Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Stan Crossett
Born in the tobacco town of Tillsonburg, Ontario on April 18th, 1900 Stan Crossett began his professional hockey career at the advanced age of 29. Crossett was a defenseman that enjoyed a significant size advantage over most of his opponents standing six feet and weighing in at 200 pounds in an era when players were commonly quite a bit smaller. Crossett played the 1929-30 season with the Port Hope Eagles, a Senior hockey club and the following season moved on to the National Hockey League.

Crossett signed a free agent contract with the Philadelphia Quakers on January 9th 1931. Crossett played 21 games for them without scoring a point and registering 10 minutes in penalties. The Quakers ceased operations at years end and Crossett returned to the Port Hope where he was married to Laura Hill.

Crossett and his wife would own and operate a taxi service, a hotel and a pool hall, all with great success. Crossett also served his country well earning the rank of Sergeant in the Second World War.

Stan Crossett passed away on July 26th, 1992 at the age of 92.

Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1929-30 Port Hope Eagles OHA-Sr.
1930-31 Philadelphia Quakers NHL 21 0 0 0 10
NHL Totals 21 0 0 0 10

Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, January 9, 1931.
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