WILLIAM (WILLY) WRIGHT BREEN

DOB - October 11, 1883
DOD - September 3, 1927

Born in Winnipeg, this centreman played ten years in the Manitoba Senior Hockey League from 1900 to 1909. He was Captain of the Winnipeg Rowing Club and scored 3 goals in a three game 1903-04 Stanley Cup Challenge against the Ottawa Silver Seven. He was a high-scoring forward who won the scoring title five of the ten years he was in the league, and his 129 goals was the most scored in that decade. Billy Breen also coached the Winnipegs to the 1913 Allan Cup Championship.