Toronto Professional Hockey Club
Name: Toronto Professional Hockey Club
League: Ontario Professional Hockey League
City: Toronto, Ontario
Arena: Mutual Street Rink
Owner: Percy Quinn
Founded: 1906
Ceased: 1909
Stanley Cups: 0

History - Main Discussion

The Toronto Professional Hockey Club was Toronto's first professional hockey team, playing in the Ontario Professional Hockey League. The Toronto Pro HC was also the first team from Toronto to challege for the Stanley Cup, losing to the Montreal Wanderers in 1908.


The Toronto Pro HC was founded in 1906 to give Toronto its first professional hockey team. Toronto would play its first ever game against the Canadian Soo team of the International Hockey League (IHL), losing 7-0 in their home arena. For two seasons, the club continued to only play exhibition games. However, in 1907, Toronto helped found the Ontario Professional Hockey League (OPHL), and began playing league games in 1908.

1908 Stanley Cup ChallengeEdit

On March 14, 1908, Toronto played the Montreal Wanderers in a one game championship for the Stanley Cup. The Wanderers won the game 6-4, and with it the Stanley Cup.

Toronto Stanley Cup Roster

  • Chuck Tyner (Goaltender)
  • Con Corbeau (point)
  • Rowley Young (coverpoint)
  • Bert Morrison (Forward)
  • Newsy Lalonde (Forward)
  • Bruce Ridpath (Forward)
  • Wally Mercer (Forward)
  • Jack Marks (Substitute)

Notable PlayersEdit