Charles "Chuck" Scherza
Left Wing / Center

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