Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Carson Cooper
At the age of 25, Carson Cooper played his first professional hockey league game as a member of the Boston Bruins in 1924. He played 12 games that year, scoring five goals and eight points. In 1925-26, he dressed for 36 games and was an offensive powerhouse, scoring 28 times. The following year, Cooper was traded midway through the season to the Montreal Canadiens. In 14 games with his new club, he scored five goals and eight points. The Bruins, minus Cooper, advanced to the championship finals that year, but lost to the Ottawa Senators.

In 1927-28, Cooper began a three-year association with the Detroit Cougars where he did not miss a single game. In 1929-30, he had the finest year of his NHL career, scoring 18 goals and 36 points. In 1931-32, the team became the Detroit Falcons, and Cooper dressed for all 48 games. After a year out of professional hockey, Cooper joined the IHL's Detroit Olympics where he served a dual role of player and assistant coach, contributing 17 points. He played one more year with the Olympics before retiring after the 1934-35 campaign.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1916-17 Montreal Canada Cement MCHL
1917-18 Hamilton Tigers-2 OHA-Int.
1918-19 Hamilton Tigers OHA-Sr. 7 1 1 2
1919-20 Hamilton Tigers OHA-Sr. 6 18 2 20 2 2 0 2 0
1920-21 Hamilton Tigers OHA-Sr. 10 14 2 16
1921-22 Hamilton Tigers OHA-Sr. 10 22 1 23
1922-23 Hamilton Tigers OHA-Sr. 12 20 7 27 2 1 1 2 2
1923-24 Hamilton Tigers OHA-Sr. 10 33 7 40 2 5 1 6
1924-25 Boston Bruins NHL 12 5 3 8 4
1925-26 Boston Bruins NHL 36 28 3 31 10
1926-27 Boston Bruins NHL 10 0 0 0 0
1926-27 Montreal Canadiens NHL 14 9 3 12 16 3 0 0 0 0
1927-28 Detroit Cougars NHL 43 15 2 17 32
1928-29 Detroit Cougars NHL 43 18 9 27 14 2 0 0 0 2
1929-30 Detroit Cougars NHL 44 18 18 36 14
1930-31 Detroit Falcons NHL 44 14 14 28 10
1931-32 Detroit Falcons NHL 48 3 5 8 11 2 0 0 0 0
1932-33 Detroit Olympics IHL 2 0 0 0 0
1933-34 Detroit Olympics IHL 37 11 6 17 16 6 1 1 2 2
1934-35 Detroit Olympics IHL 12 2 4 6 0 3 0 0 0 2
1934-35 Windsor Bulldogs IHL 14 4 5 9 4
NHL Totals 294 110 57 167 111 7 0 0 0 2


OHA-Sr. First All-Star Team (1921, 1922, 1923) Signed as a free agent by Boston, November 2, 1924.
Missed majority of 1924-25 due to knee injury vs. Hamilton, December 10, 1924. Traded to Montreal by Boston for Billy Boucher with both teams holding right of recall, January 17, 1927.
Players returned to original teams, May 22, 1927. Traded to Detroit by Boston for cash, May 22, 1927.
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