Ernest Harvey Pulford

Biography

Hockey
Year Inducted: 1966
Date of Birth: April 22nd, 1875
Born in: Toronto , Ontario

Ernest Harvey Pulford (deceased) was a Canadian athlete at the turn of the twentieth century, winning national championships in ice hockey, lacrosse, football, boxing, paddling and rowing. A highly regarded defenceman with the Ottawa Hockey Club, where he was known for being a large and solid player who was excellent at checking opponents.

With Ottawa he won the Stanley Cup four times, and also won championships or tournaments in every sport in which he played. When the Hockey Hall of Fame was founded in 1945, Pulford was one of the original nine inductees.