Saturday, July 2, 2011

Bill Touhey

Described as a solid checker who could chip in on offense, left winger Bill Touhey played in 273 NHL games, most notably in his hometown with the original Ottawa Senators. He 65 goals, 40 assists and 105 points in his career.

Not a whole lot is known about Touhey,'s career, but after hockey Bill remained active in Ottawa in both the hockey and business scenes.

He coached the Ottawa RCAF Flyers during the 1941-42 Allan Cup playoffs and was an original investor in the Ottawa 67s junior hockey team. A long time member of the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club, he was inducted into the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame in 1978.

On the business side Touhey owned the Albion Hotel in Ottawa from the late '40s to the late '60s.


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