Right-winger George Horne spent parts of three seasons with the Montreal Maroons and Toronto Maple Leafs in the late 20s. He was a solid defensive player who could forecheck and creates scoring opportunities. In addition to his short NHL career he was a proficient worker as an amateur and in the Can-Pro League.
Born in Sudbury, Ontario, Horne spent several years in the NOHA with the Sudbury Wolves and North Bay Trappers. He then played briefly with the senior Grimsby Peach Kings before signing with the Maroons on the eve of the 1925-26 season. He played 13 games that year then a couple more the next season before he no longer fit into the club's plans.
Horne played for the Niagara Falls Cataracts and Stratford Nationals of the Can-Pro League for nearly two seasons. In 1927-28 he led the league with 32 goals in 40 games and helped Stratford to the Can-Pro title. In September, 1928 the veteran winger was dealt to the Toronto Maple Leafs. He scored nine goals for the club and worked well on a line with Eric Pettinger and Baldy Cotton before retiring at the end of the 1929-30 season.