Patrick ‘Patsy’ Guzzo

Biography

Athlete : Hockey
Year Inducted: 1985
Date of Birth: October 14th, 1914
Born in: Ottawa, Ontario

Patrick ‘Patsy’ Guzzo’s (deceased) crowning hockey achievement came in 1948 when he played for the Royal Canadian Airforce – RCAF Flyers, the team that won the Olympic and world’s championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland. In eight games, Guzzo picked up five goals and 11 assists. He was singled out for his defensive play, with not one shot coming from his wing in the eight games.

In 1946, pitched a 21-inning game in Trenton in an Air Force soft ball tournament, finally losing 4-3. The opponents had two pitchers from the Toronto Beaches League.

Other career highlights include (1)Hit 5-for-5 for Hull Volants in Interprovincial Baseball League. (2) Pitching two years with Vernon, Ontario, Guzzo won 56 games while losing only five. (3) Pitching for Bryson, Quebec, on holidays and some weekends for ten years, Guzzo won 47 games while losing only two.