Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Rolly Huard
Rolly Huard was a centre wheo dressed for one NHL game with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1930-31. He was better known as a reliable worker in the minors and at the senior hockey level.

The crafty pivot starred in his hometown of Ottawa at University and with the senior Montagnards. After spending the 1925-26 season with the Fort William Forts of the TBSHL, he turned pro with the Windsor Hornets of the Can-Pro circuit. By the late 20's, Huard was a regular in the IAHL with the Buffalo Bisons and Syracuse Stars.

While toiling in the IAHL, Huard was called upon to join the Maple Leafs as an emergency replacement on December 14, 1930. He played solidly and notched a goal to become one of only two players, along with Dean Morton sixty year later, who scored in their only NHL appearance. Huard returned to the IAHL and AHA then retired in 1934 after playing two years with the St. Louis Flyers. He took a year away from the game then returned in 1935-36 to coach the senior La Salle club of Ottawa.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1921-22 University of Ottawa OCHL 12 10 7 17 12
1922-23 Ottawa Montagnards OCHL 9 8 4 12 2 2 0 0 0 0
1923-24 Ottawa Montagnards OCHL 12 4 2 6 6 5 1 6 6
1924-25 Ottawa Montagnards OCHL 16 13 3 16 7 1 0 1 8
1925-26 Fort William Forts TBSHL 20 13 4 17 18 3 0 0 0 2
1926-27 Windsor Hornets Can-Pro 32 16 4 20 16
1927-28 Windsor Hornets Can-Pro 42 21 7 28 8
1928-29 Windsor Hornets Can-Pro 2 0 0 0 0
1928-29 Buffalo Bisons Can-Pro 40 18 8 26 12
1929-30 Buffalo Bisons IHL 40 8 6 14 16 7 1 1 2 10
1930-31 Buffalo Bisons IHL 20 5 4 9 6
1930-31 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 1 1 0 1 0
1930-31 Syracuse Stars IHL 10 1 2 3 0
1930-31 London Tecumsehs IHL 17 2 1 3 6
1931-32 London Tecumsehs IHL 45 3 11 14 12 6 1 2 3 0
1932-33 St. Louis Flyers AHA 45 15 17 32 2 4 0 0 0 2
1933-34 St. Louis Flyers AHA 42 5 5 10 14 7 0 1 1 2
NHL Totals 1 1 0 1 0


OCHL First All-Star Team (1922)
OCHL Second All-Star Team (1923)
Signed as a free agent by Windsor (Can-Pro), October 14, 1926. Traded to Buffalo (Can-Pro) by Mtl. Maroons (Windsor/Can-Pro) for Mike Neville, November 18, 1928. Loaned to Toronto by Buffalo (IHL) as an emergency injury replacement, December 13, 1930.
One of only three players (Dean Morton, Brad Fast) to score a goal in his only NHL game. Traded to Syracuse (IHL) by Buffalo (IHL) for Martin Lauder, January 3, 1931. Traded to Toronto (London-IHL) by Syracuse (IHL) for Wallace Moore and Jimmy Smith, January 29, 1931.